Category Archives: Accelerated Orthodontics

What Is Teeth Straightening Surgery and Is It Right For Me?

by Dr. Gemmi on August 30, 2017

Surgery to straighten your teeth may seem extreme, but there are benefits to including dental surgery as part of your accelerated orthodontic treatment. While typically you can’t escape wearing braces totally, with the surgery you will only have to wear them for a shorter period of time. Teeth-straightening surgery works best for people with an overbite or underbite or jaw misalignment. If you only have a couple of crooked teeth surgery really isn’t necessary to get the results you...

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Is My Kid a Good Candidate for Accelerated Orthodontics?

by Dr. Gemmi on July 24, 2017

It is usually the thought of having to wear braces for a few years that people dread the most when they hear the dentist say they need braces. But what if you could reduce the amount of time you have to wear them with accelerated orthodontics? If your child has a big event coming up like a dance or a graduation or even a big school interview, he or she is probably dreading having to sport a mouth full of metal during these special moments. While there is no guarantee of a specific deadline...

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candidate for accelerated orthodontics

Am I a Good Candidate for Accelerated Orthodontics?

by Dr. Gemmi on June 26, 2017

In our fast-paced society, we want everything instantaneously so the thought of a wearing braces for a couple of years probably seems like a tortuous proposition. While good things like a beautiful smile are certainly worth waiting for, what if you could speed up the teeth straightening process? Accelerated Orthodontics is when additional treatment is added to the braces to help get you to a straighter, more beautiful smile. There are different types of accelerated orthodontics that your...

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Braces Off Quicker

How To Get Braces Off Quicker

by Dr. Gemmi on March 24, 2017

You know your braces are going to give you that straighter, more beautiful smile that you have always wanted, but the wait can seem interminable while you are wearing them. While everyone keeps telling you that the final result will be worth the wait, you are getting antsy. Luckily, there is hope. If you are growing impatient with the process and just want to get those babies off, there are some ways you can speed up the process and get your braces off quicker. A big part of it is to always...

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How Acceledent Can Get You Straighter Teeth Faster

by Dr. Gemmi on March 20, 2017

Orthodontic treatment can feel like a long, drawn out, uncomfortable process. And although you know the end result of a straighter, more beautiful smile is worth it, it can feel like a daunting process at times. Do you have a big event coming up that you would love to have your braces off by? Do you feel like you’ve had your braces on forever with no end in sight? While the length of orthodontic treatments vary for each person, there are certain things you can do to accelerate the...

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Getting Invisalign In College

4 Reasons Getting Invisalign in College Is Not Too Late

by Dr. Gemmi on February 25, 2017

While middle school and the teen age years are usually the most common time for orthodontic treatment, luckily there is no set time limit for when it will work. So if your parents couldn’t afford braces or Invisalign for you when you were younger, don’t worry. Your window of opportunity has not shut down for good. Invisalign is a particularly good option if you are a college student because they are clear and most people won’t even know you are wearing them. Here are some reasons...

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Braces Wire Gets Bent

What Happens When My Braces’ Wire Gets Bent

by Dr. Gemmi on February 20, 2017

Braces are a great way to achieve a straighter smile, but it is a long process and sometimes there can be little hiccups along the way. Sometimes you might experience a little pain or sensitivity or get something stuck in your braces or even get the wires bent. It can be a little nerve-wracking because you don’t always know how to handle these situations? Should you make an emergency visit to the dentist or can you handle the situation at home until your next appointment? First things...

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FREE AcceleDent For First 10 Invisalign Patients!

by Dr. Gemmi on November 30, 2016

FREE AcceleDent For First 10 Invisalign Patients! Start towards a new smile this holiday season, and enjoy it for every holiday yet to come! We are offering the first ten patients who start Invisalign or Invisalign Teen treatment between now and December 30th, a complimentary AcceleDent device ($989 value)! AcceleDent is the best way to speed up your treatment time and enhance your comfort! Give us a call or contact us online today to setup your complimentary...

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Invisalign G6

What Is Invisalign G6 and Why Is It Better?

by Dr. Gemmi on November 5, 2016

Straight teeth are not the only concern for a pretty smile, and braces are not the only solution. Since 1997, Align Technology has provided clear aligning solutions as an alternative to the traditional wire braces. Over the years, they have helped hundreds of thousands of adults and teenagers alike attain the smiles they want. As technology progressed, so have their treatment options. Align has evolved from simple tooth movement aids to systems that help much more complicated orthodontic...

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Straight Teeth For Wedding

The Quickest Way to Straighten Teeth Before Your Wedding

by Dr. Gemmi on October 30, 2016

It might not be until you start booking photographers for your wedding that you realize that you might want straighter teeth for those pictures. Luckily, if you are like most people, you have started planning your wedding months before it is actually going to take place. You do have time to straighten teeth before your wedding, even if it is less than six months away. As soon as you get engaged (or even earlier) is the best time to start straightening your teeth, but it is never too late to...

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