Got Braces? Here is How to Avoid Problems on Easter

If you’re like our orthodontic team, you want to have a successful and easy-going Easter that is free of orthodontic problems. Well, to have this top-notch Easter holiday, you need to keep your smile and braces in mind. In fact, you need to do all you can to keep your braces in tip-top shape. So,… Read more »

Tips for Having a Good Spring Break with Aligners

Would you like to have a good spring break this year? If so, one of the best ways to do so is by taking good care of your orthodontic aligners. You don’t want to worry about orthodontic problems while you’re on vacations or having a break from school, right? So, our orthodontist, Dr. , encourages… Read more »

Protect Your Smile From Having Gum Disease and Braces at the Same Time

Gum disease is a periodontal infection that develops from the bacteria caused by plaque, and it requires treatment before it affects the health of the gums, jawbone, and teeth and significantly delays your orthodontic treatment. We encourage you to take the following steps during your orthodontic treatment to prevent the development of gum disease. Brush… Read more »

Learn About Water Flossers

Do you have braces or other dental work that make it problematic to use floss? Have you been curious about water flossers and the effect it could have on your oral health? If so, we have good news for you! Dr. with in , , cares for your oral health, which is why we are… Read more »

The Problems Orthodontic Treatment Can Fix

Orthodontic treatment is a top-of-the-line way of achieving the smile you have always wanted. It takes your misaligned, unattractive smile and turns it into something you love and something you’re proud of. Because of the modern technology and advancements in orthodontic treatment, there are many problems orthodontics can fix. Our orthodontist, Dr. , is happy… Read more »

You May Need a Retainer After Your Braces Have Been Removed

The traditional braces installed in your mouth by our orthodontist, Dr. , incorporated several important components. Through the course of your regular adjustments, your teeth were gradually altered in their alignment and orientation to provide you with a better-functioning mouth as well as a more appealing smile. After your braces have been removed, there will… Read more »

Invisalign®: Steps to a Straighter Smile

Some individuals with crowded or crooked teeth are hesitant to undergo orthodontic treatment because they worry that metal brackets and wires will mar the beauty of their smile. If you share this concern, ask Dr. about Invisalign® in , . Invisalign uses a series of clear aligners to gently straighten your smile. 1. Consultation When… Read more »

Make Sure to Care for Your Smile While Wearing Braces

While you are wearing braces, make sure to take good care of your teeth and gums. It’s easy for plaque to build up around brackets, wires, and elastic bands in addition to oral surfaces. To prevent tooth decay and gum disease, make daily oral care a priority. While it might be more challenging to clean… Read more »

How to Care for Your Braces

Do you have braces? If so, you need to care for them each day. If you don’t care for them, they won’t care for and straighten your smile the way you want them to. So, it’s very important to keep them in tip-top shape. To help you do so, our orthodontist, Dr. Michael Jacobsen, has… Read more »

Retainers, Braces and Headgear

An oral or orthodontic appliance is any tool utilized as part of a system to keep your pearly whites aligned suitably, and these tools can be installed to be fixed or removable, anchored inside or outside of the mouth. Here’s a brief rundown of the different varieties of oral and orthodontic tools practitioners use: –… Read more »