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Teeth alignment

The question that I get asked the most frequently: Am I too old to correct my teeth alignment problem with Invisalign? Can I have invisible orthodontic devices for teeth alignment? There is no age factor. The most important factor is to have healthy gums. If the face shape is well balanced and that the teeth…

Result obtained with invisalign

Result obtained with Invisalign : Gabriella’s question: I have mes Invisalign devices since a year and a half, and my bottom teeth aren’t perfectly centered with my upper teeth. I also feel that my last upper molar is not perfectly aligned with the first one. Is this normal? In fact, her question is relevant. Even…

Teeth sensitive, many patients are worry during an orthodontic treatment because their teeth are more sensitive than usual. Whether it is with traditional braces or with Invisalign, when a new form of pressure is applied on the teeth, this also creates some pressure on the roots which disturbs the blood flow in the dental alveolus….

Orthodontic retention : An orthodontic treatment enables the teeth to realign. After a lengthy period of wearing dental devices that are either fixed to the teeth or removable (like the invisible Invisalign aligners), it is recommended to continue with something that is named retention in orthodontics. This consists in wearing a dental device while you…

Chewing problems : They are some orthodontic solutions with traditional devices or the invisalign aligners. When a medical condition creates problems with chewing or swallowing, the simple act of eating can become anything but. Pain in the mouth, stiffness or discomfort in the jaw muscles, or problems with your teeth can make it tough to…

Invisalign improvements : Some recent Invisalign upgrades have had an impact on the devices, which lead to a greater flexibility in the material that the invisible aligner is made of. The adaptation is even better, and the pressure that is applied on the teeth is softer and even more efficient. This innovation added to the…

Teeth realign in orthodontics : What are the teeth subjected to in orthodontics? Despite the use of traditional fixed devices (braces), or removable ones with a bar in front of the teeth, or even invisible ‘’Invisalign’’ aligners, we need to apply a form of pressure on the teeth, whatever the necessary form of realignment is….

Pierre is here with us today for a consultation. He is 48 years old, his teeth overlap, and his upper teeth are forward compared to his lower teeth. I proceed with the exam and I start with his face distinctive features. His profile is good, despite a chin that is setting back a bit. His…

What will happen at the beginning of the Invisalign treatment? Beginning of the Invisalign treatment : First, learning how to properly place the Invisalign devices in the mouth is easy. There is only a small need of having a little supervision. At the beginning, the teeth are ‘’crooked’’, and we need to properly align the…

Dr. Alain Brault, Orthodontist in Montreal and Mont-Tremblant