Grinding Teeth? Here's What You Should Know

Grinding Teeth? Here’s What You Should Know

Teeth grinding, or bruxism, is an extremely common but unhealthy habit. It is most common during sleep, but it may also happen when concentrating hard, lifting heavy objects, or even driving. You may not know that you are grinding, or you may know but feel unable to stop. Here is what you should know about this often painful, tooth-damaging habit. …

Invisalign vs Traditional Braces: Which is Right for You?

Invisalign vs Traditional Braces: Which is Right for You?

At Imperial Dental Associates, we know that traditional metal braces were long considered the treatment of choice for straightening teeth, and they are still a popular solution today. Increasingly, though, patients are asking us about Invisalign, known as the “clear alternative to braces.” Both braces and Invisalign can treat most orthodontic issues, and in most cases, we will leave the …

Top 10 Invisalign Questions & Answers

Top 10 Invisalign Questions & Answers

Invisalign is a very popular orthodontic treatment your dentist or orthodontist may recommend to improve alignment. If you haven’t met someone who’s had Invisalign, you may have questions. Here are the answers to 10 common questions about Invisalign. Invisalign is a brand of clear, orthodontic aligners that gradually shift your teeth into better alignment. Most people prefer Invisalign aligners to …