You Will Need to Use a Retainer After Your Braces Have Been Removed

Through the course of your routine adjustment sessions with your orthodontist, your teeth were aligned to achieve your ideal smile. Once the treatment is completed, your braces can be removed. However, there is still a modest amount of residual tension in the periodontal ligaments that are anchoring your teeth in the sockets. To keep this… Read more »

Invisalign® Can Straighten Your Smile

If you have dreamed of having a dazzling smile, you are not alone. Thousands of people have turned to Invisalign® because of the stunning results Invisalign has to offer. Invisalign is a new system created to move your teeth into ideal alignment discreetly. Invisalign is made of thin, clear plastic aligners that simply snap over… Read more »

Damaged Braces Pose Several Complications and Require Timely Repair

Your braces, installed by your orthodontists represent a serious investment in realigning your teeth to achieve your ideal smile. While your braces are designed to be durable enough to handle normal wear and tear, it is possible for them to be damaged by chewing gum, or eating sticky or hard foods. Here at our orthodontists… Read more »

A Clear Plastic Retainer Needs Routine Care and Cleaning

Each adjustment session of your braces served to stretch the periodontal ligaments holding your teeth in the sockets. Even after your braces are removed, there will still be some residual tension. Wearing a retainer serves to counter the tension until it subsides. When it does your teeth will remain in their new alignment for many… Read more »

A Retainer Helps Maintain Your New Smile

Now that your braces and the adjustment sessions with Dr. have successfully realigned your teeth, your braces can be removed. However, even once your braces are off, there will still be some residual tension in the periodontal ligaments that anchor each tooth in its socket. If this residual tension is not counteracted in some way,… Read more »

The Many Advantages of Having an Aligned Bite

If you’re curious about the benefits of having an aligned bite, then our team is thrilled to give you the information you seek! There are many benefits and advantages to having a straight and aligned bite, and those benefits and advantages are: -It makes eating easier: Having an aligned bite will help make eating and… Read more »

Taking Care of Damaged Braces

The braces installed at are designed to realign your teeth for a healthier mouth and winning smile. While your braces are intended to be durable, they will also need to be well-maintained. There are still certain activities, foods, and bad habits which could potentially damage some part of your braces. Damage to your braces will… Read more »

What Makes Braces Work

Malocclusion, or crooked teeth and a misaligned bite, is a common issue. Some people’s teeth come in crooked, overlapping, or crooked. This may occur when a person’s mouth it too small for their teeth, which causes crowding. Other times, a person may have upper and lower jaws that aren’t the same size or that did… Read more »

Understanding the Different Retainer Options

Now that Dr. has successfully adjusted the alignment your teeth for a more functional mouth and appealing smile, the time has come to have your braces removed. However, it’s important to keep in mind that adjusting your teeth with braces was just the first phase of the realignment process. Once your braces are removed a… Read more »

Do You Have a Fear of Braces?

“You need braces” is a sentence no one likes to hear, especially when it comes from a dental professional. It’s common to have concerns about the process of getting braces or the time duration, which is why our team at has provided a few tips to help you prepare for your next orthodontist appointment. –… Read more »