Accordingly, ELOS has members from across the USA and Canada. In our monthly Spotlight series, we present each member, giving the spotlight to their personality and expertise Orthodontics. Read on and learn about Dr. Christopher Riolo at Riolo Orthodontics, expert orthodontists in Seattle.
Do you have braces and recently noticed white spots on your teeth? These white spots are the decalcification areas on your teeth where plaque has stayed for a long time without being cleaned off by brushing. These can easily be prevented with twice daily brushing. So you might wonder: will the orthodontist take your braces off due to the decalcification? More likely than not, your orthodontist will remove your braces to prevent further damage to your teeth if they feel as though your brushing habits have not improved.
Proudly presenting pictures from our first ever – ELOS Elite Lingual Orthodontists Meet-up – Miami Fl. 2/16/18
At ELOS we take our role as industry leaders seriously. Our only goal is to provide patients with the best orthodontic options possible. With the advent of lingual technology, you can rest assured of invisibility never seen before in this industry. Here are some pictures of our meeting.
The most natural gift you can bless a stranger with is a smile, and not just any smile, but a good and beautiful smile. Smiles have a unique way of making an individual more confident and happy. This type of dental braces are devices used by a dental expert or an orthodontist to straighten teeth and maintain beautiful mouths. Nowadays, this device is placed behind the teeth to ensure maximum straightening as well as concealing the braces (cosmetic advantage). Therefore, to improve your natural smile, then dental braces are the best option for you.
Many adult patients are under the misconception that it’s too late to correct their orthodontic problems. However, contrary to popular belief, there aren’t any age restrictions to having orthodontic treatment. A healthy smile and straight teeth are attainable at any age, so adults with an overjet, crossbite or open bite can correct these problems with the help of an orthodontist.
Disguise Your Treatment With Lingual Braces
When we think of getting our teeth straightened, a full mouth of metal comes to mind. This is because for years that was the most effective way to achieve straight teeth. Wearing braces meant having to grin and bear noticeable metal brackets and wires throughout the duration of your treatment. Fortunately, those days are over. Read more
What are Lingual Braces. For many adults who had braces in their youth, the experience is still associated with unpleasant memories. Traditional braces can be painful, annoying and carry a social stigma. They make brushing difficult, are prone to trapping food, and may irritate the inner lining, or mucosa, of the mouth. Overall, traditional braces are an unattractive prospect for both teens and adults. Read more
Orthodontic braces have been given a hard time over the years and not without good reason. Despite the fact that they continue to do a great job of straightening teeth, many teenagers tremble when their orthodontist suggests braces. Read more
What do cherry pie, piñatas, and braces have in common?
They’re all better on the inside! It may seem like a strange comparison, but the fact is, braces are always better when they’re placed on the inside surface of your teeth! Braces affixed in this manner are known as hidden braces or lingual braces. This means they are placed on the surface of your tooth facing your tongue rather than the outside of your teeth. Lately, lingual braces are becoming very popular for many good reasons. Here are just a few: Read more
Once upon a time, if you needed braces, you only had one option – the sort that tended to get kids called “metal mouth.” Made from metal, attached to the teeth and glaringly obvious, many people avoided this treatment despite its benefits for all ages. Advances in orthodontia mean that today you have multiple options, one of which is lingual braces. Read more