Ceramic Braces Can Match Your Natural Tooth Enamel

Some people find that metal braces make them feel self-conscious about their appearance. One way to reduce this effect is to have your orthodontist, Dr. Michael Jacobsen, apply a ceramic glaze to the braces. Since it can be matched to your natural tooth enamel, the braces will be harder for the casual observer to notice. At the same time, this... read more »

Special Oral Hygiene Tools Can Help You Clean Your Teeth and Braces

Even though your braces are made of artificial materials that are not vulnerable to the bacteria in your mouth, keeping up on oral hygiene will still be an important part of the alignment process. Inadequate oral hygiene can damage braces, promote tooth decay and increase the total amount of time it takes to effectively align your teeth. To aid in... read more »