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What is elastic tie?

An elastic tie (a type of ligature) is the rubber tie that fits around your bracket. With some types of braces, this elastic tie is used to hold the arch wire in place. However, with how technology has advanced, colored elastic ties are no longer required, and are just a decoration for fun. Please remember Read More

What Is Instant Orthodontics? What Are The Costs And Benefits?

Instant orthodontics delivers its promise – instant results. It’s a method of orthodontics that’s meant for people who want rapid results, who don’t want to wait out a more traditional approach. What’s instant orthodontics? Is it the right approach for you and what are its costs? About Instant Orthodontics Instant orthodontics is a term incorrectly Read More

How SureSmile Orthodontic Treatment Works

With SureSmile orthodontic technology, your orthodontist can design your braces treatment in a way that moves your teeth to their desired position more precisely than ever before. With the accuracy of a SureSmile treatment plan, you’ll be on your way to a beautiful, healthy smile while spending less time in braces compared to conventional orthodontic Read More

Acceledent , A Faster Track For Orthodontic Treatment

While braces provide better oral health, an attractive smile and enhanced self-image, many orthodontic patients — particularly the one out of five who are adults — still wish their braces could come off sooner. Mechanical stimulation (vibration) of bone has been studied since the mid-1980’s to heal bone fractures and to treat osteoporosis. Studies have Read More

Mouth sores are common especially after braces are placed?

Mouth sores are common; especially after braces are placed. Most of these sores heal up after a week or two, so be patient. The tissue inside the mouth needs to “toughen up” or become callused with scar tissue. Until this happens, here are some soothing suggestions. Warm Salt Water Rinses: rinsing several times a day Read More

Fluoride – Fact or Fiction

Fluoride is a mineral; not a medication. It exists naturally in our water supply. Studies have proven that the right amount of fluoride is beneficial to our health; just enough to protect our teeth. It is an important nutrient for healthy teeth. Did you know that for most cities, every $1 invested in fluoridation saves Read More

Plaque Facts

When braces are placed, teeth accumulate more plaque and bacteria since the brackets on the teeth hide it and make it harder to brush. Also, plaque is clear which makes it that much harder to see.Sugar always causes tooth decay and acid will erode enamel on the teeth. Plaque HD toothpaste helps identify the buildup Read More

Do it Yourself (DIY) Braces – BEWARE!

It may sound like a good way to save money, but experts warn at-home orthodontics is a risky business, one that could cost much more in the long run. “Nowadays it seems like people believe that they can do everything themselves, but while it’s cool to do some things on your own, when it comes Read More

Invisalign Planning For Your Wedding Day

Your perfect day – the day when you will be the one in the white dress. Or, if you’re the groom, in a fine silk suit. You will be on display the whole day, and so will your smile. Are you confident enough of your smile to let be the center of everyone’s attention on Read More

Straighten Your Teeth In Six Months

What would you do if we told you that you can have perfectly straight teeth in just 6 months? Would you doubt us? Well, at Masri Orthodontics, we actually offer you assurance of the perfect smile within 6 months. If you still don’t believe us, come to us for a complimentary consultation today. We will Read More

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