Give Yourself the Gift of a Healthy Smile: Cleaning Your Teeth While Getting Invisalign® Treatment

Straightening teeth using orthodontics is one of the best ways to create a healthier smile overall. Wearing Invisalign® clear aligners can give you an aligned bite that can keep teeth healthy and strong. Crooked teeth are way harder to brush and floss thoroughly, making them easy targets for tooth decay, cavities, gingivitis and periodontal disease. Maintaining a strong oral hygiene... read more »

Can I Wear Invisalign® While in the Pool?

One question we hear from patients undergoing orthodontics is, "Can I swim with Invisalign® and can I continue to play watersports during my orthodontic treatment?" Whether you enjoy outdoor pool time during the warmer months or work out in indoor pools during the fall and winter, the question remains, can you safely swim while wearing your aligners and will chlorine... read more »

Our Orthodontic Team Has Upgraded From Using iTero® 3Digital Scanner Technology to 5D for Even More Advanced Enhanced Abilities!

Our patients haven't had to deal with messy orthodontic impressions for years now, thanks to 3D iTero® scanner technology. But now Igel Orthodontics is excited to announce that we have officially upgraded to 5D scanners with enhanced abilities like more expertise and engagement in a single scan as we create your orthodontic treatment plan! That's because Igel Orthodontics is at... read more »

Check Out These Tips To Help You Prevent and Handle Orthodontic Problems

While wearing braces, accidents can happen, potentially leaving you dealing with pain or discomfort. While there are rarely true orthodontics emergencies, little things can seem BIG!  With proper planning; however, you can be ready for just about anything! Top 3 Causes of Orthodontic Emergencies: Biting or chewing foods that are on the “do not eat” list. It can be hard... read more »

What You Need To Know About Malocclusions

When people think of orthodontics, they tend to visualize teeth straightening using metal braces or clear plastic aligners. But orthodontics is about more than just beautifully straightened teeth. It also corrects a misaligned bite! Malocclusions are what we orthodontists call “mismatched teeth” or jaw problems because of a misaligned bite. It is also more common than you might think! Around... read more »