It’s essential to follow your orthodontists ’recommendation and wear your retainer after completing orthodontic treatment to ensure that your new smile lasts a lifetime.
Dr. Vivek Cheba shares helpful resources, tips, and advice for your dental health, and about orthodontics and Invisalign specifically.
Everyone deserves a smile to be proud of, and thanks to modern advances in the world of dentistry, there are new technologies available that are specifically designed to accelerate the tooth straightening process.
If you are preparing to start your orthodontic journey with braces, or if you already have them installed on your teeth, you might have some questions about the purpose of the tiny rubber bands.
As innovations in dental technology continue to advance, particularly in orthodontics, more and more adults are deciding to invest in orthodontic care. But with an older demographic comes teeth that have likely previously required some form of dental restoration.
New and potential patients often ask if they need a referral from their general dentist to see an orthodontist.
If you're a candidate for orthodontics and you've decided to move forward with treatment, congratulations! Though an exciting time, it's understandable that new patients will have many questions regarding their treatment plan. And one of the most frequently asked questions is how often they'll be visiting their orthodontist's office for routine appointments.
It may come as a surprise, but straight teeth do not only provide an aesthetically pleasing outcome. In todays society, aesthetics play a significant role in overall happiness, but straightened teeth go far beyond appearances. From easier cleaning to increased self-esteem, having straight, pearly whites support the healthy function of various parts of the body. Additionally, there are proven social and psychological benefits.
Are you concerned about your child's teeth but are not sure when the right time is to seek professional help? Many parents are unaware that The Canadian Association of Orthodontics recommends that every child see an orthodontic specialist no later than age seven. As parents, you want only the best for your child. And their health, including proper oral health, should be a top priority.