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Why You Shouldn’t Remove Teeth for Braces

If you have crooked, overcrowded teeth, why shouldn’t you get rid of a couple of teeth to make things easier? It can make orthodontic treatment faster, which many people appreciate. But removing teeth for braces isn’t the best choice. Dr.…


Invisalign Vs. Traditional Braces

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…


Do I Need an Orthodontic Appliance?

People often think of braces or retainers when they think about Stittsville, ON orthodontics. But an orthodontist has many other things to offer besides these two treatment options. Dr. Ami Barakat of Villanova Dental Studio discusses orthodontic appliances and whether…


Physiologic Dentistry & Orthodontics

Dr. Barakat practices Physiologic Dentistry when treating patients and this approach is the foundation of your orthodontic care in our office. Physiologic dentistry takes into consideration all aspects of your occlusal system or bite. In addition to the position and…


What is a Deep Bite?

Even if you can’t see any problems with your teeth, you may still have an orthodontic issue. You may not notice it by feeling either. This is usually the case with a deep bite. But a deep bite indicates an…


The Benefits of Two Phase Treatment

Two phase treatment is designed to take care of certain orthodontic problems early on so that there aren’t bigger issues down the line. This requires early intervention with childhood orthodontic problems. Dr. Ami Barakat of Villanova Dental Studio, a provider…