What Is Considered a Dental Emergency?

The definition of a dental emergency, according to the American Dental Association (ADA), is a condition that can be life-threatening, requiring immediate treatment. It can involve bleeding, severe pain, infection, swelling, and many other tell-tale signs that something is wrong. But that isn’t anything people didn’t already know, and it doesn’t answer the question in […]

Practice Brushing Techniques in Your Free Time

Removing plaque buildup is the biggest reason that dentists recommend that you practice brushing techniques in your free time. Plaque buildup is a leading cause of tooth decay, gingivitis, and periodontal disease. Using and practicing proper brushing techniques can greatly reduce the number of cavities you develop. First Things First — Learn the Proper Brushing […]

Liquids to Avoid After Teeth Whitening

If you are considering having your teeth whitened, you may know little about the process itself. We are taking some time to explain how the procedure works. There are also some liquids to avoid after teeth whitening that you need to know about. At Wilmington Orthodontics, we want your bright smile to last a long […]

Dental Practices Using iTero

One of the best improvements in dental practices is the use of iTero intraoral scanning equipment. The ability to produce a detailed 3D image of your mouth is here! Gone are the goopy, messy impressions of your teeth. If you have been avoiding braces or Invisalign because of the horror stories about the process, perhaps […]

Dental Monitoring near Me

Before COVID-19 began affecting the United States, dental monitoring meant periodic physical trips to the dental office. Doctors physically monitored growth and development during in-office visits. Since last year, many dental and orthodontic practices have been exploring the virtual world. Although available before COVID-19, virtual applications are becoming a sought-after and effective tool for remote […]

Orthodontics Practices with COVID

The Coronavirus pandemic has been interrupting the entire nation for over a year. The good news is that with the implementation of safety protocols orthodontics practices with COVID can resume. Wilmington Orthodontics has enacted specific safeguards to protect our patients and our staff. Guidelines Concerning Orthodontics Practices with COVID Using forms and guidelines developed by […]

Invisalign Process

Understanding the Invisalign process will help you understand how this treatment works. Beginning with your initial consultation, the technological advances that make Invisalign treatment so popular will amaze you. If you are ready to learn more, we have outlined what you can expect from start-to-finish. Understanding the Invisalign Process Beginning Invisalign treatment starts with an […]