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 »

Oral Hygiene with Braces

Since you can still be at risk for periodontal disease while your teeth are being aligned, it’s very important to take care of your teeth and braces during the alignment process. With so many nooks and crannies, it’s very important to keep an even closer eye on your dental health. Here are some important tips… Read more »

Early Braces Treatment Can Improve Gapped Teeth

As your child’s mouth develops, it undergoes many changes that alter its shape and structure so that it can expand through the teenage years. During elementary school years, the baby teeth are slowly replaced by the permanent teeth that should last for the whole of your child’s adult years. The ongoing development of the oral… Read more »

Prevent Tooth Stains from Affecting Your Teeth Whitening Treatment

Your teeth are coated with a tooth enamel layer that is made of tiny mineral crystals full of pores. These pores can become traps for staining particles introduced by dark foods and drinks in your diet. We can help you preserve the results of your teeth whitening treatment by avoiding substances that can cause tooth… Read more »

What to Know about Braces

Are you considering getting braces? People choose to do so for a myriad of reasons, but the most common is wanting a straight, beautiful smile that turns heads in any room you walk into. There are a few things to know about braces before you start your orthodontic treatment, however. Your treatment will go much… Read more »

Straight Teeth are Healthy Teeth

A smile that makes you look like a million bucks can actually help you make a million bucks. It’s proven that a great smile helps increase self-esteem and confidence. But that’s not all there is to having straight teeth. Going through the process of straightening your teeth actually helps your overall oral health. Dr. and… Read more »