Orthodontic Treatment for Crooked Teeth

January , 2017

Dr. Ana E. Castilla of Castilla Orthodontics works every day with patients who are looking to fix their crooked teeth (malocclusions) and other orthodontic issues. An orthodontist is a dentist that has received special education and training after graduating from dental school. They deal mainly with the diagnosis, prevention, and correction of the malposition of […]

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Does Treatment with Invisalign Hurt?

January , 2017

Dr. Ana E. Castilla and the team at Castilla Orthodontics near Keizer, OR are knowledgeable and experienced orthodontic professionals. They are sensitive to their patient’s lifestyles, needs, and treatment goals when undergoing orthodontic treatment with Invisalign. A concern that patients express when considering orthodontic treatment is the amount of discomfort they may experience throughout the course […]

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Does Treatment with Braces Hurt?

December , 2016

Orthodontic treatment with braces can be uncomfortable occasionally, but most often, the “hurt” reported by a patient is more of a feeling of pressure and can be more accurately described as “discomfort.” The best way to avoid or reduce any discomfort that may be associated with braces is to keep a conscientious care schedule. Dr. […]

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Dentist or Orthodontist? What’s the Difference?

December , 2016

Dr. Ana Castilla of Castilla Orthodontics has some tips to help patients near Sublimity, OR to distinguish between a dentist and an orthodontist. The difference between an orthodontist and a dentist may be indistinguishable to some people. Something that many folks don’t know is that all orthodontists can be dentists, but not all dentists can […]

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Make Your Invisalign Treatment Quick and Easy

December , 2016

Invisalign patients of Dr. Ana Castilla enjoy a more comfortable and convenient orthodontic treatment near Dallas, OR. The Invisalign treatment of plastic aligners are effective at providing the wearer with a straighter smile while being much less noticeable in the mouth. Invisalign offers benefits that traditional braces can’t offer; they are removable by the wearer. […]

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Six Of The Best Foods to Eat During Your Treatment with Braces

December , 2016

(and eight you shouldn’t eat) Many orthodontics patients going through treatment with braces are unsure of what foods are restricted in their diets. Many also believe the list of foods to avoid is longer than it actually is. Dr. Ana Castilla of Castilla Orthodontics shares some ideas about what foods are safely enjoyed and which foods are […]

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How Often Do I Need to Get Orthodontic Treatment?

November , 2016

Orthodontic treatments can help a patient achieve a life-long healthy and straight smile. The length of treatment is always as different as each patient and their treatment goals.  Dr. Ana Castilla and the team at Castilla Orthodontics near Monmouth, OR can help give you a better understanding of the processes of orthodontic treatment and which […]

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No Age Limit When it Comes to Braces

November , 2016

Adults who are considering adult orthodontic treatment with braces near Dallas, OR are finding that the patients of Dr. Ana Castilla and the team at Castilla Orthodontics have more positive treatment experiences and more successful outcomes. A concern for adults considering adult orthodontic treatment with braces is that their treatment will not fit into their otherwise busy schedules, and […]

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How Do I Know if I Chose the Right Orthodontist?

October , 2016

If you’re seeking an orthodontist for you or your child, then don’t make a commitment too quickly; every orthodontist is different. Some may prefer to use a specific treatment plan over others, and some may charge their patients more for treatments more than other orthodontists do. Orthodontics treatment (especially with traditional metal braces) means that […]

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How Do I Keep My Invisalign Clean?

October , 2016

If you have recently been fitted for Invisalign in Salem, OR, the team at Castilla Orthodontics would like to congratulate you on getting one step closer to a confident and healthy smile! Dr. Ana Castilla knows that while Invisalign is in your mouth doing the important work of straightening teeth, it’s also crucial to keep your Invisalign aligners clean. […]

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