Orthodontic Treatment with Clear Aligners


“Invisible braces” or what Orthodontists call “clear aligners” are here. “Invisalign” – a brand that’s become a generic term, like Kleenex, even though several companies make clear aligners, is the most popular and mainstream manufacture of these aligners. This method is one of many “appliances”  orthodontists use to move teeth and align jaws to create a healthy, […]

Zaytoun Orthodontics Raleigh Office Gets a Small Make-Over

Z Team club setup

Our Raleigh office location on Six Forks Road has received a makeover in the past two months. With the launch of our Patient Rewards Hub in mid-March, we added a bit of fun, informative and interactive pieces around the office to explain and engage our patients in the new Patients Rewards hub. Additionally, we placed […]

Questions to Consider When Researching Direct-To-Consumer Orthodontic Companies (Smile Direct Club, Candid Co., Smilelove, SnapCorrect, Orthly, Etc.)

Before you proceed with a direct-to-consumer orthodontic company, the American Association of Orthodontists present a number of factors and questions you may want to consider.  One such factor is that direct-to-consumer orthodontic companies lack one-on-one, in-person evaluation or professional supervision throughout treatment. In-person evaluations and supervision throughout treatment is very important because it ensures you […]

New Zaytoun Location Coming to Garner!

New Construction

Zaytoun Orthodontics is thrilled to announce that we will be opening a new location in Garner in early fall of 2018! Our state-of-the-art facility will feature six treatment stations, two treatment coordinator rooms, digital x-ray and scanning rooms, an easily accessible reception desk and a comfortable waiting area for our patients to kick back, relax […]

Is Wearing a Retainer Important?

Throughout your life, your body changes and ages and so do your teeth. We start out with no teeth, then get baby teeth, and shed those in favor of permanent teeth. Sometimes there are problems with tooth placement and jaw positions. That’s where Drs. Mary Paula or Henry intervene to bring about a change for […]

Is bringing in your young child to see an orthodontist really necessary?

The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that every child be seen by an orthodontist no later than age 7. Why is this? Well it is a matter of monitoring the growth of the teeth and jaw and intercepting problems that are developing before they become more significant. Typically, these growth and guidance visits are scheduled […]

A Few Myths about Orthodontics

Facts and Myths

Myth: Orthodontists only treat children and teens. Fact: You’re never too old for orthodontic treatment! Dr. Mary Paula and Dr. Henry Jr. treat patients of all ages. In fact, an American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) survey found that one in five orthodontic patients is an adult and a whopping 92 percent of them would recommend treatment to other […]

Tips for Great Oral Hygiene with Braces

Having good oral hygiene is obviously important for everyone, and it’s especially vital when you have braces. Keeping your teeth and gums clean during your orthodontic treatment is extremely important because improper care and hygiene could lead to prolonged treatment and require more visits. Lack of brushing or even poor brushing can result in unattractive […]

If My Front Teeth Are Straight, Why Should I Worry About The Others?

Perception isn’t always reality Things are not always as they appear. There are many people out there who from the outside look healthy, but who internally are battling a chronic illness. Likewise, you may be interested to learn that even if your front teeth are straight, there can be a problem with how all your […]

Finding the Best Toothbrush for Those With Braces

  Finding the right toothbrush for someone who has braces may seem like something that doesn’t require much thought, but there are some things to consider when finding that next handy helper. Whether your braces are metal or a clear plastic, brackets and wires can trap food particles much more easily, increasing your risk of […]