Flossing with Braces: The Proper Way to Floss with Braces

Flossing with Braces: The Proper Way to Floss with Braces

Flossing with braces can be a tricky task, but it is not impossible.  Flossing, or cleaning between teeth with a wax-coated thread, scrapes the hard-to-reach areas that brushes frequently miss, especially when brackets and wires of the braces are present.  Floss between each tooth once a day, then clean around the brackets and under the wires with…

Kind of Dental Braces and What’s Best For You?

Kind of Dental Braces and What’s Best For You?

Orthodontists use wire-based equipment, such as dental braces to straighten crowded or misaligned teeth and jaws. While most people who require dental braces are between the ages of 12 and 18, adults can also benefit from them. Dental braces are used to straighten teeth and correct bite problems to achieve a more appealing smile. Due to advancements…

How to Take Care of Your Adult Orthodontic Braces?

How to Take Care of Your Adult Orthodontic Braces?

 Adult orthodontic braces can be beneficial in treating dental disorders such as an uneven bite that can create jaw problems or gaps between teeth that can damage gum health, allowing adults to maintain healthy teeth for decades to come. However, individuals with braces have to adhere to strict oral hygiene to prevent plaque accumulation.  Adult orthodontic braces can be…

Getting an Invisalign: Before and After Result

Getting an Invisalign: Before and After Result

Most people want to improve their smile, but many believe they are limited to traditional metal braces. With Invisalign, you may straighten your teeth in half the time it takes with conventional braces while maintaining your comfort and appearance. In addition, adults who have been putting off orthodontic treatment for years can now get it done with Invisalign…

The Invisalign Braces Process at Kumra Orthodontics

The Invisalign Braces Process at Kumra Orthodontics

As an alternative to traditional metal braces, the Invisalign system is utilized by orthodontists to create custom-made retainers.    A more subtle way of straightening teeth is common with adults or teenagers. You might benefit from Invisalign if you didn’t have orthodontic work done as a child, if you don’t want to make dietary modifications for traditional braces, or…

Soft Food For Braces: If You’re New to Braces

Soft Food For Braces: If You’re New to Braces

To make sure the patient’s body responds to orthodontic treatment in the best way possible, it might be a good idea to help orthodontic patients choose soft foods for braces. Foods you can eat with braces Some individuals may find it difficult to bite down and chew because of the early stiffness associated with braces. If you avoid hard…

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…