Iszkula Orthodontics Blog

How Do Braces Intersect With Wisdom Teeth

How Do Braces Intersect With Wisdom Teeth

Posted on June 6th, 2022 at 1:43 PM

A MAJOR RITE of passage for many young adults is getting their wisdom teeth out. It’s not the case for everyone; plenty of people have room for their third molars and a surprising number don’t grow some or all of their wisdom teeth to begin with. Why do so many people end up needing these teeth removed?

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Adults Can Get Orthodontic Treatment Too!

Adults Can Get Orthodontic Treatment Too!

Posted on May 16th, 2022 at 3:25 PM

“BRACES ARE ONLY for teens,” said no orthodontist ever. It may be true that a teenager’s teeth are easier to guide into their proper position, but there is no age limit on orthodontic treatment. Our teeth will still respond to the gentle pressure of orthodontic appliances even when we’ve lived for multiple decades.

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Professional Orthodontics vs. Mail Aligners

Professional Orthodontics vs. Mail Aligners

Posted on April 26th, 2022 at 9:35 AM

ARE MAIL-ORDER aligners worth getting instead of professional orthodontic treatment with an orthodontist? We don’t think so, and it’s not just that we’re biased. Mail-order aligners can be cheaper and easier than in-office orthodontic treatment, but you’re really getting what you pay for (in a bad way).

Straightening teeth is a complex and delicate process, and it’s different for every patient. It’s definitely worth the investment to benefit from the specialized training and experience of an orthodontist.

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Pet Photo Contest

Pet Photo Contest

Posted on March 23rd, 2022 at 12:25 PM

We love taking photos of our furry family members and we want to see YOUR pets too! Here's how to enter our Pet Photo Contest to win a Summer Starter Family Fun Pack!

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Straight Teeth: Not Just About Looks

Straight Teeth: Not Just About Looks

Posted on March 7th, 2022 at 9:58 AM

WE TEND TO think of straight teeth as being mainly about looks, but they actually come with several very real health benefits too!

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February is Children's Dental Health Month

February is Children's Dental Health Month

Posted on February 1st, 2022 at 9:29 AM

THE CDC REPORTS THAT 1 in 5 children (between ages 5 and 11) in the US have untreated tooth decay. Not only should tooth decay be treated in regular dental appointments, it should be prevented! Tooth decay is 100 percent preventable with effective personal care and regular dental cleanings.

In honor of Children’s Dental Health Month, we’re spreading the word about children’s dental health.

 

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747 Kids Club

747 Kids Club

Posted on January 11th, 2022 at 10:24 AM

It is best to receive an initial orthodontic evaluation for your child by the age of 7.

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Let's Answer Some Orthodontic FAQs!

Let's Answer Some Orthodontic FAQs!

Posted on December 29th, 2021 at 11:01 AM

MANY PEOPLE DON’T know much about orthodontic treatment, and we tend to hear a lot of the same questions from patients. Let’s answer a few of those now in a quick FAQ session!

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Preparing For Orthodontic Emergencies

Preparing For Orthodontic Emergencies

Posted on November 22nd, 2021 at 1:52 PM

DO YOU HAVE an orthodontic emergency plan? It’s a good idea for anyone who has braces or whose teenager has braces to be prepared in case something goes wrong with their orthodontic appliance between adjustments. Not addressing a problem quickly could lead to delaying Braces Off Day, and nobody wants that!

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Have an Orthodontist-Approved Halloween

Have an Orthodontist-Approved Halloween

Posted on October 27th, 2021 at 3:53 PM

SPOOKY SEASON HAS been lots of fun this year, and Halloween is just around the corner. As much as we love indulging in the fall activities, the spooky decorations, the fun costumes, and the scary movies, we’re not as excited about the sugary-loaded treats. That’s why we’re here with tips on how to fully enjoy Halloween while keeping it much healthier for your teeth!

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