Can really crooked teeth be straightened

Can really crooked teeth be straightened?

Do you or your child have really crooked teeth and want to straighten them? Crooked or misaligned teeth are very common among children and adults. It is important to note that not all crooked teeth need to be straightened. Sometimes, they can add charm to your smile. But if your crooked teeth are troubling you…

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Is Invisalign a permanent fix

Is Invisalign a permanent fix?

Teeth straightening is no longer a problem due to the availability of several options. The actual problem is selecting the procedure. There was a time when the only procedure to straighten your teeth was “traditional metal braces.” However, in the late 90s, orthodontic treatments underwent a drastic change with the introduction of Invisalign. But the…

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Does Invisalign Hurt?

Does Invisalign Hurt?

One of the most common cosmetic dental concerns is tooth alignment. In fact, almost everyone has some type of malocclusion. For many years, the primary option for treating these issues was traditional metal braces. Unfortunately, these were not aesthetically pleasing and could be uncomfortable, so many patients simply ignored their misalignment- which led to additional…

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Invisalign vs braces

Invisalign vs. Braces | 5thandolive Dental

Almost everyone has some type and severity of malocclusion, also known as tooth misalignment. There are two primary types of misalignment: dental and skeletal. A dental misalignment involves only the teeth, while a skeletal misalignment involves a malformation of the skull. Some of the most common malocclusions include: Underbite Overbite Crossbite Open bite Crowding Gapped…

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how does invisalign work

How Does Invisalign Work?

Research shows that most people would agree that they’d like to change something about their smile. In many cases, this is due to a misalignment. For many years, the primary option for treating misalignments was traditional metal braces. In the case of severe crowding, sometimes tooth extraction was an option. However, in the late 1990s,an…

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How long do veneers last

How Long do Veneers Last

Dental Veneers are one of the most popular cosmetic tooth restorations offered at 5th and Olive Dental in Seattle. Veneers are thin shells that are placed over cracked, broken, discolored teeth to restore their appearance. In this article, we’ll explain the benefits and life expectancy of veneers, as well as what impacts the life expectancy…

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