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How Long is Invisalign Treatment? Are you looking for ways to straighten your teeth? While not long ago, metal braces were the only treatment choice for people with crooked teeth, many people are now choosing Invisalign instead. Invisalign treatment is a popular option that uses clear plastic aligners instead of metal hardware. Invisalign has the […]
How To Deal With Invisalign Pain And Discomfort Invisalign is an excellent option for straightening teeth, but it can sometimes cause some discomfort, pain, or soreness. Usually, the pain is less when compared to traditional braces and can vary in intensity from individual to individual. Most people describe Invisalign pain as pressure or discomfort as […]
Phases Of Braces Braces are a type of orthodontic treatment that improves teeth and jaw functions and enhances your smile. Braces at Orthodontic Arts are suitable for teens and adults and can also help boost self-confidence. Each patient seeking to improve their bite and smile will have to go through the different phases of braces […]
Once you decide to straighten your teeth, you may be wondering how do braces work? Braces consist of four essential parts. These are: • Ceramic or metal brackets are attached to each tooth. • A bonding material attaches the brackets to your teeth. • Your brackets are connected by a thin metal archwire to place […]
Based on recommendations from the CDC, American Dental Association and the Oklahoma Dental Association, we are postponing all non-emergency related care in our office until April 6 due to the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. In the event that date changes, we will notify our patients immediately, so please check back often and remain flexible […]
Flossing your teeth is just as important to do if you have braces as it is if you do not have braces. Learning how to floss with braces promotes oral hygiene and health, and it gives you a healthy and beneficial smile. Flossing is essential as it gets to the hard to reach places toothbrushes […]
How to Clean Invisalign Trays Invisalign aligners have so many benefits. To fully utilize these benefits, you must take care of your trays appropriately. If not cleaned properly, your aligners will become discolored with a buildup of bacteria. Neglecting to clean them will cause significant odor and damages your teeth. Other people will notice quickly. […]
Why do you need an Orthodontist? Are you wondering if you need to see an orthodontist improve the appearance or health of your smile? The truth is that an orthodontist has advanced training in the functions, health, and diseases of the teeth, gums and supporting structures of your mouth. They can tell you whether or […]
Midtown Walkabout Fall 2019!
These pictures are an example from one of our patients who had some minor shifting of her top and bottom teeth. Nudge was able to straighten out those slight imperfections and get her smile back to how she loved it!