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Comparing Invisalign® and Traditional Braces

Straight and evenly spaced teeth are a common dental goal. Straight teeth not only contribute to an aesthetically pleasing smile, but also support good oral health by making teeth easier to clean during your daily oral hygiene routine. Traditional braces and Invisalign® clear aligners are the most popular orthodontic choices for straightening teeth. Since each […]

Written by prositesdentalMay 24 • 3 minute read

Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Retainer

If you’ve worn braces or clear aligners, you know how important retainers are in maintaining your newly straightened teeth. Retainers are typically worn after orthodontic treatment to keep your teeth from shifting back to their original position. They help to hold your teeth in place and ensure that all of the hard work that went […]

Written by prositesdentalMay 10 • 3 minute read

Debunking Myths About Adult Braces

For many adults, the word “braces” brings up a picture of a kid or teenager with bulky metal wires and brackets running across their teeth. However, this is a false stereotype. Dental braces are ideal for orthodontic patients of all ages and come in many different types. In fact, more and more adults are tapping […]

Written by prositesdentalNov 2 • 2 minute read

Tips to Make Wearing Braces More Comfortable

When you first get braces or have them adjusted, they might feel uncomfortable for a few days. This adjustment period is perfectly normal, but there are ways to help make your braces more comfortable. The following tips can help make your braces more comfortable: Talk to Your Dentist or Orthodontist If your braces are uncomfortable, […]

Written by prositesdentalAug 10 • 2 minute read

6 Ways to Straighten Your Teeth Without Braces

Having misaligned teeth can take a toll on your confidence, but modern dentistry makes it possible to overcome this challenge. There are several teeth straightening options that your dentist may recommend to either straighten your smile or reduce the appearance of misaligned teeth. Braces can straighten your teeth and make your smile appear more even. […]

Written by prositesdentalJul 20 • 3 minute read

What You Should Know About Getting Braces as an Adult

While straight teeth can help you feel more confident in your appearance, a well-aligned smile is important for more than just dental aesthetics. Having straight teeth can also make it easier to take care of your oral health and help you avoid dental issues in the future. Although many teens wear braces to address dental […]

Written by prositesdentalApr 20 • 2 minute read

Fun Ways to Personalize Your Braces

Braces are an effective solution to help straighten your smile and correct dental misalignment. However, many kids and teens aren’t thrilled at the idea of wearing metal brackets and wires on their teeth. However, braces don’t have to be boring or unattractive! There are a variety of design and customization options that can make braces […]

Written by prositesdentalFeb 23 • 2 minute read

5 Signs Your Bite Might Be Misaligned

There are various forms of bite misalignment or malocclusion, such as an open bite, underbite, or overbite. Common dental alignment problems also included overcrowded or crooked teeth. The earlier you notice and address malocclusion, the better your chances of successfully realigning your teeth and jaws. So how do you know that your bite is shifting […]

Written by prositesdentalNov 10 • 2 minute read

What Is Occlusal Disease?

Occlusal disease (commonly referred to as OD) refers to the destructive process that misaligned teeth undergo. Occlusal disease is a major contributor to tooth loss and can have a significant impact on your overall oral health. Quite a number of people don’t even realize that they’re suffering from occlusal disease. Provided that your teeth are […]

Written by prositesdentalSep 22 • 2 minute read

After Orthodontic Treatment

Having your braces removed is a big milestone. Learn how to protect your new smile for years to come with these great tips!

Written by prositesdentalJun 17 • 2 minute read

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