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Orthodontic Appointments during the COVID-19 Pandemic

As you may have heard, the Department of Health in PA has issued revised guidance, allowing dental offices to resume required procedures with new protocols in place.  We are therefore, happy to announce that as of May 18, 2020, we are scheduling certain necessary appointments once again.  With our long-awaited re-opening comes new office policies and appointment procedures.   Rest […]

Fixing a Pokey Orthodontic Wire

If you have an emergency with a protruding wire, there are a variety of ways to take care of this right from the convenience of your own home! Poking wires always occur at the worst times. Usually right before the weekend or just as your about to leave for vacation. With these tips, you can […]

What is Invisalign? And how does it work?

Align Technology first introduced Invisalign to the market in 1999 after recent advances in digital technology enabled the creation of sequential removable aligners to move teeth. Once novel, Invisalign is now a digital orthodontic appliance used to treat millions of patients.  Invisalign, however, is not the only company to use this technology. Many companies are […]

How to Apply Orthodontic Wax

Anyone who has ever had braces has experienced the nuisance of a pokey wire. No matter what we as orthodontists do, it is an unfortunate inevitability. There are a few different reasons why this may happen. First, as your teeth begin to straighten, the wire has a tendency to shift. Most times you won’t even […]