If you’ve recently gotten braces, congrats on taking the first step toward a beautiful, straight smile! While braces can take a little time to get used to, they offer many benefits. Orthodontic treatment can be a great investment in your oral health and overall appearance. As you adjust to wearing braces, you may wonder what […]
Can Braces Help TMJ Disorder?
Temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJ disorder, can be a chronic issue for millions of people. In fact, the Canadian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons estimates that 25–30% of people experience jaw dysfunction and pain. There are a few key elements to understanding TMJ disorder. An individual’s experience with this condition, including their specific symptoms […]
Can You Get Your Teeth Cleaned While Wearing Braces?
When you have braces or aligners, your teeth are constantly on the move. So, what does that mean for your regular cleaning schedule? Should you still have your teeth cleaned by your dentist? The answer is a resounding, “Yes! Yes! Yes!” Teeth cleaning is critical to your oral health at any time in your life, […]
Is Invisalign Better Than Braces?
Everyone deserves an opportunity to enjoy a straight, shining, confident smile. But crooked teeth, misalignment, and overcrowding can affect both your self-esteem and overall oral health. While braces have been the longstanding answer to these issues, many orthodontic advancements now address the growing desire for quicker, more discreet results. Cooper Dental is proud to offer […]