Masri Orthodontics

Laser Use in Orthodontics: Types And Benefits

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In the field of orthodontics, the use of lasers to perform varied procedures has gained more popularity in the past few years than earlier times. The main reason behind this is that it is a far more flexible and safer option as compared to others. As a patient, you must be well aware of the Read More

Orthodontic Retainer: Everything You Need To Know

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Wearing a retainer during an orthodontic treatment is a common and essential practice because not wearing retainers can cause improper positioning of the teeth. This brings us to the need and the importance that the orthodontic retainer holds during and after the patient’s treatment. A large number of patients tend to remove the retainer soon as the treatment is over. Nonetheless, Read More

How Long Should I wear my Retainer??

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The answer to this frequently asked question is……As long as you want your teeth to stay straight. Regardless of what type of orthodontic treatment you received; a retainer was more than likely included in the orthodontic fee. Why risk the chance of your teeth returning to their pre-orthodontic position; wearing them regularly will prevent this. Read More

Digital Dental X-rays and Radiation – Procedure, Purpose and Importance

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We are frequently asked by parents if x-rays are necessary before, during and after orthodontic Treatment?  Yes they are!  Here, at Masri Orthodontics, we have the most current, digital x-rays and will make sure our patients are wearing lead vests and shields to protect them.  Dr. Masri uses the most up-do-date equipment and technology. Did Read More

Everything You Wanted To Know About Teeth Whitening

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Tooth whitening – is it safe, does it make the teeth too white, is it permanent? These are some of the questions patients ask their orthodontists with regard to tooth whitening. Clinical restoration of tooth color is permanent, is safe, and teeth are restored to their original white color. Most people want to know the Read More

13 Invisalign Questions Answered By Michigan’s Top Invisalign Orthodontist Dr. Masri

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Many people might be hearing the word Invisalign for the first time. Others may be in doubt about the treatment’s cost and effectiveness. We asked one of Michigan’s top orthodontists 13 questions about Invisalign. Some of these questions may be on your mind. What is Invisalign? Invisalign is the most advanced teeth alignment treatment available Read More

What is elastic tie?

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An elastic tie (a type of ligature) is the rubber tie that fits around your bracket. With some types of braces, this elastic tie is used to hold the arch wire in place. However, with how technology has advanced, colored elastic ties are no longer required, and are just a decoration for fun. Please remember Read More

What Is Instant Orthodontics? What Are The Costs And Benefits?

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Instant orthodontics delivers its promise – instant results. It’s a method of orthodontics that’s meant for people who want rapid results, who don’t want to wait out a more traditional approach. What’s instant orthodontics? Is it the right approach for you and what are its costs? About Instant Orthodontics Instant orthodontics is a term incorrectly Read More

How SureSmile Orthodontic Treatment Works

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With SureSmile orthodontic technology, your orthodontist can design your braces treatment in a way that moves your teeth to their desired position more precisely than ever before. With the accuracy of a SureSmile treatment plan, you’ll be on your way to a beautiful, healthy smile while spending less time in braces compared to conventional orthodontic Read More

Acceledent , A Faster Track For Orthodontic Treatment

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While braces provide better oral health, an attractive smile and enhanced self-image, many orthodontic patients — particularly the one out of five who are adults — still wish their braces could come off sooner. Mechanical stimulation (vibration) of bone has been studied since the mid-1980’s to heal bone fractures and to treat osteoporosis. Studies have Read More

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