Choose Invisalign® for Discreet Orthodontic Treatment

Have you ever wondered whether an orthodontic treatment existed that is very discreet when improving the alignment of your teeth? Are you interested in achieving straighter teeth but are wary of having to wear bulky metal braces that are very visible in your mouth? Fortunately, braces and orthodontic aligners have... Read more »

Simple Oral Hygiene Tips for Maintaining Teeth with Braces

Orthodontists like Dr. Mark Padilla will often use traditional braces to correct the alignment and orientation of misaligned teeth. This involves a matrix of metal brackets, wires, bands, spacers, and other components that create a system capable of affecting the periodontal ligaments that anchor your teeth in your mouth.  ... Read more »

You Will Need a Retainer After Your Braces Have Been Removed

An increasing number of adults turn to orthodontists like Dr. Mark Padilla to have their misaligned teeth corrected by braces. This process calls for routine adjustments appointments to tighten the braces hardware and alter the periodontal connective tissues that influence the alignment of your teeth. Once this is done Dr.... Read more »

Damage Control for a Broken Bracket

A common orthodontic emergency is a broken braces bracket. Brackets often become damaged because they are fragile and can become damaged from several things, including: - Eating foods that can be damaging to braces - An injury to the mouth - Brushing teeth too vigorously or incorrectly in some way... Read more »

Orthodontics: A History

You may think of orthodontics as a modern development, but in reality, orthodontics has been developing since ancient times. This branch of dentistry has developed gradually over time to become the modern orthodontics we know and love today. Orthodontics in Ancient Times Human remains with crooked teeth have been found... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at MP Orthodontics, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area... Read more »