Invisalign® Versus Traditional Braces

When it comes to correcting a crooked smile, there are two orthodontic options to choose from: bracket-and-wire braces or Invisalign® aligners. Determining which treatment is right for you can be challenging, but there are several differences to consider. Invisalign trays are clear and discreet, yet they are not recommended for patients with severely crooked teeth. … Continued

Orthodontics: Invisalign vs. Traditional Braces

You’ve made the decision to improve your smile’s appearance by seeking out orthodontic treatment, but which type of braces is right for you? Both options offer unique benefits. Invisalign braces are clear and discreet, which appeals to most patients. However, with traditional braces you have the advantage of never losing your braces. Dr. Ruth Bailey … Continued

Do You Need Dental Veneers or Invisalign®?

Cosmetic dentistry can enhance the appearance of your smile in more ways than one. That embarrassing gap between your teeth can be corrected with dental veneers or Invisalign, but which treatment is right for you? If you’re unhappy with the color of your tooth enamel or shape of your teeth, veneers may be the best … Continued

The Side of Cosmetic Dentistry You Might Not Be Aware Of

Cosmetic dentistry carries a label. It’s one that often causes a misunderstanding. For example, you might only equate the popular category of dentistry with procedures such as teeth whitening or facial esthetics. You might also give it credit for orthodontics and smile makeovers that include porcelain veneers. You’d be correct. Those treatments qualify as cosmetic … Continued

The Lifestyle Impact of Invisalign®️ and Why It Matters

There’s a reason you might choose to avoid orthodontic treatment. It’s also the same reason you would reconsider and choose Invisalign®️. Next to appearance or cost issues you would likely set aside orthodontic treatment due to its impact on your lifestyle. Invisalign®️ solves that problem. Straightening your teeth with Invisalign®️ is proven to have a … Continued

Can You Experience Faster Orthodontic Treatment as an Adult?

Adulthood has privileges. This is true for your dental treatment including orthodontics. For years you may have been aware of your crooked, misaligned, or crowded teeth. The decision was easy to delay due to your lifestyle obligations or concerns about the treatment. Life is different now. It seems like the perfect time to do something … Continued

How Invisalign®️ Can Give Your Teen an Edge in School and Beyond

  What parent doesn’t want their parent to succeed in school? Much of their success mindset has to do with their personal sense of well-being. Knowing that, consider this scenario. You inform them that they require orthodontic treatment. It wouldn’t surprise you to hear, “Braces, no way!” Orthodontic treatment has advanced. Invisalign®️ for teens provides … Continued

The Secret for a Summer-Ready Smile with Porcelain Veneers

There’s a thin margin between Spring’s renewal and Summer’s simplicity. However you experience them the seasonal transition is good for your attitude and your dental health. Simple, slight changes can transform your smile. You’ll feel more summer-ready for those weddings, your vacation, or a high school reunion. Porcelain veneers are a simple, two-appointment cosmetic dentistry … Continued

Invisalign® Can Solve A Common Problem

“Technically speaking…” When someone says that, it’s natural to expect a detailed list of information. There’s a technical aspect to Invisalign® orthodontic treatment. I’ll not bore you with the details and yet knowing the treatment’s capability can make it even more appealing. I’ve shared the obvious cosmetic dentistry benefits of Invisalign® in recent posts. No … Continued

Invisalign – 3 “More-Than-Meets-the-Eye” Benefits

“There’s more than meets the eye…” Whoever originated that phrase understands the value of cosmetic dentistry. Even more, are the deeper than eye-appeal benefits of straight teeth. Invisalign clear aligners deliver both. You receive an attractive, confident looking smile plus “…more than meets the eye…” Short of perfection Bottom-line, what value is there in having … Continued