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
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
The iTero Digital Scan, Your First Step To A Customized Smile!
It’s True – Orthodontics Have Gone 3-D! Do you want the most perfect smile money can buy? Then it’s time you went 3-D as well! The great news for orthodontics and dental patients the world over is the new iOC scanner system from iTero. This powerful scanner provides an accurate digital scan of your teeth Read More
Laser Scanner – A Cutting Edge Technology In Orthodontics
Orthodontists are using laser scanners to automatically scan oral configurations to ensure that bite models fit perfectly each time. It is possible to take perfect dental impressions with a laser scanner, eliminating the need for repeat impressions. The days of plaster models and filling mouths with goop are long over. The days of laser orthodontics Read More
New-age Orthodontic Pacifiers
Instead of giving your children regular pacifiers to prevent them from sucking their thumbs, dentists recommend that parents use orthodontic pacifiers. These pacifiers are designed to prevent misalignment of teeth and unforeseen orthodontic emergencies as the child grows older. Many dentists and pediatricians recommend an orthodontic pacifier once the infant has gotten used to breastfeeding. Read More