Do Braces Make Your Face Symmetrical?

Do Braces Make Your Face Symmetrical?

A person’s attractiveness is enhanced by facial symmetry, which is one of those subtle aspects. While there is no such thing as a perfectly symmetrical face, the perception of symmetry is extremely important. A crooked smile draws attention to other asymmetrical features on your face because crooked teeth are rarely consistent or symmetrical. However, you…

Puffy Gums with Braces: What’s Happening and What To Do?

Puffy Gums with Braces: What’s Happening and What To Do?

In addition to straightening teeth, orthodontic therapy has many other benefits. The health and self-esteem of your teeth are directly related to how well you take care of them. It’s not always easy to achieve the perfect smile you’ve always wanted. This article will discuss the causes and treatments you can try to remedy puffy…

How to Prevent Stains from Braces? For First Time and Long-Time Users

How to Prevent Stains from Braces? For First Time and Long-Time Users

If you’re getting braces, keep in mind that your chance of tooth discoloration goes up during the process. Patients with traditional braces are more likely than others to experience discoloration of the teeth. Teeth with braces are prone to developing more plaque if they aren’t cleaned frequently enough. In this article, we will discuss ways…

Braces for Impacted Teeth

Braces for Impacted Teeth

An impacted tooth has not gone through the gum line and is, therefore, unable to grow into its proper place on its own. Rather than that, the tooth becomes embedded – or “impacted” – in the gum tissue or bone. If left untreated, this might result in dental difficulties and other health problems. There are…

General Dentist vs. Orthodontist: Similarities and Differences

General Dentist vs. Orthodontist: Similarities and Differences

Dentists and orthodontists both deal with teeth. Both provide professional care that promotes oral health, and both are graduates of dentistry school. Additionally, your dentist may provide orthodontic services, causing you to believe they are an orthodontist. However, simply placing aligners or braces on teeth does not qualify a dentist as an orthodontist. Similarities Promotion…

Can Invisalign Fix a Crossbite?

Any time one or more teeth are misplaced, a crossbite occurs. All teeth and any angle can lead to crossbites. Crossbite treatment is needed for various reasons, including beauty, function, and overall health. Read along to discover whether Invisalign can fix a crossbite.  What is a Crossbite? According to the American Association of Orthodontists, a…

How‌ ‌to‌ ‌Get‌ ‌Rid‌ ‌of‌ ‌Yellow‌ ‌Teeth‌ ‌with‌ ‌Braces?

How‌ ‌to‌ ‌Get‌ ‌Rid‌ ‌of‌ ‌Yellow‌ ‌Teeth‌ ‌with‌ ‌Braces?

The associated dental appliance can make it more challenging to maintain your teeth and gums healthy and free of food particles and plaque. However, we aim to ensure that this time of change does not negatively impact your oral health for many years to come.    Yellow teeth with braces can be extremely concerning. Nevertheless, you can easily prevent…

Dr. Kumra of Kumra Orthodontics Hailed as One of Incisal Edge’s 40 under 40

Dr. Kumra of Kumra Orthodontics Hailed as One of Incisal Edge’s 40 under 40

Dr. Bob Kumra was recently recognized in the 11th Incisal Edge’s 40 under 40, the nation’s premier dental magazine, published by Benco Dental. This notable recognition is awarded to innovative and passionate young professionals in dentistry across the United States.  Hundreds of nominees are vetted by an independent panel of experts before the final honorees…

Patient Reviews: Kumra Ortho Washington DC Clinics

Patient Reviews: Kumra Ortho Washington DC Clinics

Kumra Orthodontics is committed to cultivating a culture of trust and dedication among its patients. In recognition that your smile is a direct reflection of our practice, we pledge to maintain the highest levels of competence and professionalism. We are committed to providing patients with the best possible care. Your feedback is extremely valuable in…