Category Archives: Invisalign

When Is Too Early to Put Your Kid in Braces?

by Dr. Gemmi on October 17, 2017

Braces have always seemed to be a rite of passage for our middle school and maybe high school years, but it may surprise you to learn that orthodontic care starts a lot earlier. The recommended age for an initial orthodontic evaluation is around 7 years old. Does that mean a 7 year old should get braces? It is actually more complicated than that. When is too early to put your kid in braces? At around 7 years of age, your child’s first adult teeth will start to come in so this is why...

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4 Tips for Your Child’s First Halloween with Braces

by Dr. Gemmi on October 16, 2017

When October hits, the days and night start to get a little cooler and all the kids in your life start anticipating all the spooky fun they will have on Halloween, but if you have a child experiencing their first Halloween with braces, he or she may be more afraid of missing out on all the good Halloween candy than anything else. With braces, unfortunately, there are a number of food restrictions including candy, so how can your child enjoy Halloween while still preventing any damage to...

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What Do Nanoparticles Have to Do With Braces?

by Dr. Gemmi on October 16, 2017

Orthodontics just like other medical fields have been making great technologic strides. While the first thing that comes to your mind is probably old school metal braces, there is so much more going on in the world of orthodontics, especially with nanoparticles. Orthodontics just like other medical fields have been making great technologic strides. While the first thing that comes to your mind is probably old school metal braces, there is so much more going on in the world of...

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What Is The Right Type of Invisalign for Me?

by Dr. Gemmi on September 14, 2017

Who knew there were so many options when it comes to orthodontic treatments? Besides the traditional metal braces, you can also choose tooth-colored ceramic braces, lingual braces that attach to the backs of your teeth and Invisalign aligners. There is no one right answer for everybody and not all treatments are suitable for every situation, so you need to get evaluated by an orthodontist and find your options. For some people appearance during treatment is of the utmost importance and for...

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Lingual Braces vs. Invisalign: Which is Best for You?

by Dr. Gemmi on September 14, 2017

You know you want to put the days where you are too embarrassed about the condition of your teeth to smile behind you, but finding the right type of orthodontic treatment is a big decision. If you would prefer treatment that is less noticeable, lingual braces and Invisalign aligners are probably on your radar, but is one better than other? Lingual braces vs. Invisalign: Which is best for me? Here is what you need to know: Lingual Braces Lingual braces are braces that are attached to...

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Your Top Questions about Invisalign Addressed

by Dr. Gemmi on August 30, 2017

If you have heard a lot of good things about Invisalign from your friends and family, but are still on the fence on whether it is the right treatment for you, don’t worry. It is a big investment of time and money and you should definitely be comfortable with your choice no matter what it is. While you should definitely make an appointment for a consultation with different orthodontists to get all your questions answered, your top questions about Invisalign are addressed here: How Is...

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9 Tips for Making Braces More Affordable

by Dr. Gemmi on July 25, 2017

Most of us are not born with naturally straight teeth. It is up to our genetics and we don’t have control, but what we do have control over is what we can do to improve our oral health. Wearing braces for a few years is the best way to get that straight healthy smile you have always wanted, but for a lot of people the cost gets in the way. Traditionally braces can run from anywhere from 3,000 to 7,000 and if you have multiple kids that need braces that could really put a dent in your...

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Are Invisalign Braces Worth the Cost?

by Dr. Gemmi on June 27, 2017

When you hear those dreaded words come out of your dentist’s mouth, "I think you need braces," you probably picture life with a mouth full of metal for a few years. Luckily though, today there are so many different options that you can choose from to get a straighter, more beautiful smile. There are clear braces, braces that go on the back of the teeth and Invisalign aligners as alternatives to the traditional metal braces. What will work for you depends on a lot of different factors...

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Why Invisalign is the Best Graduation Gift for the High School Grad

Why Invisalign is the Best Graduation Gift for the High School Grad

by Dr. Gemmi on June 5, 2017

Your teenager is getting ready to graduate high school and you still don’t know what to get him or her as a gift. Why not give them something that they will be able to enjoy for the rest of their live: A straighter, healthier smile? If your teen has crooked teeth that makes him or her feel self-conscious about smiling, don’t feel guilty about it any longer. Do something about it. It is never too late to get them proper orthodontic treatment and with Invisalign clear aligners, they...

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Why Orthodontics Limited Is One of the Top Invisalign Doctors in Philadelphia

by Dr. Gemmi on March 30, 2017

You finally got the news that you have been dreading. You need braces. The thought of being stuck with a metal mouth for a few years is probably not sitting well with you. Not to mention the thought of the financial investment it will take as well. Orthodontic treatment can seem every daunting but with the right orthodontist and the right type of treatment, you can have a straighter, more beautiful smile in less time than you think. Invisalign aligners are a great alternative to...

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