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How to Clean Your Invisalign

There are a lot of perks when it comes to Invisalign aligners! They’re transparent and removable. They’re harder to notice and can be taken out when you eat. They’re comfortable and, in some cases, they work faster than traditional braces. However, this doesn’t mean they’re maintenance-free! To help keep your smile shining bright, you need [...]

2020-06-24T15:40:53+00:00June 24th, 2020|Posts|

Caring for Your Braces at Home

We understand the frustration that can be caused when your orthodontist’s office is closed. COVID-19 has closed offices across Pennsylvania in an effort to keep patients and their loved ones safe. We can’t wait to see our patients and their smiles soon! Until then, there are some important steps you can take when it comes [...]

2020-05-13T15:09:47+00:00May 13th, 2020|Posts|

What Is the Process of Getting Braces?

The process of getting braces can take anywhere from one to three years. Although this sounds like a long time, the results are life-changing. If you’re heading into your first orthodontist appointment, you may be a little worried. What can you expect? How long will braces take? How many appointments will you need? Don’t worry! [...]

2020-04-21T17:32:36+00:00April 21st, 2020|Posts|

What is the Ideal Age for Braces?

There are a few misconceptions when it comes to braces and who exactly wears them. While teenagers are the most common patients our orthodontists in Reading and the Lehigh Valley see, they’re far from the only patients! There’s no “ideal” age for braces. Braces can be beneficial at any age. You’re never too young (or [...]

2020-03-19T13:46:41+00:00March 19th, 2020|Posts|

6 Steps to Braces Pain Relief

While braces aren’t extremely painful, you may experience some discomfort after getting your wires adjusted, replaced, or tightened. The pain doesn’t last long, but it can hinder your ability to eat or speak for a few hours. Our Lehigh Valley orthodontists have put together a braces pain relief plan to help you feel more comfortable [...]

2020-02-26T18:56:48+00:00February 18th, 2020|Posts|

Caring for Your Retainer

Getting your braces off is exciting! You can finally show off the smile of your dreams and eat the foods you love. But a lot of work goes into maintaining this smile for years to come. That starts with wearing and caring for your retainer. A retainer helps keep your teeth aligned while your bone [...]

2020-01-31T17:38:42+00:00January 31st, 2020|Posts|

The 4 Benefits of Adult Braces

Plenty of adults visit our Reading orthodontists and wonder whether they’re “too old” for braces. But we’re seeing an increasing amount of adult braces patients! The availability of braces is making it easier for those who have never had braces as a child to benefit from the treatment now. Besides, it’s never too late to [...]

2020-02-18T16:44:33+00:00December 14th, 2019|Posts|

How Long Does Invisalign Take to Work?

Many patients opt for Invisalign because of its convenience. The aligners are clear, comfortable, and can be removed as needed for eating, drinking, and brushing. With all this convenience, some patients believe that their treatment will take less time than traditional braces would. While this is sometimes the case, it isn’t always true. When asked [...]

2020-02-18T16:25:12+00:00November 22nd, 2019|Posts|

7 Questions to Ask Your Allentown Orthodontist

Thinking about scheduling a free consultation with our orthodontist in Allentown? Your free consultation is the perfect time to meet the team and have your questions answered. There’s so much to learn about braces, sometimes it can be hard to find the right questions to ask your orthodontist. Where do you start? […]

2019-11-04T14:25:01+00:00October 30th, 2019|Posts|

5 Myths About Braces

Our team of orthodontists in Reading and beyond have heard a lot of myths about braces over the years. These stories of pain, discomfort, expense, and social isolation make many people afraid to even visit the orthodontist!  […]

2020-02-05T14:22:30+00:00September 24th, 2019|Posts|