What can Invisalign® do for you?

Smile with confidence, choose Invisalign! Invisalign can help you achieve the smile you always wanted. But, how exactly does Invisalign work? Let’s find out:  How does Invisalign work? The unique Invisalign aligners are specially created to firmly fit your teeth. At the start of your Invisalign journey, Dr. Ritholtz will virtually scan your teeth and mouth with our iTero technology. …

Invisalign® Vs. Braces

There are many ways to fix the appearance of your teeth, but which is the best option? Let’s look at Invisalign versus traditional wire braces:  Appearance and Wear Time Clear Invisalign aligners are basically unnoticeable, removable and made with SmartTrack® material that fits your teeth comfortably! For the best results, you will need to wear your aligners for about 22 …

Your Teeth after Invisalign®

Just look at that smile! You have just completed a successful Invisalign treatment with Dr. Ritholtz. But how should you care for your teeth after Invisalign? Let’s find out:  Retainers  After an Invisaligntreatment, you will need to wear retainers to keep your teeth from shifting. The bones and tissues surrounding your teeth are still soft in some areas and will …

What is an iTero Machine?

Invisalign can help you achieve the smile of your dreams! At Premier Dental Associates, Dr. Steven Ritholtz uses an iTero Machine to help optimize a patient’s Invisalign treatment. But what exactly is an iTero Machine? One of the first steps of an Invisalign treatment is to take an impression of your mouth. Instead of using a traditional clay mold, which …

Traveling with Invisalign®

It’s vacation time! If you are doing any last-minute summer vacationing, here are our helpful tips for traveling with your Invisalign aligners:  Be Prepared  Think ahead! If you know you’re going to be away during your next Invisalign appointment, be sure to book an early meeting with us so that we can prepare the next set of trays for you. …

Types of Mouthwash

Mouthwash is an easy way to help keep your smile clean. Typically used to freshen breath, mouthwash can also help remove food particles, keep your gums healthy and keep your teeth strong. There are several types of mouthwashes that can be used:  Fluoride Mouthwash  Fluoride mouthwash protects your teeth against cavities and can help those with gum disease. However, it is important to be …

Benefits of Invisalign®

Are you ready to achieve the smile you’ve always wanted? With Invisalign, you can! Invisalign can straighten your teeth in less time than traditional metal braces and are unnoticeable! Here are some of the many benefits of Invisalign®, and what a straighter smile can do for you:  What can Invisalign do for you? Don’t be afraid to smile anymore, show …

Cleaning your Invisalign Aligners

Yay to starting your Invisalign journey with us and achieving your dream smile! But, did you know that taking care of your aligners also affects your oral hygiene? In order to keep your aligners clean and prevent discoloration make sure to follow these steps: Soaking: Soak your aligners and clean them with a clear anti-bacterial soap, Invisalign’s cleaning crystals or …

The Importance of a Dental Exam

Visiting Premier Dental Associates for regular exams twice a year (or otherwise recommend by our dentists) is important for your health. Dental cleanings ensure that your teeth and gums are healthy. Dental exams can also detect other dental issues such as tooth impaction and loose teeth. Let’s take a closer look: Tooth Decay  Some areas of your teeth are hard …

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry can help you achieve the smile you always wanted! From veneers to teeth whitening, cosmetic dentistry can help improve your teeth’s appearance, mood, and confidence! Let’s take a look into the world of cosmetic dentistry and its main procedures: Invisalign Dr. Steven Ritholtz will help you achieve the smile of your dreams! Uniquely designed for your situation, you will wear …