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6 Foods to Avoid When You’re Wearing Braces

6 Foods to Avoid When You’re Wearing Braces 750 450 Dr Nino Gullotta

When you have braces, certain foods can cause problems. Although traditional braces are made from metal, the brackets are thin and the wires are fine. Neither holds up well to extreme stress and they can break, causing inconvenience and discomfort. No one wants that! Braces are also full of nooks and crannies that provide a…

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing an Orthodontist

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing an Orthodontist 750 450 Dr Nino Gullotta

It’s important you choose wisely. After all an orthodontist is going to have a big impact on your life, and the lives of your children. Not only are they going to change the way they look, they’re also going to have a big impact on their health. And then there’s the relationship to consider. If…

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Essential Questions to Ask Before Engaging an Orthodontist

Essential Questions to Ask Before Engaging an Orthodontist 750 450 Dr Nino Gullotta

It’s tricky choosing an orthodontist. Like any health care professional, your relationship is going to

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How to Get a Great Smile, Even if You Think You Can’t Afford It

How to Get a Great Smile, Even if You Think You Can’t Afford It 750 450 Dr Nino Gullotta

It’s true that orthodontists can be expensive. I mean, they’re specialists. They’ve finished dental school (which takes at least 5 years) and then spent another three years in post-graduate training. So, a dentist is a bit like a GP who can treat common health complaints. Whereas, an orthodontist is like an eye specialist, or a surgeon…

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Got Jaw Pain? Here’s What You Need to Know 

Got Jaw Pain? Here’s What You Need to Know  750 450 Dr Nino Gullotta

Pain isn’t fun, is it? Let’s face it, most of use will do whatever it takes to avoid pain. Jaw and mouth pain is particularly horrible because it inhibits our enjoyment of eating and drinking. And that can lead to nutritional problems if we avoid certain foods, or digestive problems from less chewing. If you…

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How Small Alignment Issues Can Have a Major Impact on Your Dental Health

How Small Alignment Issues Can Have a Major Impact on Your Dental Health 750 450 Dr Nino Gullotta

It’s often easy to ignore small imperfections. If you have one or two teeth that are just slightly crooked, you may think that it’s not worth seeing an orthodontist. After all, orthodontists can be expensive, and that tiny misalignment seems merely cosmetic. But that’s not actually true. You see, even the slightest imperfection can cause…

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How to Get Straight Teeth Faster (and with Fewer Appointments)

How to Get Straight Teeth Faster (and with Fewer Appointments) 750 450 Dr Nino Gullotta

Are you ready for a revolution? I don’t mean we’re going to overthrow the government. I mean a revolution in dentistry. Don’t roll your eyes until you hear more! This is seriously amazing stuff. You see, at Gullotta Orthodontics we like to stay at the forefront of technology. We like to offer our patients the…

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True or False? A Fun Orthodontic Quiz to Test Your Knowledge

True or False? A Fun Orthodontic Quiz to Test Your Knowledge 750 450 Dr Nino Gullotta

Like a little brain teaser? What you know (or think you know) can make a difference when you’re making a decision about braces. Misconceptions about braces or dentistry can affect your health. Try our quiz, to test your knowledge of orthodontics. Some People are Born with Straight Teeth False: While it’s true that people vary…

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Amazing Facts and Myths About Braces

Amazing Facts and Myths About Braces 750 450 Dr Nino Gullotta

Crazy, isn’t it?The way rumours start and spread. And the way that they can become urban myths that

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Undetectable Solutions for Crooked Teeth

Undetectable Solutions for Crooked Teeth 750 450 Dr Nino Gullotta

Embarrassing, isn’t it?Feeling the need to cover your mouth when you smile, I mean. But it can also be

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