Clear Aligners: The Invisible Braces

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It’s difficult to remember a time when traditional metal and wire braces weren’t the only way to straighten teeth, but clear aligners are helping to make them a thing of the past. While traditional braces are still the choice of dentists treating more severe alignment issues, now patients have choices and more convenient options that… Read more »

Invisalign® Aligner No-Nos

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So, you’re well on your way to straight teeth with Invisalign® aligners. That’s great! They really are a wonderful option for those who want to avoid “metal mouth” and fly under the radar in social situations by circumventing traditional braces . Now that you have them, you must take good care of them. To help… Read more »

Smile Help with Invisalign®

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Welcome to the dental practice of Dr. Derek C. Barnes located in Charlotte, North Carolina. Our dentist, Dr. Derek Barnes and our team are delighted to offer Invisalign® aligners for our patients looking for a straighter, more attractive smile. If you have always wanted a smile makeover but aren’t excited about wearing braces in this… Read more »

Five Solutions to a Healthier Summer Smile

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Summer is coming quickly, and with summer comes endless days in the pool, warm temperatures, and cold treats galore. Did you know it is important to protect your teeth from things like swimming pool water and lemonade? Summertime is a time to relax, but don’t relax too much when it comes to dental care! These… Read more »