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How often will I visit the orthodontist after my braces are taken off?

Typically, you’ll visit our office about 4 more times after your braces have been removed to ensure everything is going well post-treatment with your retainers. These appointments are called retention checks during which Dr. Hussaini ensures your retainers are fitting well and your teeth are not moving. The 4 appointments are spread out over 2 […]

How long do I have to wear my retainers for after my treatment has completed?

This is the most common question we get from patients after their orthodontic treatment has been completed. The simple answer is that retention (the process of wearing retainers to retain teeth in the final position set with orthodontic treatment) is a life-long process. The reason why retainers need to be worn the rest of a […]

How to get a celebrity smile without the celebrity budget!

You may think that getting a celebrity smile is out of your budget. But that’s not true at all! At Smileworks Orthodontics, we offer flexible payment plans to help you achieve a smile you will love. We personalize our no-interest financing plans to fit your budget. The first step to start the process would be […]

Orthodontic Treatment is for All Ages!

Orthodontic treatment is not only for kids! You may have thought braces are for children, but times have changed! Adults all over the world are conscious about their appearance and smile, which has resulted in about one in every five orthodontic patients being over the age of 21. Recent studies have shown that straighter teeth […]

Rubber Bands in Orthodontic Treatment

One of the most common questions we hear when patients start the orthodontic treatment is “when am I going to start wearing rubber bands?” Patients often wonder how they work? And why are they used? First of all, it’s important to remember that rubber bands, or elastics, or not used for every orthodontic patient. For […]