Straightening up With Damon®

Have you been longing for a straighter smile? Do traditional braces seem like an unappealing option to you? Do you feel like a smile of your dreams could be months, if not years, in your future? Good news, this may no longer be the case! At Corsa Orthodontics, we are proud to offer our patients… Read more »

Invisalign® Can Correct Your Alignment

Do you wish you can have a better alignment for your teeth? If so, Invisalign® may be right for you! When it comes to adjusting your smile, it takes an expert orthodontist, such as Dr. Christopher Corsa with Corsa Orthodontics in San Jose, California, which is why we are happy to share this information on… Read more »

Are You Aware of the Different Types of Malocclusions?

Have you ever heard of the word malocclusion before? Malocclusions are well-known, but we aren’t always aware of what is associated with them. Malocclusions refer to bad bites, or the way the teeth come together. If you are suffering from a bad bite, you will need to visit your orthodontist in San Jose, California, for… Read more »

How to Prevent Gum Disease When You’re Aligning Your Teeth With Braces

Gum disease is one of the most dangerous dental issues in the world today. This is why our orthodontist, Dr. Christopher Corsa, strongly recommends doing everything you can to keep gum disease at bay. Unfortunately, your smile is prone to this disease while you have braces. This is because it’s difficult to properly remove the… Read more »

How to Avoid Tooth Decay When You Have Braces

If you have braces, it’s important to keep your smile in tip-top shape so you can prevent cavities. Cavities, also known as tooth decay, are a dangerous dental issue that can destroy your teeth if you’re not careful. They can also complicate your orthodontic treatment. So, our orthodontist, Dr. Christopher Corsa, encourages you to do… Read more »

The Adolescent Years Are the Best Time to Get Braces

Does your child have crooked teeth? If so, they most likely have a lower self-esteem as well as a sub-par oral health. It’s best to consider aligning their smile with braces so they can have the appearance they need and the health they want. Our orthodontist, Dr. Christopher Corsa, recommends that your child aligns their… Read more »

How to Reduce Soreness During the First Week of Orthodontic Treatment

When you first get your braces, your teeth, mouth, and jaw will most likely feel a bit sore. This is normal and to be expected because your teeth, mouth, and jaw aren’t used to the new appliance and the pressure applied to the area. The good news is that there are things you can do… Read more »

Dental Care With Permanent Retainer

If you have a permanent retainer, there is a good chance you can maintain the straight teeth you have worked so hard for. There is also a good chance you can fall victim to dental issues if you don’t care for the teeth secured to the retainer. So, to help you keep your smile and… Read more »

Your Child’s Braces Will Need to Be Adjusted

The braces installed in your child’s mouth at [practice_ name] were designed to realign your teeth to give them an appealing smile. This will require routine adjustment appointments, during which Dr. Christopher Corsa will gradually and expertly stretch the periodontal ligaments anchoring their teeth in their mouth. Each adjustment is a chance to replace or… Read more »

What to Do with Damaged Braces

Your braces were designed to be sturdy enough to handle your every day chewing and speaking needs. However, there are circumstances when they can certainly be damaged – if you indulge in a particularly sticky or hard food or find yourself in a sports accident or car accident, for example. When this happens, you should… Read more »