Tips for Caring for Your Teeth and Gums While Wearing Braces

The number one goal for your oral health is maintaining healthy teeth and gums. This means practicing diligent daily oral hygiene habits; specifically, brushing and flossing to remove plaque along with routine dental visits to remove tartar (hardened plaque), polish your teeth and have your gums checked. When you opt for orthodontics to straighten your... Read more »

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 »

Wearing and Caring for Your Retainer

You and your braces are going to be together for a long time, but not forever. It may seem hard to believe right now, but the day will come when the removes your braces. While the major part of your treatment will be over, you won’t be done just yet. After your braces come off,… Read more »

Don’t Ignore Your Toothbrush While Wearing Braces

Do you know why you are always encouraged to brush your teeth while wearing braces? Our and team highly encourage this practice throughout the process of your orthodontic treatment, especially following every meal and snack you eat while you have braces. It’s important to maintain proper tooth brushing habits during braces treatment to make your… Read more »

The Role of Diet in Orthodontic Success

If you want to have successful orthodontic treatment that lets you out of your braces as soon as possible, it’s important to follow any instructions provided by Dr. during your treatment. We want to help you have successful results from wearing braces, and this can involve eating a diet that doesn’t risk your orthodontic appliance…. Read more »

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 »