Cavity Prevention and Good Gum Health Is Very Important When You Have Braces

Your new set of orthodontic braces will help to correct the alignment of your teeth to improve your overall oral function, improve your smile’s appearance, and prevent problems like dental attrition. This is done by having Dr. tighten your braces every four to six weeks. Each of these routine adjustments will gradually move your teeth… Read more »

Oral Hygiene Topic: Invisalign® Aligner Systems

Do you want to try what most consider as one of the premier orthodontic treatments, the Invisalign® clear aligner system to align your smile? Not only are they extremely pleasing on the eyes, but they can effectively improve your oral health by giving you a straighter smile for years to come. Invisalign continually remains the… Read more »

Are You Prepared to Fix Your Malocclusion?

Are you prepared to fix your malocclusion? A malocclusion — also called a bad bite – is a misalignment of the jaw. There are many varieties of malocclusions. They often occur in the incisors, but crooked teeth can show up anywhere along the gumline. Want to learn more or to test your knowledge? Just take… Read more »

Am I Ready for a Retainer?

If you are getting your braces off soon, or are considering getting braces, at some point in time, we’ll talk about fitting you for a retainer. A retainer is used to help keep your teeth in place after your braces have been removed. Like braces, a retainer is custom-made for you. Unlike braces, a retainer… Read more »

Details on What to Expect at Your Dental Cleaning When You Have Braces

Dental cleanings with braces can be quite overwhelming, which is why many people skip their cleanings altogether during their orthodontic journey. This is a big mistake, especially because plaque and tartar gather around the braces, promoting tooth decay and gum disease. Without the help from a professional cleaning, your smile can be in trouble. So… Read more »

Certain Foods Can Pose a Threat to Your Braces Hardware

The orthodontic hardware of your braces installed at ’s , clinic have been designed to gradually realign your teeth, through the course of iterative adjustments. Each time you come in to have your braces tightened, your teeth will be moved one small step closer to their ideal alignment. While the braces hardware, and the dental… Read more »

Regular Adjustments Are Needed to Properly Correct the Alignment of Your Teeth

Your new braces installed at ’s , clinic have been designed to gradually correct the position and orientation of your misaligned teeth. This will eventually improve the overall function and health of your teeth by reducing your chances of suffering enamel attrition and dental fractures. It will also provide you with the kind of appealing… Read more »

Are Your Crooked Teeth at an Increased Risk for Tooth Decay?

Are your crooked teeth at an increased risk for tooth decay? With our help, our experienced team can get you on the path to a straighter smile in no time. With braces, you can set crooked teeth straight once more, and fix your misaligned teeth. Listed below are some beneficial reasons to try braces: –… Read more »

Tips on How to Keep Your Retainer in Top-Notch Condition

Retainers are strong, reliable orthodontic appliances that can help keep your teeth in their positions after you’ve completed orthodontic treatment. However, that’s only the case if you take good care of your appliance. So, to help you keep your retainer in tip-top shape, our orthodontic team has some guidelines for you. Step No. 1: Store… Read more »

Special Oral Hygiene Tools Can Help Maintain a Healthy Mouth with Braces

Your braces are the first step toward realigning your teeth. Throughout the course of successive adjustments, tension will be applied to your teeth and the connective tissues in the underlying dental sockets. This will gradually bring your teeth into their ideal alignment for a better-functioning mouth and a more appealing smile. Should you develop cavities… Read more »