Fact one: Flossing is more important than brushing your teeth when it comes to preventing gum disease and tooth loss. Fact two: Your Invisalign treatment becomes pointless if your teeth fall out. When it comes to hygiene habits, flossing ranks extremely high — yet, a recent study released by the American Dental ...
May 23, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
So you’re tired of your crooked smile and/or mismatched jaw, but don’t know what type of orthodontic treatment is right for you? The two top contenders — Invisalign in Santa Clarita CA and traditional braces — come with their own set of pros and cons. Braces How it works: Small brackets are strategically ...
May 20, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
If Invisalign trays aren’t cleaned properly, they can become dingy, dull or discolored. To get your gleaming smile at the end of your treatment, you need two things — good oral hygiene and clean aligners. The good oral hygiene part is simple — brush and floss your teeth regularly to ...
May 17, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
For years, if you wanted to have that picture perfect smile you had endure the dreaded metal mouth. Thankfully, times they are a changin’ with the help of Invisalign. Unlike the unsightly and painful metal braces of yore, Invisalign offers patients an affordable alternative. How does Invisalign work? By using advance ...
May 11, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
Are you an adult who is considering getting braces? Perhaps you’ve had them before, but over the years that dental work has been reversed. Or maybe you’ve never had any orthodontic work done, but are considering braces for the first time. In either case, Gilbertson & LeCornu Orthodontics can help you ...
May 5, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
For everyone that has had braces, had them removed, and had that joyful feeling of mouth “freedom,” nothing is more frustrating than noticing (sometimes immediately) that your recently perfected teeth are already shifting! Is this normal? What can be done? Did I do something wrong? I thought I did everything ...
April 24, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
If you ask anyone if they would like straighter teeth, most would say, “Yes, please!” Everyone wants the confidence that a bright smile brings, but we understand that some may have reservations about getting braces. Most teens don’t want to be different, have to watch what they eat, or worry ...
April 4, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
You’ve worked really hard to achieve your ideal smile! You followed doctor’s orders, worn your Invisalign clear aligners as instructed, cared for your teeth, and now you have a megawatt smile. Congratulations on this achievement! However, to keep your smile in tip-top shape, keep these things in mind when continuing ...
March 21, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
Clear Braces Clear braces are good alternatives to traditional metal braces. Since clear braces are able to blend in more to the color of the teeth, it has a very good aesthetic advantage over the traditional one. Typically, clear braces are made up of plastic or ceramic materials which function in ...
March 10, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
You know what they say. Image is everything. The thought of metal brackets and wires attached to your teeth for an extended period of time may be more than enough to make you think twice about pursuing orthodontic treatment. But now we have options that quell those apprehensions for we ...
December 9, 2016Dr. Megan LeCornu