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[The Reality Of] Pain From Braces

[The Reality Of] Pain From Braces

UPDATED APRIL 08 18 Firstly, it’s common for children and adults who are getting orthodontics to feel anxious about the pain from braces. One of the main concerns is if it will be a painful experience. An orthodontist knows that having discomfort is possible. It’s also understood that any level of discomfort is easily manageable. Share Post Twitter Facebook Google…

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Invisalign Cleaning 2018 [Factual!]

Invisalign Cleaning 2018 [Factual!]

Invisalign cleaning is a hot topic. Invisalign is the most commonly used brand of clear aligners.  For those who start wearing Invisalign aligners, they think that nothing wrong can happen to change the appearance of the clear trays. However, after wearing there trays for 1-2 weeks, they do tend to discolor and show mild wear.   You will also notice that…

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I’m 50 – Can I Still Have Orthodontics? {FACTS}

I’m 50 – Can I Still Have Orthodontics? {FACTS}

By around age 50, most women have raised their kids and have seen them leave home.  They finally have more time to attend to their own needs and wants. Teeth often need various kinds of work done on them by the time women are in their 40s or 50s, so taking care of them should be high on the empty-nest…

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What Happens [after] Invisalign Treatment is Completed?

What Happens [after] Invisalign Treatment is Completed?

Orthodontic treatment can help to address many kinds of dental problems. Some are fairly simple, like straightening crooked teeth. Filling gaps and correcting an overbite are common issues that can be successfully addressed by Invisalign. The time needed to complete treatment typically involves several months. Finally, when the braces come over, patients want to know what to expect. Is the…

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Where Do I Get My Invisalign? {8 FACTS}

Where Do I Get My Invisalign? {8 FACTS}

The Invisalign treatment is a revolutionary treatment that could change your life for a very long time. You could ultimately have the beautiful smile that you always wanted. You may believe that it’s the same no matter where you go, and you may be compelled to visit any provider to get the Invisalign system. The truth is, however, that you…

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A Guide to Oral Health [2018]

A Guide to Oral Health [2018]

Oral health deals with the proper care of the mouth, teeth and gums. It is important to your overall well-being. A painful oral cavity, for instance, can distract you from your job. Gum disease can lead to gum recession and tooth loss. The more we learn about oral health, the longer we can keep our mouths healthy. Unfortunately, there are people…

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Orthodontic Elastics (Rubber Bands): What And How?

Orthodontic Elastics (Rubber Bands): What And How?

If you’re considering or have decided to use braces to straighten your teeth, one of the most important aspects of this treatment is the use of what are known as orthodontic elastics, which are basically rubber bands. These elastic bands may seem like a small part of your treatment. But in reality, they play an integral role in straightening your teeth…

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Why is a Dentist Not an Orthodontist?

Why is a Dentist Not an Orthodontist?

A lot of people use the terms “dentist” and “orthodontist” interchangeably – but did you know that the two names, in fact, refer to very different professions? Nease and Higginbotham Orthodontics wants to help you learn how to distinguish between the two fields, and learn a few things about your own dental needs along the way! Firstly, let’s take a…

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Braces or Veneers in 2018? [Answered Here!]

Braces or Veneers in 2018? [Answered Here!]

You want straight teeth and wished you could close the gap in your teeth yesterday. A strong desire for that perfect smile with perfect teeth. You are ready for a change for the better. With the help of an orthodontist, you will be on the road to having your perfect smile. You have some options to achieve your goal. Share…

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