Dental care and orthodontics are constantly improving and new treatments and procedures are being invented everyday. Invisalign is a fairly new procedure that has become a popular alternative to metal braces. Invisalign consist of clear fittings that help move and shape the teeth the same way as braces. Since the these fittings are clear, they… Read More »
Michigan Cosmetic, General & Sedation Dentistry Traditionally, orthodontic treatment has taken 24 to 36 months to complete. Even options like Invisalign® – which significantly reduce treatment time – can require one to two years. Moreover, straightening teeth with wires and brackets or aligner trays is not necessary in every case, making the treatment time all… Read More »
According to the American Association of Orthodontists, a record-breaking 1.2 million adults sought orthodontic treatment in 2012. This represents a 14 percent increase over 2010 – the largest increase in adult orthodontic procedures ever – and much of this increase has to do with more comfortable options such as Invisalign®.
The start of the new year is an appropriate time to consider change. Many people establish resolutions or otherwise set goals for positive, personal improvement. If the beginning of 2014 finds you unhappy with the appearance of your smile, the new year may be the right time to consider cosmetic dentistry treatment. The Grand Rapids… Read More »
Invisalign is an increasingly popular alternative to traditional braces that can effectively straighten your teeth for a symmetrical smile. The benefits of a well-aligned smile are not confined to an improved appearance, however; having your teeth in proper alignment also has positive impacts on your oral health. The Grand Rapids cosmetic dentists at A Life… Read More »
12 Days of Christmas – Day 8 On the eighth day of Christmas my true love gave to me…straighter teeth with subtle aligners The holidays are often a time to reflect on our smiles. Whether you find yourself gathered around a Christmas tree, table, or chimney, smiles abound. So do photographs. If the lights and… Read More »
Are you unhappy with the look of your smile? Interested in straightening out your teeth? You are not alone – the desire to correct teeth alignment is a common one (and something we specialize in!). In fact, fixing teeth problems can provide potential benefits for both your dental health and overall health, not to mention… Read More »
The easiest way to look younger? Smile! The muscles we use to smile lift the face and make us appear younger so smiling is the easiest way to bring about a more youthful appearance. (It’s good for your immune system, stress reduction, and mood improvement too!) But beyond flashing a grin, there are a few… Read More »