Lost Retainer Story of the Week

As inconvenient as retainers may be, they’re a necessity for successful orthodontic treatment. Without them, all of the hard work that went into that beautiful smile can start to relapse. But sometimes retainers are lost, stolen by leprechauns, eaten by monsters, run over by tanks, and obliterated by laser beams. The first time a retainer […]

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Invisalign Q and A with Gianquinto OrthoArts

The fact is, most of us aren’t born with a perfect smile. And that’s where Dr. Gianquinto and the OrthoArts team come in. Of course, orthodontic treatment help make your teeth stay strong, healthy and become perfectly-aligned. But did you know you can get the beautiful straight teeth you’ve always wanted — without braces? We […]

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Ask Dr. G: “What questions should I have answered during my orthodontic consultation?”

If you’ve considered orthodontic treatment to improve your smile or jaw alignment, the first step is scheduling a consultation with Dr. Gianquinto and the OrthoArts team. Your consultation is all about you! Be sure to bring any questions you may have. We’ll listen attentively to all of your concerns and answer all of your questions, […]

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Underbites, Overbites and Crossbites – What’s the Difference?

The first thing people usually think about when considering orthodontic treatment is straight teeth. However, teeth can be straight without proper alignment of the bite, which can affect overall health.   When the teeth and jaws are out of alignment, breathing, speech, and even the appearance of the face can be affected. This is called […]

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Retainer Wear: Nighttime for a Lifetime!

Question: How long do I have to wear retainers? Answer: As long as you want your teeth to stay straight. Finishing up with braces or Invisalign is very exciting! However, it can be a bit confusing as well. Patients and parents always have questions about what kind of retainers are needed, and how long they […]

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