27 Jun

How To Care For Braces: Post Orthodontic Care Guide

Braces are pivotal in orthodontic treatments, enhancing dental aesthetics and oral health. Understanding what you need for braces care early in your orthodontic journey is crucial for achieving the best results and maintaining them long-term. This guide will delve into essential aspects of post brace care, including daily routines and maintaining your teeth after braces, ensuring you can handle your ...

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16 May

Braces-Friendly Food: What You Can and Can’t Eat with Braces

Understanding the Dental Braces Basics Embrace metalcore with a tasty meal – that’s right, with a few adjustments you too can still feast as you please!  In this culinary exploration, we’ll be your guides through the dos and don’ts of braces-approved delights. From soft to crunchy, we’ve got the lowdown on what’s on the menu and what’s best left out ...

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09 May

All About Clear Aligners: Your Path to a Perfect Smile

Clear aligners might be your ideal choice if you’re considering a discreet and convenient way to straighten your teeth. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore everything you need to know about clear aligners, from how they work to their benefits, including insights into popular options like Invisalign and clear braces. Clear Aligners: Unveiling the Transformation What Are Clear Aligners? Clear ...

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09 May

Electric vs. Manual Toothbrush: Which One’s Right for You?

Maintaining optimal oral hygiene is key, especially during orthodontic treatments. Choosing the right toothbrush is fundamental to achieving a healthy and radiant smile. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the age-old electric vs. manual toothbrush debate, providing valuable insights to help you make an informed decision tailored to your unique dental needs. Understanding the Options: Manual Toothbrush vs Electric Toothbrush ...

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09 May

Teeth Braces Cost Guide: Budgeting for a Stunning Smile

The journey towards straighter teeth and a confident smile begins with the decision to opt for braces. However, understanding the teeth braces cost is an integral part of this process. In this blog, we will explore the different braces options, presenting a complete breakdown of the average mouth braces cost and the advantages and disadvantages of each to help you ...

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23 Nov

Adult Braces: Exploring Orthodontic Treatments for Adults

Orthodontic treatments such as braces are often associated with teenagers. However, more and more people are getting braces as an adult. Orthodontic treatments can improve oral health and enhance their smiles. If you are an adult considering orthodontic treatment, this blog post is for you. We will explore adult orthodontics treatments, common questions about braces and finding the right adult ...

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07 Oct

Children’s Dental Problems

Thanks to the recent advancements in children’s orthodontics and dental care, it has made parents more aware about the need to pay closer attention to our children’s teeth.  Occasional dental problems in young children and teens are common and are not too different from an adult’s dental problems, however, treatment can vary.  Because children have softer, more delicate teeth, the ...

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10 Sep

Orthodontics and when do we need treatment

Orthodontics and when do we need treatment Everybody wants a good smile, whether it is direct influence coming from celebrities on TV shows, movies or any other forms of exposure to social media. Even mainstream media in recent years have depicted characters in various types of orthodontic treatment: namely the main character Ferrera from TV show “Ugly Betty” spotting her ...

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16 Jul

Treatment planning in complex cases

In the experience of Orthoworx’s Dr Chan, treatment planning is a critical success factor to treating complex cases. Before treatment can commence, every patient must undergo a comprehensive consultation as to assess what work needs to be completed and the treatment options discussed. The information gathered during this initial consultation will allow Dr Chan and his team to decide on ...

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16 Jul

Innovation in deep bite treatment for better health

Deep bite malocclusions are one of the most common orthodontic conditions treated today. With over 45% of all orthodontic patients showing a certain degree of deep dental overbite, it’s important that the problem is treated swiftly and professionally, while limiting the discomfort to the patient. Traditional treatment relies on the use of braces to adjust the necessary teeth while also ...

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13 Apr

Braces vs. Invisalign – Why Invisalign may be a better option

Since 2001, Orthoworx has been providing Invisalign to our patients and became the first Platinum Elite provider in the Asia-Pacific region. This means we have, and maintain, one of the highest levels of experience and competence when it comes to administering the Invisalign treatment. Dr Chan has been a consultant and speaker for Invisalign since 2006 and provides training across ...

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23 Jan

How to care for your teeth when wearing braces

When you are wearing braces, food tends to get stuck between the appliances, which can stain teeth if not brushed away. Due to the nature of metal braces, thorough oral hygiene is more difficult and braces wearers will have an increased tendency of developing tartar, gingivitis or even demineralization of tooth enamel. If left untreated, they can turn into more serious ...

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