Traditional Braces vs Invisalign;                          What's the Right Choice for Me?

Posted by Dr. Maulik Nanavati on Dec 10, 2019 9:04:00 AM

In 1728, French dentist Pierre Fauchard, who is often credited with inventing modern orthodontics, published a book entitled "The Surgeon Dentist" on methods of straightening teeth leading.

Orthodontics is the treatment of irregularities in the teeth (especially of alignment and occlusion) and jaws and includes the application of braces.

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Topics: braces, Happy Sapiens, Dr Maulik Nanavati, Invisalign

Which Comes First…The Implant or the Braces?

Posted by Dr. Maulik Nanavati on Nov 26, 2018 6:26:00 AM

This is another classic "it depends" answer. Every dental implant and orthodontic case is different, with varying conditions, and goals for the outcome.  

Most often, however, it is best to move the teeth to an ideal position (orthodontics) creating the appropriate spaces and anatomy, then place the implant.  

However, it is quite common that dental implants are used as anchors for the orthodontic treatment.  And, in those cases, the implants are placed first.

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Topics: implant or braces, braces, first, impant

Traditional Braces vs Invisalign;                          What's the Right Choice for Me?

Posted by Dr. Maulik Nanavati on Dec 10, 2019 9:04:00 AM

In 1728, French dentist Pierre Fauchard, who is often credited with inventing modern orthodontics, published a book entitled "The Surgeon Dentist" on methods of straightening teeth leading.

Orthodontics is the treatment of irregularities in the teeth (especially of alignment and occlusion) and jaws and includes the application of braces.

Read More

Topics: braces, Happy Sapiens, Dr Maulik Nanavati, Invisalign

Which Comes First…The Implant or the Braces?

Posted by Dr. Maulik Nanavati on Nov 26, 2018 6:26:00 AM

This is another classic "it depends" answer. Every dental implant and orthodontic case is different, with varying conditions, and goals for the outcome.  

Most often, however, it is best to move the teeth to an ideal position (orthodontics) creating the appropriate spaces and anatomy, then place the implant.  

However, it is quite common that dental implants are used as anchors for the orthodontic treatment.  And, in those cases, the implants are placed first.

Read More

Topics: implant or braces, braces, first, impant

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