No Age Limit When it Comes to Braces

May , 2016

Adults who are considering 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 orthodontic treatment with braces is that their treatment will not fit into their otherwise busy […]

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How Do I Know if I Chose the Right Orthodontist?

May , 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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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

April , 2016

Can you believe that April is almost already over?! And that means that Mother’s Day is right around the corner! As of right now, there are less than two weeks left until Mother’s Day and here at Castilla Orthodontics, we want to help ensure that your mom has the best day ever. For some reason, […]

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How Do I Keep My Invisalign Clean?

April , 2016

By this point, you have made the decision that Invisalign is the right choice for you. Here at Castilla Orthodontics, we would like to congratulate you on getting one step closer to a confident and healthy smile! But by now, you probably have a few questions. And one of the most common Invisalign questions that […]

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What You Need to Know Before Choosing Braces

April , 2016

Many people believe that planning for and getting braces is a lot of work. They aren’t wrong – after all, there are several steps that one must go  through to begin the treatment process with braces. The first step is to call us at Castilla Orthodontics near Monmouth, OR, where Dr. Ana Castilla and her […]

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

March , 2016

In today’s world, Invisalign is advertised as an equivalent to braces. However, many do not realize that this is simply not the case. Although completely safe for adults and teens, Invisalign is NOT advertised towards children. Some practices are Invisalign preferred providers, and will try to sell you on the idea of a clear aligner […]

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Easter is Coming Up, But My Kids Have Braces. What Should I Leave in Their Easter Baskets?

March , 2016

One of the easiest gifts and nicest gifts to get your kids for Easter is a basket filled with goodies from a grocery or drugstore, but most contain sweets and candies that shouldn’t be eaten while wearing braces. They can get stuck in the brackets, and make brushing and flossing a pain. However, there are […]

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When Will I Get My Braces Off?

March , 2016

Many people are concerned about the length of orthodontic treatment, and want to learn how to quicken their treatment. It is true that orthodontic treatment is often a long, time consuming process. Whether you are a child, teen, or adult, treating a mild or severe case, orthodontic care takes some time to get it just […]

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Is Invisalign Teen Expensive?

March , 2016

Invisalign for adults is fairly straightforward and costs about as much as traditional braces. However, Invisalign Teen is less clear about its cost and effectiveness. Money is definitely a concern, but don’t forget to consider the other expenses for your teen: social standing, dietary changes, and confidence. These less straightforward costs ought to be included […]

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How Old is Too Old for Braces?

March , 2016

If you think you’re too old for braces, think again. There is no such thing as being “too old” for braces. Braces are used to help improve your smile, no matter what your age may be. Starting from the moment you lose your last baby tooth and all of your adult teeth have grown in, […]

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