Regardless of your age, it’s never too late to achieve a beautiful smile! You deserve a chance to feel confident and proud of your smile at any age. You may be wondering how you can achieve that beautiful and charming smile of your dreams? At Alliston Orthodontics & Oral Surgery, we are committed to providing our patients with the best dental services to give you an attractive smile and boost your confidence!
From crooked teeth to a stubborn lisp, the placement of our jaw has a great impact on our oral health and smiles. A malocclusion, or “bad bite,” is when your jaw is misaligned. This is a common problem in patients all over the world! At Alliston Orthodontics & Oral Surgery, we know how important your smile is. Let’s take a look at the most common offenders of bad bites, and what we can do in our clinic to help solve the problem!
You’ve probably read a lot about orthodontic treatments, including appliances such as braces and Invisalign. However, have you ever heard about the orthodontic retention phase? This is normally a post treatment measure to ensure your smile maintains its beautiful shape! Some are only meant to be worn a few months after a treatment, while others are recommended to be worn years, normally when the patient sleeps.
It’s sleek, easy, and almost completely unnoticeable. Invisalign has helped more than nine million people worldwide and it’s popularity only continues to grow. These clear aligners will slowly shift your teeth with ease. When you come to Alliston Orthodontics & Oral Surgery, we will be able to tell if Invisalign is right for you and present your customized treatment plan!
When visiting an orthodontist for the first time, you’re sure to have a few questions. Knowing the right questions to ask is beneficial to both you and your orthodontist. This is because questions open a window for the orthodontist to explain matters that need clarification for your specific case and lifestyle. At the end of the day, we want to help give you a full understanding of your treatment, and what is expected of you!
With face masks being mandatory, right now is the perfect time to receive a discreet smile makeover without anyone knowing! Dr. John McIntosh and Dr. David Shapiro are passionate about using innovative dental solutions to help improve the self-esteem and quality of life of our patients. Are you curious to know how we can help improve your overall oral health? Here’s an overview of some of our most popular orthodontic services:
When you think of orthodontics, you probably imagine that shy 12-year-old back in middle school primarily defined by bulky braces. To most, “orthodontics” is just another complicated way of saying braces. To break it down, yes, orthodontics is a field of dentistry, and it does largely involve the installation of braces and custom fittings for Invisalign. The primary focus of orthodontics is straightening out your misaligned teeth, however, there is much more to it than just that.
Anyone with braces has probably heard these words before: “I am so sorry you have to wear braces…aren’t they expensive? Don’t they hurt? Were your teeth really that bad?” There are a lot of common myths when it comes to braces, from cost, to comfort, to aesthetic purposes, and more. Our team of orthodontic professionals want to help you better understand the five most common myths behind braces and the truth behind them.