Posts Categorized: Orthodontics

Compelling Reasons to Seek Orthodontic Care

Have you been giving serious thought to improving your smile with orthodontic care lately? Perhaps you’ve never even thought about it at all but we have suggested orthodontics to improve your oral health. Whatever end of the spectrum you find yourself on, we encourage you to learn more about this field of dentistry for a… Read more »

5 Benefits of Invisalign for Straight Teeth

Traditional metal braces are not for everyone. There is a time in life when it’s commonplace for our peers to have metal braces, typically during childhood or young adulthood. But if you’re now an adult and you are still longing for a beautiful, straight smile, it’s not too late to get braces — and they… Read more »

Clear Braces Quiz: What You Should Know

Adults fret when they desire to straighten their teeth but do not want to use traditional metal braces. Embarrassment that they have to wear braces in general keeps most adults away from correcting their smile. Fortunately, with Clear Correct braces offered at your local Shrewsbury, Ma dental office, you can align your smile for aesthetic… Read more »

Making Over Your Smile—Starting with Straighter Teeth

As a child, you may not have had much choice in whether or not you wore braces to straighten your crooked teeth. As adults, however, many patients with crooked teeth choose not to correct them, either because they are confident in their smiles, or because they wish to avoid having to wear metal braces. Whatever… Read more »

Why Worry About Crooked Teeth?

If you’re teeth are crooked, then your main concern might be how they make your smile look. While confidence is important, however, appearance is the least serious complication associated with teeth misalignment (malocclusion). If you’re not that concerned with the appearance of your crooked teeth, then you might mistakenly believe that straightening them isn’t a… Read more »

Breakfast, Brunch, and Braces in Shrewsbury, MA

As anyone who has ever worn traditional metal braces will tell you, orthodontic treatment requires a major commitment to hygiene and a willingness to make some sacrifices. This is immediately obvious to the braces wearer who sits down to lunch only discover that his or her favorite foods are no longer an option. Dr. Todd… Read more »

6 Questions About Straightening Teeth With Six Month Smiles

If you’ve ever found yourself fantasizing about what it would be like to have beautifully aligned teeth, you’ve probably tried to imagine yourself with a mouthful of metal. Traditional braces, once the only option for teeth straightening, have now been eclipsed by more subtle, yet effective orthodontic treatments. Dr. Todd Pizzi, who offers Six Month… Read more »

3 Reasons Why Adults Love Clear Braces

Children and teenagers aren’t the only age groups who benefit from orthodontic treatment. Braces are becoming more popular among adults, especially now that metal braces are no longer the only available option. Dr. Luciana Messina and Dr. Todd Pizzi at Modern Dentistry of Shrewsbury give three excellent advantages of clear braces in Shrewsbury, MA.

“I Want Straight Teeth, but I Don’t Want Metal Braces!”

Here’s the thing about crooked teeth: They’re no fun. For many people, it’s a matter of feeling self-conscious about the appearance of their teeth. For others, it’s a problem of interfering with the ability to brush their teeth and floss effectively. If you aren’t aware of the newest methods for straightening your teeth, you may… Read more »

Can Braces Change the Shape of Your Face?

Anyone who has ever watched an after-school special or Disney Channel sitcom will tell you that braces are child’s play. Traditional braces were the only available option as recently as a decade ago, so it was taken for granted that anyone would wanted straighter teeth might take care of it before reaching maturity. Today, this… Read more »