Tips for Caring for Your Teeth and Gums While Wearing Braces

The number one goal for your oral health is maintaining healthy teeth and gums. This means practicing diligent daily oral hygiene habits; specifically, brushing and flossing to remove plaque along with routine dental visits to remove tartar (hardened plaque), polish your teeth and have your gums checked. When you opt... Read more »

What Type of Orthodontic Retainer Will You Be Wearing?

Now that you have undergone orthodontic treatment and your teeth are finally aligned, you will want to make sure they don’t slip back into their previous positions. To prevent this from happening, retainers are used to anchor your teeth into place. Retainers are fashioned to fit your mouth with the... Read more »

Brace Yourself, the Holidays are Coming!

Straightening your teeth with orthodontics can help you achieve a more healthy, aligned and attractive smile. With the upcoming holidays, Halloween, Thanksgiving, the month of December and New Year’s (to name a few), around the corner, your orthodontics treatment won’t take a holiday, so it’s up to you to remember... Read more »

How Orthodontics Can Correct Your Bite Pattern

By now you are likely aware that keeping your teeth and gums free from tooth decay and gum disease should top your list of oral health priorities when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. But did you know that a malocclusion is another common dental issue that often needs... Read more »

Orthodontic Care for Adults

Your smile is the first thing people notice when they see you. Crooked, crowded teeth or a misaligned bite can make you feel self-conscious no matter what your age. The good news is, with today’s advances in orthodontics, straighter teeth aren’t just for kids and teens anymore. Now more than... Read more »

Braces at a Young Age

Getting braces at a younger age has proved most effective in preventing dental problems in the future. Permanent teeth start to typically come in about the ages of six to eight, and because the bones are still growing, it’s best to evaluate their tooth alignment at a young age to... Read more »

Getting Your Braces Off

If you have braces, it may seem like you will be destined to wear them for the rest of your life. But even if it seems like you will be wearing them forever, at some point, they will have done their job of moving your teeth and jaw ligaments into... Read more »

Braces and the Adult Mouth

Are you thinking about getting braces? If so, you aren’t alone. Many adults are straightening their teeth, whether it is with traditional braces, clear aligners, or other orthodontic methods. It’s never too late to get braces, and people in their 80’s have decided to take the plunge. Even though most... Read more »

The Impact of Wearing Invisalign®️

If you would like to undergo orthodontic treatment and prefer an option that offers discretion and comfort, Invisalign® may be the perfect choice for you! This option uses a series of clear aligners to shift the position of your teeth during the course of their use. Below we offer further... Read more »

Adjust the Alignment of Your Teeth Using Invisalign®

Did you know your alignment could be adjusted with Invisalign® discreetly? It’s true! Invisalign does not require metal wires or brackets, making them a popular option for putting your teeth in the ideal alignment discreetly. Our orthodontist, Dr. Tuhina Roy with Troy Orthodontics in Little Falls, New Jersey, is trained... Read more »