At Straight Orthodontics we want to educate our patients on treatment options and how to maintain great dental health!

What is Invisalign?

You’ve probably heard about Invisalign somewhere, whether it was through a friend, family member or an advertisement that you’ve seen before. Invisalign is a revolutionary treatment that uses a series…

The Risks of DIY Aligner Kits

You have probably come across Invisalign and similar brands which are offered in chair at the orthodontist, however you would have seen many other DIY aligner brands online. These DIY…

The importance of regular dental cleanings with braces

Your dentist is your primary oral care provider and it is important that you still maintain regular dental check-ups as well as visits to your dental hygienist when you have…

How To Brush With Braces

Oral Hygiene and Braces Oral hygiene is one of the most important parts of maintaining a healthy smile, and when you’re undergoing orthodontic treatment such as braces, it becomes even…

Ceramic Braces VS Invisalign

In today’s times, those seeking orthodontic treatment is far greater than ever before. Since many people are beginning to see the value of straighter teeth, many adults are finding themselves…

Braces and Barbecues

Part of the season’s fun usually involves a barbecue with family and friends. However, for those wearing braces, tread with caution! Not all summertime staples are braces friendly. Though there…

Misaligned Jaws

One of the things an orthodontist looks for, in a patient’s occlusion, is that the upper teeth are out over the top of the lower teeth.  That is normal occlusion. When the…

Let’s Talk Lingual

Lingual braces are just like traditional braces except their placement is where the difference comes in. Unlike traditional braces, lingual braces are not placed in clear view on the front…

The Benefits Of Early Orthodontic Treatment

Parents everywhere have now realised the importance of proper dental health and how it can directly affect your overall health and well-being. This is especially true for children as their…