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 »

The Answers to Questions About Retainers

Do you have questions about retainers? If so, our orthodontist, Dr. , is happy to help you find the answers. The more you know about retainers, the better. In fact, it can help you choose the right retainer and it can even help you keep your retainer in tip-top shape, which is necessary if you… Read more »

Keep Your Teeth and Braces Happy With Proper Eating Techniques

You may have heard that once you have braces you need to change your eating habits. We can help you protect your braces and teeth by offering some tips on eating while wearing an orthodontic appliance: – Use the sides of your mouth to chew. When you have recently received braces or had them adjusted,… Read more »

What You Should Know About Receiving Braces

In the past, braces were considered only for children and were given a very negative reputation. Today, both children and adults choose to receive orthodontic treatment, though some people are still wary of braces because they aren’t familiar with the process. We invite you to review these tips to help you learn more about the… Read more »

Achieve Peak Oral Health Levels with a Water Flosser While Straightening Your Teeth

Although we are often bombarded in society with dental floss as being the only way to clean between teeth, the truth is that there are several tools that can help with your interdental needs. If you wish to clean between your teeth without the use of dental tape or floss, then consider the use of… Read more »

There are Different Types of Braces

Do you know the different kinds of braces to choose from in the world of orthodontics? Braces come in many ways depending on your unique situation and need. For example, some are discreet, while others are more traditional full of metal wires and brackets. If you are looking to decide which orthodontic treatment works for… Read more »