Advice: Barakat Orthodontics

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Making Time for Your Invisalign Treatment

After seeing my children achieve beautiful smiles through orthodontics, I’ve been really wanting to straighten my teeth too…

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Invisalign vs. Traditional Metal Braces

There are pros and cons to both alignment systems, and it’s important to understand them all before making your decision…

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Can Wearing Braces Affect Your Ability to Play a Wind Instrument?

Student musicians who play wind instruments worry about the effects of braces on the lips and mouth…

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Have Braces, But Love Popcorn?

Is it okay to *sometimes* indulge in a little popcorn with braces…

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What Kind of Time Commitment is Invisalign?

Invisalign appointments tend to be less frequent than those for traditional braces, and our team is excellent at efficiency…

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Do You Grind Your Teeth or Clench Your Jaw?

Grinding your teeth and clenching your teeth and jaw aren’t limited to one age group — this habit affects both adults and children…

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A Look Back: Top Orthodontic Guidance & Advice

For many families, pursuing orthodontic treatment took a backseat in 2020…

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Is 2020 a Good Time to Start Orthodontic Treatment?

Most people don’t realize that crowded teeth are part of a bigger picture…

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As an Adult, Can I See My Child’s Orthodontist?

While your dentist may offer to straighten your teeth, an Orthodontist is the better choice for many reasons…

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Is a Virtual Consultation Worth It? –

Whether you are trying to save time or minimize your in-office visits, a virtual consultation can be a…

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