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Kids orthodontics

Kids orthodontics Tips 1 : How to correct the bad habit of thumb sucking? Right, my thumb! Gabrielle is consulting. Her dentist referred her because he noticed an important deformation of the incisors that started growing at the age of 7 years old. Indeed, I noticed during the exam that Gabrielle has a nice profile….

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…

Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics, what differences? NARROW MAXILLARY Magalie is 8 and a half years old, and she has been referred by her dentist. The first observation that I bring up to her mother is the narrow shape of her palate. The mom could see that there was not a lot of space for the…

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…

Braces for teenagers Orthodontics during the teenage years : During adolescence, the body transforms at a rapid pace. The teeth come to full maturity, all the baby teeth have fallen. Orthodontics during teenage years is the best time to prepare and fix the form of the future adult teeth. The teeth can easily move and…

Invisible orthodontics adapter for teenagers : Last week, I had Maxime sitting on my exam chair. He has an alignment problem with both his bottom and superior teeth, and his superior teeth are forward. The mother tells me that Maxime heard a form of realignment treatment that does not involve traditional braces, and this is…

Nightly dental device : Most people easily adapt to wearing a dental sleep device at night. After wearing the device for a short period of time it will become part of your routine, and most people will hate to go to sleep without it after they realize how much better they feel in the morning….

Replacing a missing tooth sometimes requires the intervention of an orthodontist in order to prepare and optimize the teeth surrounding it. Example: Josée is referred to my office to replace her central upper tooth before she replaces her missing lateral incisor. During her teeth examination, I notice that her canine next to the tooth that…

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