Orthodontics

Study Says Braces Don’t Help Confidence, But It Asks the Wrong Questions

It’s important to remember that while there are many potential benefits from braces, the only one that’s really certain is that orthodontic treatment will straighten your teeth.  That said, it’s still surprising that a new study claims that braces don’t help your self-confidence. We have seen many of our [...]

Invisalign Vs. Dental Crowns

Modern dental treatments have become very sophisticated. Dentists can correct almost all kinds of damage and ensure you have the perfect smile. Some of the most common dental treatments include Invisalign and dental crowns. At Rice Dentistry, our dentist has helped patients with all kinds of dental problems, including misalignment and tooth damage. We know [...]

Braces-by-Mail Services Offer Fewer Benefits, Some Risks, and Little Savings

One recent innovation in the dental field is what is sometimes called DIY braces. These services will mail you clear plastic aligners to move your teeth into position. The process is superficially similar to Invisalign, and the Invisalign company even invested in one of these services. It’s not quite DIY braces. You [...]

By |February 27th, 2019|Orthodontics|

Orthodontics Is a Procedure of Hope

Many people have crooked teeth and wish they could be straighter and more attractive. However, not everyone decides to get orthodontics in order to achieve that more attractive smile. So what factors distinguish between the people who think about the procedure and those who actually do it? Recently, researchers asked that very [...]

By |December 26th, 2018|Orthodontics|