What Type of Orthodontic Retainer Will You Be Wearing?

November 1, 2018

Now that you have undergone orthodontic treatment and your teeth are finally aligned, you will want to make sure they don’t slip back into their previous positions. To prevent this from happening, retainers are used to anchor your teeth into place. Retainers are fashioned to fit your mouth with the... Read more »

Brace Yourself, the Holidays are Coming!

October 8, 2018

Straightening your teeth with orthodontics can help you achieve a more healthy, aligned and attractive smile. With the upcoming holidays, Halloween, Thanksgiving, the month of December and New Year’s (to name a few), around the corner, your orthodontics treatment won’t take a holiday, so it’s up to you to remember... Read more »

How Orthodontics Can Correct Your Bite Pattern

September 18, 2018

By now you are likely aware that keeping your teeth and gums free from tooth decay and gum disease should top your list of oral health priorities when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. But did you know that a malocclusion is another common dental issue that often needs... Read more »

Orthodontic Care for Adults

August 22, 2018

Your smile is the first thing people notice when they see you. Crooked, crowded teeth or a misaligned bite can make you feel self-conscious no matter what your age. The good news is, with today's advances in orthodontics, straighter teeth aren't just for kids and teens anymore. Now more than... Read more »

Braces at a Young Age

July 11, 2018

Getting braces at a younger age has proved most effective in preventing dental problems in the future. Permanent teeth start to typically come in about the ages of six to eight, and because the bones are still growing, it’s best to evaluate their tooth alignment at a young age to... Read more »

What You Should Know About Orthodontics

June 18, 2018

Orthodontics may at first seem very intimidating due to many factors such as social pressure, thoughts of metal wire in your mouth, or changing your smile altogether. But we’re here to tell you that orthodontics can help you get the straighter smile you need and want. Braces not only straighten... Read more »

Reach Your Smile Goals with Invisalign®️ Clear Aligners

May 21, 2018

Do you want to receive orthodontic treatment to correct crowded or crooked teeth without obscuring your natural smile in metal? Dr. Christopher Corsa and our team are committed to helping you achieve excellent oral health and a beautiful smile, and we are pleased to offer Invisalign® for a cosmetic orthodontic... Read more »

Keep Your Ceramic Braces Bright with Proper Care

May 7, 2018

When it comes to the types of braces you can choose to create a beautiful smile, ceramic braces are one of the most cosmetic options for orthodontic treatment. This is because they use a tooth-colored material that is shaded to your natural tooth color for a more discreet appearance. We... Read more »

Do You Really Need Braces?

April 17, 2018

A common question that Dr. Christopher Corsa and the team at Corsa Orthodontics in San Jose, California hear is, “Do I really need braces?” We recommend orthodontic treatment to qualified patients for a variety of reasons. The most obvious is to give you the amazing smile you deserve, but there... Read more »

A Missing Primary Tooth Could Lead to a Future Alignment Problem

April 6, 2018

Inconsistent oral hygiene habits are sometimes common with young children and adolescents. If your child fails to consistently brush and floss they can be at increased risk of suffering from cavities. In some of these cases, severe tooth decay can lead to tooth loss. Our team here at Corsa Orthodontics... Read more »