Laser Use in Orthodontics: Types And Benefits
In the field of orthodontics, the use of lasers to perform varied procedures has gained more popularity in the past few years than earlier times. The main reason behind this is that it is a far more flexible and safer option as compared to others. As a patient, you must be well aware of the Read More
Orthodontic Retainer: Everything You Need To Know
Wearing a retainer during an orthodontic treatment is a common and essential practice because not wearing retainers can cause improper positioning of the teeth. This brings us to the need and the importance that the orthodontic retainer holds during and after the patient’s treatment. A large number of patients tend to remove the retainer soon as the treatment is over. Nonetheless, Read More
How Long Should I wear my Retainer??
The answer to this frequently asked question is……As long as you want your teeth to stay straight. Regardless of what type of orthodontic treatment you received; a retainer was more than likely included in the orthodontic fee. Why risk the chance of your teeth returning to their pre-orthodontic position; wearing them regularly will prevent this. Read More
Digital Dental X-rays and Radiation – Procedure, Purpose and Importance
We are frequently asked by parents if x-rays are necessary before, during and after orthodontic Treatment? Yes they are! Here, at Masri Orthodontics, we have the most current, digital x-rays and will make sure our patients are wearing lead vests and shields to protect them. Dr. Masri uses the most up-do-date equipment and technology. Did 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
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