Niagara Orthodontics Blog

The History of Invisalign
02/19/2018
You’ve probably heard of Invisalign, but did you know how it grew to be one of the most popular orthodontic treatments around? At Niagara Peninsula Orthodontics, we want to provide you with the facts about Invisalign, before you visit one of our four office locations for a consultation.
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National Orthodontic Health Month
10/18/2017
October is National Orthodontic Health Month, celebrated by orthodontists and dental health professionals in both the United States and Canada. It’s also the month of Halloween, which can be a rough time for teeth! Dr. Pershad and his team want to remind everyone why it’s important to pursue treatment, as well as protect your teeth during this sugar-filled holiday!
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Benefits of Late Summertime Orthodontics
08/23/2017
At Niagara Peninsula Orthodontics, we’re open all summer long to make it very convenient for the residents of St. Catharines, Fonthill, Beamsville, and Niagara Falls, Ontario to start improving their smiles! For many people, the summer season is the ideal time to start orthodontic treatment. Free from the demands of school, kids are able to get a jump start on their treatment during the summertime when there are no classes to attend and extracurricular activities to plan around.
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The Dangers of DIY Orthodontics
06/12/2017
When you’re looking for a local orthodontist that you can rely on, we at Niagara Orthodontics want you to know that we make our patients’ safety and well-being our number one goal during orthodontic treatment. Therefore, we feel like it’s important to warn you about a scary new trend that continues to make headlines: DIY orthodontics.
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Caring For Your Smile After Invisalign
04/26/2017
Once you finish treatment with Invisalign, we know you'll be excited – after all, you've done the work to achieve a beautiful new smile! But be careful, because you're not quite out of the woods yet. After the active phase of your treatment comes the retention phase, and this is critical to maintaining your brand new smile. Without retention and conscientious post-treatment care, your teeth will just move back to their old positions, erasing all your hard work!
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5 Questions to Ask Your Orthodontist About Invisalign
02/22/2017
At Niagara Orthodontics, we’re proud providers of one of today’s most popular orthodontic treatments: Invisalign. It's little wonder why it's become a sought-after treatment: Invisalign doesn't use brackets and wires like traditional braces. It consists of a series of clear aligners that are virtually invisible when worn, and they're easy to pop in and out for eating, drinking, brushing, and flossing – so no one has to know you're straightening your teeth! You can still eat your favorite foods, and maintaining oral hygiene is as easy as ever.
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10 Must Know Invisalign Tips
12/20/2016
The first step to a straighter happier smile is very exciting. Whether you choose to use braces or Invisalign at one of our offices in St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Fonthill, and Beamsville you’re going to love your smile at the end of treatment. At Niagara Orthodontics, one of our most popular treatments is Invisalign, the nearly-invisible clear aligners that give To help you get the most out of your experience with Invisalign, here are ten tips you should know while you’re wearing your aligners.
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The Holidays & Braces
12/20/2016
The holidays are almost here, and while we're all looking forward to some time spent relaxing and reconnecting with loved ones, the holidays present a unique challenge for those wearing braces. That's because many of the foods and sweets we love to indulge in during the holiday season pose a major danger to the brackets, wires, and bands of braces and orthodontic appliances. To help out, here are a few tips for making it through the holidays without breaking your braces.
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Halloween With Braces
10/13/2016
Dr. Pershad and his friendly team at Niagara Orthodontics wants all our patients to enjoy a trouble-free experience while they’re getting the beautiful and healthy smiles they deserve! Whether you’re improving your smile with metal braces or clear braces, you must be careful about what you eat for the duration of your treatment process.
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Welcome to our blog!
10/08/2015
Thank you for taking the time to visit our website and read our blog! We like to keep our patients up-to-date with what’s happening in the office, so check often for the latest posts. We may post an informational article, an announcement about an office contest or a spotlight on a special patient or staff member!
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