What Type of Orthodontic Retainer Will You Be Wearing?

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 correct alignment by taking a... Read more »

Brace Yourself, the Holidays are Coming!

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 why you are wearing braces.... Read more »

How Orthodontics Can Correct Your Bite Pattern

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 to be addressed? Your original... Read more »

Orthodontic Care for Adults

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 ever adults are successfully straightening... Read more »

Braces at a Young Age

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 determine what orthodontic treatment is... Read more »

Orthodontic Tools Can Alleviate the Stress of Cleaning Your Braces

Your braces are designed to realign your teeth over time to improve your tooth alignment and help you have the attractive smile you want. In order to keep your braces in good shape, it’s important to use effective orthodontic tools to provide the proper care and cleaning of your appliance. Dr. and our team want… Read more »

Safe & Unsafe Treats When Wearing Braces

Times may be tough if you have braces and a sweet tooth. However, there is no need to fret. It’s true that some treats cannot be enjoyed with braces, but there are many sweet treats and snacks that are safe for you to enjoy. Our and team can go over treats to avoid and safe… Read more »

The Oral Hygiene Tips You Need When You Have Braces

If you have braces, you probably already know that it’s very important to care for your teeth, gums and appliance regularly. This means you need to have a diligent oral hygiene routine. Now, this might be a difficult goal to achieve if you’re not sure how to properly clean and care for your smile and… Read more »

The Basics of Orthodontic Retainers

Having your braces removed will no doubt be an exciting time because you can finally show off your new smile. However, braces aren’t the final step in orthodontics. You will need to undergo a retention period, and we are pleased to offer a basic review of wearing orthodontic retainers. Braces typically require several months or… Read more »

Tips for Having a Good Easter with Braces

If you want a good Easter this year, then you need to keep your smile in mind. In fact, you need to do what you can to keep your braces in tip-top shape. This is because if you don’t care for your appliance, you can run into orthodontic problems. You don’t want that, do you?… Read more »