Entries by Silver Smiles Team

Invisalign for Teens

We’re living in the 21st century, and yet for many years teens only had the “metal mouth” option when it came to getting their teeth straightened. But now all that has changed! Today your orthodontist can offer your teen something really AWESOME! A system of clear, removable aligners made especially for teens called Invisalign Teen®! […]

The Orthodontic Treatment Process for Teens

For many teens, braces are a rite of passage: They’re one more example of the changes adolescents go through at this time — along with growth in stature, edgier tastes in clothes and music, and an increasing degree of self-awareness. However, is there any particular reason why orthodontic appliances and teenagers seem to go together? […]

Early Orthodontic Treatment

The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that children see an orthodontist by age 7. This age is chosen because most children have their upper and lower front teeth as well as their first permanent molars (6 year molars). While most children do not need treatment at age 7, it is important to identify dental and […]

How Does Orthodontics Work?

Everybody loves having straight teeth and a beautiful smile. It’s how we present ourselves to the world. More than for social reasons, straight teeth and an aligned jaw are especially important for the overall health of your mouth. Our goal at Silver Smiles Orthodontics is to assure optimum health for our patients by correcting the […]