Vivid Orthodontics

Important Do’s and Don’ts During Your Invisalign Journey

Clear aligners, such as Invisalign, have become a popular alternative to traditional ceramic braces.  Unlike traditional braces, clear aligners offer a removable option to slowly guide teeth into an aligned position.  Clear aligners offer several benefits including less dietary restrictions, no pokey wires, and the ability to remove the aligners to brush and floss your […]

Braces vs. Aligners

Orthodontic treatment is always evolving, allowing Dr. Maslowski and Dr. Michel to provide more treatment options than ever before to patients.  But how do you know which orthodontic treatment is right for you? The two most common types of treatment are traditional braces or aligner systems, such as Invisalign®.  So we’ve broken down the pros […]

Gingival Recontouring: Improving a Gummy Smile

Concerned about your gummy smile? Wondering how you can make a change? We have a solution! Vivid Orthodontics is thrilled to offer diode soft-tissue laser treatment to painlessly remove excess gum tissue for our patients. The procedure, called gingival recontouring or gum recontouring, is performed by Dr. Maslowski or Dr. Michel with a laser to […]

Orthodontist vs. Dentist: How do they differ?

Working hand-in-hand, orthodontists and dentists are the ultimate power team in creating comprehensive plans for overall oral health. However, it’s important to know the difference between the two so you can be sure you are visiting the right provider for services. What is a Dentist? Dentists have the same initial education as an orthodontist, but […]

Virtual Orthodontic Consultations available

Vivid Orthodontics understands that your time is valuable and coming into the office for an orthodontic consultation may not always be convenient.  So we’ve simplified the process of getting started with orthodontic treatment by offering virtual consultations.  You can now start your orthodontic journey right from the comfort of your home.   Simple online consultation […]

Early orthodontic consultation: Why age 7?

Timing is key when it comes to orthodontic treatment.  Gone are the days of waiting for all of the baby teeth to fall out before starting orthodontic treatment.  Orthodontists now prefer to see children while many of the baby teeth are still in place.  In fact, the American Association of Orthodontists recommends children are seen […]