Smile Enhancer – Teeth Whitening

Smile Enhancer – Teeth Whitening

This is Dr. “O” from E&S Orthodontics, Your Phoenix Orthodontist. For this week’s Friday focus I’m going to talk about teeth whitening. We call teeth whitening a smile enhancer because it takes those perfectly straight teeth and really highlights their shape and color. Surveys have shown that when asked what they’d most likely do to …

Should You Extract Teeth for Orthodontic Treatment – Extended Version

Someone you know will inevitably end up needing dental braces and in a surprising number of cases, tooth extraction will be recommended to address misaligned or crowded teeth. If you’re thinking about braces for yourself or your child, you’ve probably wondered if the orthodontist will want to pull some teeth as part of the treatment …

Do Not Extract Teeth for Orthodontic Treatment

Whether or not you should have teeth extracted for orthodontic reasons is a question that has been ask a lot on our Friday Focus YouTube channel. While we’ve covered this topic before, we felt it was worth sharing information about again. Let’s start with the fact that there is a way to set up treatment …

Ask An Orthodontist

Have you ever had questions to ask an orthodontist but they didn’t come to mind until after your consultation? You’re not alone – this is actually a common occurrence. In an effort to help people better understand orthodontics, we’re been presenting our Friday Focus Videos, hoping to address any unknowns about the process. If you’ve …

How Much Do Braces and Orthodontic Treatment Cost?

If you’ve been told or believe that you or your child could benefit from braces, you probably have several unanswered questions and concerns. One of the most commons questions we’ve been asked is “How much do braces and orthodontic treatment cost?” There’s no set answer to this question however, the following information will give you …

How Long Does Invisalign Treatment Take

One of the questions we get asked the most regarding Invisalign is “How long will it take?” We know from experience that nearly every patient we work with wants to be in treatment for the shortest possible time. This is a something that we keep in mind, however, it’s important to understand that we will …

Cost of Braces

The cost for Invisalign varies across the board, depending on the severity of treatment and the experience of the doctor. Orthodontists typically charge between $4000 and $8000 for Invisalign treatment, while dentists charge between $3000 and $6000 (sometime less with a promotion). Payment options are usually available, typically running about $150 to $200 a month. …

What Happens at Your First Orthodontic Consultation?

At E&S Orthodontics we know that everybody deserves a healthy, wide beautiful smile! There’s no one better to help you achieve that smile than our orthodontic specialist and his team of professionals that can make it happen. We understand that each patient’s smile is different, and we want to give you the best smile for …

What Is Retainer Insurance and Why Do You Need It?

Despite their best efforts, it’s common for patients to lose their retainers, especially children, and they can also can break. You’ve made a significant investment in orthodontic treatment to produce that beautiful smile, so don’t let a lost or broken retainer undo all of that hard work. Because retainers usually need to be worn for …

5 Tips for Looking After Your Braces

Congratulations on deciding to have orthodontic treatment – the first step toward achieving a healthy, beautiful smile. One of the most important things you need to remember is that taking care of your teeth and gums becomes even more important while wearing braces. Following are 5 tips for looking after your braces. 1.  Brush Your …

Neck Pain, Headaches, Migraines – Could It All Be Related to Grinding Your Teeth?

Most people grind their teeth once in a while and occasional teeth grinding, also referred to as “Bruxism”, doesn’t always cause problems. If grinding is a consistent problem, the teeth can end up damaged and additional oral health complications can occur. Why People Grind Their Teeth While grinding your teeth can be the result of …

The Importance of an Orthodontic Mouthguard

xtremely painful, especially with braces. Just because someone has braces doesn’t mean that they can’t take part in sports. It does mean that a mouthguard should definitely be a part of their athletic gear. Studies have shown that athletes, even school age ones, are 60 times more prone to suffer mouth and dental damage if …

E&S Orthodontics Peoria – Your Peoria Orthodontist

Welcome to E&S Orthodontics’ Peoria office, specializing in patient centric orthodontic care. Our professional team is dedicated to ensuring that your experience with us is comfortable, rewarding and yes – even fun. We Are Not Your Average Orthodontic Practice You’ll notice from your first call to our office to the day your orthodontic treatment is …

Why Should You Select the Damon System?

Your orthodontist can recommend braces for various reasons. Straighter teeth aren’t always for cosmetic purposes. The crevices created from crooked or crowded teeth can accumulate bacteria and food particles, which increase your risk of gum disease and tooth decay. Today, there are many options for braces, including Damon braces. These are an alternative to traditional …

Invisalign® – Nearly Invisible Braces

Getting braces isn’t an exciting prospect for most people, even if it means that the result is going to be perfectly aligned teeth and a beautiful smile. What if you could achieve the same results without enduring the drawbacks of traditional braces? Invisalign® makes this possible. There’s never been a better time to straighten your …