Your Child Will Need a Retainer

If your child has braces, they will definitely need a retainer after they are removed. That’s because after all their braces adjustment appointments, there will be residual tension lingering in the periodontal ligaments that anchor their teeth. If this is not checked in some way, it might cause a relapse. A retainer can help maintain the alignment of their newly... read more »

How to Care for Your Teeth While Wearing Braces

For those with crooked teeth or a misaligned bite, orthodontics is the answer. This can improve not only the appearance of your smile, but the health as well. Now that you are undergoing orthodontic treatment, there are some things you should know about caring for your teeth and braces. Dental Hygiene with Braces Dental hygiene is a little more involved... read more »

Avoid these Dental Issues if You Want to Stay on Track When Aligning Your Smile

Orthodontic treatment can be very beneficial. However, it can easily become inconvenient and unpleasant. So, to help you have the best orthodontic experience possible, our Jacobsen & Maleeh Orthodontics orthodontic team encourages you to keep your smile and oral health in tip-top shape and avoid these dental issues as much as possible: -Tooth decay: Your braces can make oral hygiene... read more »

Change Your Smile with Invisalign®

If you're looking for a great, discreet way to straighten your teeth, then you should consider Invisalign®. It's a process that straightens teeth and gives you the smile you want and deserve without the use of traditional wires and metal brackets. This is a particularly attractive treatment option for adults who don't want to wear braces while working in professional... 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 »