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Will Invisalign Disrupt My Daily Life?

March 16th, 2021

If you have crooked teeth and are looking for a subtle method to straighten them, Invisalign could be the perfect solution for you. This treatment uses clear-colored aligners that fit your unique mouth and straighten your teeth over a span of several weeks. Many dental patients worry that orthodontic work will disrupt their lifestyle, but Invisalign was designed with patient comfort in mind. Dr. Ami Barakat, a dentist in Stittsville, […]

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Invisalign Vs. Traditional Braces

November 1st, 2020

It used to be that traditional metal braces were the only way that people could get a straighter smile. With advancements in dental and orthodontic technology, that’s no longer the case. Dr. Ami Barakat of Villanova Dental Studio discusses traditional braces and a popular newer alternative, Stittsville, ON Invisalign treatment. Traditional Braces: What to Know Traditional braces are still one of the best ways to get a straighter smile. They […]

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FAQ: All About Invisalign

June 5th, 2020

Many of our patients come to see Dr. Barakat looking for ways to straighten their smiles. Crooked teeth are more than just a cosmetic concern. In fact, crooked teeth can cause a variety of symptoms like tension headaches and jaw pain. This is because when your teeth are not properly aligned, all of your dental structures are placed underneath additional pressure which can cause discomfort. Dr. Barakat often recommends Invisalign […]

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Missing Teeth Can Hurt Your Alignment

February 17th, 2020

If you have had successful treatment with braces or Invisalign, that’s not the end of the story. It is, of course, important to use your retainer to keep your results looking their best. While a retainer can maintain your smile under most conditions, problems can sometimes develop later to disturb your alignment or send naturally straight teeth crooked. How Missing Teeth Affect Alignment For many people, malocclusion is an issue […]

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A New Smile for a New You

October 28th, 2019

Do you have bad teeth? Many patients feel embarrassed about their bad teeth and afraid of judgement from dental professionals. They stay away from the dentist and ultimately, their problems just get worse. This self-consciousness as well as the health implications of bad teeth can hurt your quality of life over time. Does this sound familiar? If so, you may be a candidate for a smile makeover. A smile makeover […]

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Treatment for TMJ

August 26th, 2019

When most people think of grinding their teeth, it seems like a problem without a solution. A standard mouthguard can prevent your teeth from wearing down, but it doesn’t really treat the problem. Often, teeth grinding is actually just one symptom of a TMJ disorder, or tempromandibular joint disorder. The tempromandibular joint are the joints of the jaw and can be affected by poor alignment. This makes TMJ (and teeth […]

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Invisalign®: Q&A

June 3rd, 2019

Do you want straighter teeth? Are you tired of uncomfortable metal braces? Invisalign® is a dental treatment that straightens teeth with custom-fit clear aligners. Dr. Barakat offers this treatment to adults and teens who want to transform their smile. Learn more about Invisalign below. Invisalign® FAQs How long will Invisalign take to work? On average, an adult patient will see straighter teeth after 12 months. Is Invisalign painful? No, your […]

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Benefits From Traditional Braces

October 31st, 2018

Crooked teeth or a misaligned bite can impact your appearance and create a range of complex dental complications.  Crooked teeth are often the underlying cause of complex dental concerns, such as an imbalanced bite, worn teeth, and TMJ symptoms. Are Traditional Metal Braces Still Effective? Traditional metal braces are often a highly effective treatment option for bringing balance and beauty to the smile and bite. Traditional metal braces can treat complex […]

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Is Invisalign Right For You?

July 30th, 2018

Villanova Dental Studio in Stittsville, ON, we offer a full range of solution for addressing crooked teeth. One of the most popular solutions among adults is  Invisalign®, a clear braces system used to straighten crooked teeth and address malocclusion. Invisalign allows patients to achieve a straighter smile on their own time. Invisalign is a clear, removable aligner system that gradually straightens crooked teeth. Patients choose Invisalign because it offers a more discreet and comfortable alternative to traditional metal braces. Ottawa dentist […]

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Straighter Teeth In Half The Time

January 22nd, 2018

Crooked teeth cause functional bite problems, and make it difficult to thoroughly clean your teeth, often resulting in an increased in oral disease. Straightening crooked teeth can help promote overall oral health and boost a person’s confidence. Straighter, beautiful and healthy smiles are viewed as more attractive and encourage patient’s to smile more often. For many patients, the thought of wearing braces for upwards of 18 months seems daunting. Adult […]

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