The Reasons Why You Should Align Your Smile

Orthodontic treatment is very beneficial and successful, especially if you wish to have a healthy and beautiful smile, but many despise the treatment and refuse to take the steps needed to correct their smile. If you could be considered as one of these people, we are here to change your mind. There are many reasons… Read more »

How to Brush Your Teeth When You Have Braces

Oral hygiene is extremely important when you have braces. If you don’t properly care for your smile and appliance, the food particles and plaque will get trapped in the spaces between your teeth and the metal. When this happens, tooth decay easily forms and your smile is vulnerable to gum disease. So, to help you… Read more »

Invisalign® vs. Clear Braces

Many people don’t know the differences between Invisalign® and clear braces, and if you are one of these people, we are happy to help you straighten things up! Both appliances are beneficial and successful, and they can both transform and change your smile. However, one appliance might be better for your situation, and these are… Read more »

Keep Your Toothbrush in Tip-Top Shape With These 4 Tips

If you keep up with your oral hygiene routine, your toothbrush is used at least two times a day, which can be very hard on the brush if you don’t take good care of it. But we are here to help you keep your toothbrush in tip-top shape, and we are happy to do so… Read more »

Playing Sports with Braces: Knowing How to Protect Your Smile

Braces are great orthodontic appliances that slowly transform your smile into the smile you have always wanted. With this orthodontic treatment, many people are nervous about playing sports and having their smile covered in brackets and wires. Well, if you are one of these people, we are happy to help you feel better about playing… Read more »

The Tips to Keeping a Sound Oral Health with Braces

It is very important to keep your teeth healthy and clean, especially while you have braces, and we are happy to help you achieve the smile you deserve with our caring and cleaning tips! Orthodontists today strongly recommend participating in a daily oral hygiene routine, which should include the following steps: 1. Prepare to brush:… Read more »

Parts of a Set of Braces

Throughout your orthodontic treatment, you may hear your orthodontists refer to different parts of your braces that you had no idea even existed. Some terms may be familiar and some may sound like an entirely different language. It is important to know what these terms mean so that you can be the most efficient in… Read more »

Flossing How-To: Braces Edition

It is estimated that at least 50-70 percent of children ages 6-18 will have braces at some point throughout his or her life. Since flossing with braces can be so difficult, many people think that you don’t need to floss while you’re wearing your braces, but this notion is false. Flossing daily is especially important… Read more »

Six Tips for Eating with Braces

Most people who have had braces know that eating with braces is not a walk in the park. Here are some tips to help make eating a little bit more enjoyable for these 12-18 months. Slow down. Cut your food into bite-size pieces so you can take your time and enjoy it. Cutting your food… Read more »

Braces: Everything You Need to Know

Braces used to be associated negatively among children many years ago. Names like “brace face” and “metal mouth” were common phrases exchanged among school children. Today, between 50-70 percent of American children between the ages of 6-18 have braces, and society has learned to embrace the “brace face.” Getting braces can be scary and it… Read more »