Entries by Dr. Afsaneh

Foods to Avoid with Braces: A Comprehensive Guide

  Foods to Avoid with Braces: A Comprehensive Guide Maintaining a healthy diet while wearing braces is crucial for ensuring your orthodontic treatment progresses smoothly. Certain foods can damage your braces, prolonging treatment time and causing discomfort. At Dr. Braces Orthodontics, we want to help you make the best dietary choices to keep your braces […]

Can You Get Braces With A Crown? (We Answer)

If you have a dental crown and are considering getting braces, it’s crucial to discuss your dental history with your orthodontist. Overall, having a crown should not prevent you from getting braces. However, there are some considerations that your orthodontist may discuss with you:

Invisalign Not Tracking? Understanding Causes and Solutions

Proper Invisalign tracking is a crucial part of the teeth alignment process. It refers to how well the aligners fit onto your teeth and follow the treatment plan designed by your orthodontist. The success of Invisalign treatment primarily hinges on this important factor. Invisalign aligners, unlike traditional braces, rely solely on their perfect fit to gradually […]

Can You Chew Gum With Braces? (Alternatives)

It’s a question many people confront when they first get braces: Can they still enjoy the simple pleasure of chewing gum? The answer is not black and white, as it largely depends on the type of braces and gum. However, there are general guidelines to be followed. Ready to unlock the mystery? Keep reading to learn […]

How To Disinfect a Retainer – (FULL GUIDE)

Ever wondered how to properly care for your dental retainer? Put your worries aside! Maintaining oral health goes beyond just brushing and flossing, especially for those who wear dental retainers. Maintaining a clean and disinfected retainer is of utmost importance for the overall oral health and well-being of individuals. Retainers are commonly used in orthodontics […]

Veneers Vs. Braces – Unraveling the Dental Dilemma

In the early days, the wire used in traditional braces was made from gold, so, of course, only the elite could afford them. Then, NASA developed a metal alloy called nickel-titanium which changed the game for dentistry. From then on, people in all income brackets could afford them.   In this article, you can learn more […]

Invisalign Chewies: Enhancing Your Invisalign Experience

Ever wondered how to enhance your Invisalign treatment experience? Look no further, because we’ve got you covered with Invisalign chewies! In this article, we’ll explore: What Invisalign chewies are How they can benefit your treatment How to properly use them Invisalign Chewies Alternative Accessories Function Helps seat aligners properly Varies depending on accessory Material Made […]

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