Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition in which the airways are partially or totally obstructed. The collapse of the airways doesn’t allow air to reach the lungs and results in several seconds to a minute of not breathing. Then the body wakes itself to catch its breath, resulting in exhaustion and other negative side effects. […]
Normally, people who are undergoing orthodontic treatment are disgruntled about Halloween. All that delicious candy on the do-not-eat list for braces-wearers – at least, it’s forbidden if you want to avoid damaging your brackets and wires. Invisalign wearers, however, have nothing to fear when it comes to Halloween candy. This day of the year is […]
If you regularly awake with a sore jaw or tension headaches, there is a good chance you are grinding or clenching your teeth at night, also known as TMJ disorder. Side effects from sleep bruxism can include eroded enamel, cracked teeth, and gum recession. Plus, your temporomandibular joint just hurts and facial muscles become sore. […]
If you dreaded the idea of getting braces when you were a teenager, there is no doubt you’re really balking against it now as an adult. However, if your dentist recommends aligning your teeth to help correct TMJ, decay, pain, or other oral health problems, you have options beyond metal braces. Invisalign is beloved by […]
Whatever you think you may or may not know about Invisalign, there is always more to be known, and misperceptions that can be clarified. The truth is this: Invisalign works for many teens and many adults, and you don’t have to make any excuses about why you cannot wear Invisalign. If you need orthodontic treatment […]
Invisalign is the nearly invisible method for aligning teeth. Just because this orthodontic treatment is barely visible does not mean it is self-sufficient. Invisalign wearers have responsibilities. It’s critical to follow the rules and requirements that your Red Bank Invisalign provider has given to you to get the most out this treatment and make it […]
High school is a social game. No matter how mature your teen is, the last thing he or she wants is to stand out for the wrong reasons. Braces are a rite of passage for many teens, but if you could minimize the awkwardness of the orthodontic process for your child, wouldn’t you? Invisalign Teen […]
Snoring is one problem. Sleep apnea is another entirely. But snoring can be one of the signs of sleep apnea, an often undiagnosed sleep disorder. This should concern you, not only because the problem interrupts a good night’s sleep, but because sleep apnea has been linked health complications such as hypertension, irregular heartbeat, stroke, and […]
Every Invisalign treatment plan is customized to the patient. There are similarities, however, in how a treatment plan is designed and carried out. Your Red Bank Invisalign provider is specially trained to create a customized Invisalign orthodontic plan for your tooth alignment.
Have big plans for the summer? Vacations, reunions, weddings, social events – no one wants their good time interrupted by orthodontics. If you’re wearing Invisalign, your summer fun can continue as usual.