Orthodontist Talks About the Five Ways of Cleaning Your Invisalign Braces

If you’re using Invisalign or interested in getting it, you may wonder about how to keep them clean. While you have the option of purchasing the Invisalign cleaning kit which has a tub and pack of 50 cleaning crystals, some people find them too expensive. An orthodontist explains the five other ways of properly cleaning your aligners to keep them clean and prevent staining. Continue reading

An Orthodontist Explains the Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment of TMJ Syndrome

That pain in your jaw joint may be caused by temporomandibular joint syndrome and you should not simply ignore it. While self-care treatments such as applying ice packs, practicing gentle jaw stretches, eating mostly soft foods and taking over the counter pain medication may help, it will not provide a permanent cure. If you still experience pain when moving your jaw or if anxiety and stress are causing jaw pain after 2 weeks of self-care, consider visiting a doctor immediately. To learn more about this disorder, an orthodontist illustrates the causes, symptoms, and other treatment options for TMJ syndrome. Continue reading