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How do I know if my child needs orthodontic care?

If your child has visibly crooked teeth, there may be more serious orthodontic issues. But what other less obvious signs should we as parents look out for that might be issues for our child's oral development? Here are some warning signs that may lead to orthodontic issues: Bite Your child has an overbite: Your child's [...]

2017-05-23T09:20:05-07:00 May 1st, 2017|

Five tips to prevent plaque!

Our team at Clear Advantage Ortho knows that no one likes plaque on their teeth. Build up can lead to further dreaded orthodontic treatment. That's why we're suggesting these 5 tips to help you prevent plaque build up. #1 Brush Regularly For a healthy mouth, brush your teeth twice a day with toothpaste that contains [...]

2017-05-23T09:20:05-07:00 April 1st, 2017|

Is there something like Invisalign that I can buy online?

I want to have my teeth straightened with something like Invisalign. I am looking for an affordable solution and I am wondering if I can buy Invisalign online? You can only get Invisalign through a orthodontist who is trained and certified to work with the aligners. The reason is orthodontics require the careful planning, placement, [...]

2017-05-23T09:20:05-07:00 March 1st, 2017|

Things You Should Never Use Your Braces For

Along with your brand new braces, Dr. Cziraki will give you a list of food related instructions, and a list of things not to do with your braces. This last list is worth paying particular attention to, as it will keep your braces and teeth safe. Maybe you're a budding scientist, or perhaps you've heard [...]

2017-01-19T17:20:47-07:00 February 1st, 2017|

Dietary Restrictions During Orthodontic Treatment

What can I eat while my braces are on? Wearing orthodontic appliances, such as braces, is the best way to get a healthy, beautiful smile. Your orthodontic treatment at Clear Advantage Orthodontics will be tailored to your lifestyle, but you'll still need to make some dietary modifications to prevent damaging your braces and thereby potentially [...]

2017-01-20T10:18:19-07:00 January 1st, 2017|

Types of Braces

Beautiful, straight teeth aren't just important for feeling more confident in life, they're important for your overall health. Straight teeth are easier to care for, and proper alignment reduces stress and strain on your jaw joints. This reduces your risk of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). Not so long ago, getting braces meant getting intrusive and uncomfortable [...]

2017-05-23T09:20:05-07:00 December 1st, 2016|

Orthodontic Emergency? Don’t worry, we’re here for you!

An actual orthodontic emergency is a very rare event, but in that rare event we're there for you. As a rule, you should call our office if you experience severe pain. The good news is that you can temporarily solve many problems while you're waiting for your appointment. Here are a list of problems and [...]

2017-05-23T09:20:05-07:00 November 1st, 2016|

Improving your Life with Orthodontics

A good bite, meaning one comprised of straight teeth that align well with the teeth of the opposite jaw, is the #1 goal of orthodontic treatment. Eating, chewing, and speaking are all much easier with a good bite. Your dental and overall health can be enhanced, and self-confidence usually gets a boost. As an integral [...]

2017-05-23T09:20:05-07:00 October 1st, 2016|

Invisalign Treatment

Invisalign is gaining traction as a sought-after solution for orthodontic problems. Unlike traditional braces, which require the placement of brackets on teeth and the connection of unsightly wires, Invisalign works nearly invisibly (as its name suggests). Particularly for those who do not wish to draw attention to their orthodontic work, Invisalign provides an attractive solution. [...]

2017-05-23T09:20:06-07:00 August 30th, 2016|