Pregnancy is an exciting time for many women as they prepare to welcome a new addition to their family. However, it’s essential to remember that pregnancy can also affect your oral health, leading to issues such as gum disease and tooth decay. To gain a deeper understanding of how pregnancy impacts your oral health, continue reading and discover valuable insights from Dr. Sepi Torkan at iSmile Orthodontics. How Does Pregnancy Affect Your Gums?
Gum disease, or gingivitis, is not necessarily caused by pregnancy. Still, it can worsen pre existing gum disease. Pregnancy hormones can [...] Read More
If you’re considering Invisalign treatment, you may be wondering how often you need to wear your aligners to see results. The truth is that patient compliance is one of the most critical factors in achieving the desired outcome of Invisalign treatment. Discover the significance of compliance during orthodontic treatment as you read on, with insights from Dr. Sepi Torkan at iSmile Orthodontics. Wearing Your Aligners
To be effective, Invisalign aligners need to be worn as often as possible, typically for 20 to 22 hours a day. You can [...] Read More
Orthodontics is often thought of as a way to improve the alignment and appearance of your teeth, but did you know that it can also benefit your respiratory health? Your orthodontist is specially trained to identify and treat a range of issues beyond just your teeth, including respiratory disorders like asthma and sleep apnea. In this post, Dr. Sepi Torkan at iSmile Orthodontics provide valuable insights on how orthodontics fits into the treatment of respiratory disorders.
Asthma is a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It can have negative effects on [...] Read More
Speech development is a critical aspect of a child’s growth and development. Communication is an essential skill that impacts academic and social success. However, speech impairments can affect a child’s ability to communicate effectively and can result in frustration, anxiety, and isolation. To learn more about how orthodontics can effectively address speech impediments, keep reading and find out how Dr. Sepi Torkan at iSmile Orthodontics can help.
Orthodontics can play a significant role in improving a child’s speech by correcting malocclusions that affect speech patterns. Malocclusions, such as overbites, underbites, and [...] Read More
Having a pearly white smile is often a top concern our patients bring to our office. One of the most common questions we get as orthodontists during braces treatment is whether white spots on the teeth are to be expected. Even our patients who don’t have braces are concerned about maintaining a clean white smile. Luckily Dr. Sepi Torkan at iSmile Orthodontics have some tips and tricks for you in this post about white spots from braces, professional whitening services, and at-home whitening methods that are safe for your teeth. White [...] Read More
The mouth is a complex and intricate part of the human body. If you’re considering braces or Invisalign, it’s important to know all about the structure of your mouth, so that you can make an informed decision about what type of treatment will work best for you! Being well-informed about the intricacies of orthodontic treatment is highly advantageous for both patients and parents. Recognizing what occurs behind the scenes can empower you to approach consultations with confidence. At iSmile Orthodontics, Dr. Sepi Torkan are dedicated to sharing crucial information to ensure you [...] Read More