What You Need to Know Before Choosing Braces

October , 2016

Dr. Ana E. Castilla and the team at Castilla Orthodontics develop orthodontic treatment plans that are personalized for each patient’s needs. These plans may include treatment methods and approaches that are best suited to the patient’s needs and treatment goals near Woodburn, OR, including choosing braces. Traditional braces, ceramic or lingual braces, Invisalign clear aligners and other treatments are options […]

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How Do I Fix My Orthodontic Speech Impediment?

October , 2016

Did you know that chronic speech problems can be caused by the misalignment, or malocclusion, of your teeth? Dr. Ana Castilla of Castilla Orthodontics near Stayton, OR knows that these and other oral health care issues can cause an orthodontic speech impediment. Do you have a lisp? Do you whistle when pronouncing certain sounds or words? Do people complain that […]

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Can Pre-Teens Get Invisalign Too?

September , 2016

There is no “yes-or-no” answer. The decision, ultimately, will be made by the patient’s parents and their dentist or orthodontist. As long as your pre-teen has a fully developed set of teeth, Invisalign can be used in treatment. Invisalign clear aligners are generally safe for developing pre-teens, and the resulting tooth placement lasts a very […]

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How To Maintain Oral Hygiene with Braces

September , 2016

Dr. Ana Castilla and the team at Castilla Orthodontics near Dallas, OR are orthodontics experts and can help explain to you why you should always maintain good oral hygiene while wearing braces. We’ve all been taught about the importance of brushing and flossing our teeth, typically in the morning when you wake up and at night before you […]

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What Is the Perfect Age to Begin Child Orthodontics?

September , 2016

As a child develops, one of the first things parents begin to feel concern about is their child’s oral health. Dr. Ana Castilla of Castilla Orthodontics in Salem, OR is often asked if a child may eventually need orthodontic attention, what the signs are to look for, and at what age you should begin child orthodontics. No two cases […]

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How Old Does My Child Have to Be to Start Invisalign?

September , 2016

Dr. Ana E. Castilla and the professionals at Castilla Orthodontics near Stayton, OR have the skill and experience to start their younger patients on treatment with Invisalign clear aligners for their orthodontic treatment needs. Opportunity Treatment with Invisalign clear aligners is not indicated if a child has not yet lost all of their baby teeth (primary teeth), and full […]

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Affordable Braces are Not a Myth

August , 2016

As an effective way to improve looks, comfort and health with one treatment, braces are a smart investment for patients of all ages. Different types of braces, with a variety of advantages in a number of areas, are available to patients who want a healthy bite and straight teeth. Before getting orthodontics, patients can discuss […]

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Why Should My Child See An Orthodontist?

August , 2016

Dr. Ana Castilla and the professionals at Castilla Orthodontics near Keizer, OR know that a thorough dental evaluation will reveal how your child’s teeth and mouth are growing. To evaluate how a child’s teeth are developing, the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recommends that every child get an examination with either a dentist or orthodontist […]

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Is Invisalign Teen Right for My Child?

August , 2016

For teens, the idea of undergoing orthodontic treatment may be a stressful prospect. No one wants to look at photos of their teenage-era summer vacation, cousin’s graduation party, or everyday Instagram candids and feel self-conscious about their smiles. Fortunately, traditional metal braces are no longer the only option for teenage orthodontic treatment; now there’s Invisalign […]

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What Color Braces Should I Get Next?

August , 2016

Most folks who are undergoing orthodontic treatment with Dr. Ana Castilla of Castilla Orthodontics near Stayton, OR

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