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How Do Braces Work?

Ever noticed a perfect smile and wondered how it's achieved? Often, the secret behind such captivating smiles is orthodontic treatment, such as adult braces in Stratham.

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Maintaining Oral Health During Orthodontic Treatment: Tips and Tricks

Orthodontic appliances, such as braces, can create nooks and crannies where food particles and plaque can accumulate.

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Orthodontic Treatment for Adults: It's Never Too Late for a Straight Smile

It's a common misconception that orthodontic treatments, such as adult braces in Stratham, are only for teenagers.

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What to Look for in a Good Orthodontist

We're here to provide you with insights on what to look for in a good orthodontist, ensuring you make an informed choice.

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I Have Orthodontic Work and My Gums are Bleeding, Is This Normal?

Do you have bleeding gums after having orthodontic work? In this blog, we will discuss the array of potential causes, ideal response protocol and proactive solutions to bleeding gums after braces or Invisalign treatment.

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Can I Drink Coffee If I Have Orthodontic Work?

In this blog post, we'll explore whether it's safe to drink coffee while undergoing orthodontic work and provide some tips to help you navigate this caffeinated dilemma.

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My TMD Night Guard Is Not Working, What Do I Do?

Check out this article to understand why your TMJ night guard can stop working and what your options are.

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Step-By-Step Guide To Cleaning Invisalign Trays

In this step-by-step guide, we'll walk you through the process of cleaning Invisalign trays effectively, so you can maintain good oral hygiene and get the most out of your treatment.

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I Have a Sore Throat, Could This Be Caused by My Metal Braces?

Braces can sometimes lead to a sore throat and other seemingly “strange” side effects. Read this blog to learn more about it.

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Benefits of Ceramic Braces

Check out six amazing benefits of ceramic braces, and remember to ask Dr. John Walsh about them during your next appointment!

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When Are Space Maintainers Necessary?

Baby teeth play a crucial role in establishing a proper foundation for good oral health. Space maintainers can help keep baby teeth from crowding before adult teeth come in.

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Will Orthodontists Remove Braces Early?

Naturally, you are eager to get to this moment and willing to try different hacks just to speed up your orthodontic treatment. But, is such a thing even possible? Can you remove braces early?

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How Can An Orthodontist Fix An Overbite?

If you want to have an overbite fixed, your first move should be to look for an orthodontist. Here’s how this specialist may be able to help you:

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Do's and Don'ts After Orthodontic Treatment

It’s crucial to maintain your oral hygiene and follow certain guidelines to ensure that your teeth stay healthy and straight. Here are the Do’s and Don’ts after orthodontic treatment!

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What Are Invisalign Attachments?

If you are dealing with tooth alignment issues or an improper bite, you may be able to get a straight and healthy smile through Invisalign.

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Do Adult Braces Change Your Face Shape?

You may have some questions regarding how this treatment will impact you. Some people claim that braces can change the shape of your face.

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Braces vs Invisalign: Which Is Right for Me?

Let's discuss the pros and cons of each to help you determine which one is the better option for your needs.

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What Does Orthodontic Treatment Look Like With Periodontal Disease?

If you are dealing with periodontal disease and are interested in orthodontic treatment, here’s how your condition will affect your treatment.

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Benefits of Wearing a Night Guard for Grinding

A lot of people grind and clench their teeth, especially during the night. This condition is known as bruxism, and it's often related to stress.

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Can Teeth Whitening Damage Teeth

If you are unhappy with the color of your teeth, you may consider teeth whitening to get a brighter and more beautiful smile. But you may also be wondering, will it damage your teeth?

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Are Metallic Braces Painful? How To Deal With The Pain

Having a picture-perfect and straight smile sometimes means you need to wear braces in order to get your teeth to their most optimal position. While some people can be wary of their appearance at this time, another common concern with metal braces is the pain that they can experience during their treatment.

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Is Chewing Gum Bad for Teeth?

Well, the answer isn't a definite yes or no. Chewing gum can help you keep your teeth clean, but it can also damage them. It all depends on the ingredients the chewing gum contains and how often you are doing it.

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What Can Invisalign Not Fix?

Invisalign is a discreet way of correcting the teeth, which is why so many people are considering them as orthodontic treatment. But, can Invisalign fix any dental issue?

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I Have Braces, Can I Get My Teeth Whitened?

Depending on your orthodontic issues, you will have to wear your braces for 1-3 years. It’s a long-term treatment that requires special care and limits what you can eat or do. So wondering whether you can whiten your teeth or not is a legitimate question.

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What Constitutes An Orthodontic Emergency?

Think you might be having an orthodontic emergency? Read this blog to find out what constitutes an orthodontic emergency and if should contact us for an appointment.

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Reduce The Discomfort Of Braces With These Tips

Whether you’ve already got braces or you’re considering braces in Stratham to improve your smile, you may be wondering how much discomfort is normal, what to expect from treatment, and how to relieve your discomfort.

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What Is Considered To Be An Orthodontic Emergency?

Serious orthodontic emergencies are actually quite rare. Most of the time, care for your issue can wait until your next routine checkup. But it’s still important to double-check and get the help you need.

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Why Do My Teeth Shift? Explaining The Basics & What You Can Do About It

If you’re an adult and your teeth are shifting, this isn’t normal, and you should probably see the team at Great Bay Orthodontics for an appointment right away. Wondering why your teeth may be moving, and how concerned you should be about this issue? Read on and get the basics about why your teeth may be shifting.

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My Braces Have Come Loose, What Do I Do Now?

If you have braces in Stratham and one or more of your brackets has come loose, you may be wondering what to do, and why this happened. In this blog from Great Bay Orthodontics, we’ll discuss everything you need to know!

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If I’m An Adult, Should I Bother With Braces? Yes – Here’s Why!

If you’re an older adult and think that it’s too late for you to get braces, think again. At Great Bay Orthodontics, Dr. John Walsh can treat patients of all ages, and braces aren’t just for teenagers and young adults.

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4 Reasons To Invest In Your Smile During Coronavirus

At Great Bay Orthodontics, we’re offering orthodontic treatment with Invisalign for patients who are interested in improving their smile, and we’re open and operating throughout the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Dr. John Walsh is doing everything he can to keep you safe. And, in fact, this is a great time to invest in your smile! Learn more below.

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Welcome to Great Bay Orthodontics!

Get to know Great Bay Orthodontics and how we can give you a smile that glows from the inside out!

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