What Can Braces Achieve in Your Smile?

Have you heard about the many benefits of braces? Having braces placed in your smile can provide many improvements, especially for the long-term quality of your oral health. We have provides a list of some of the reasons to receive corrective orthodontic treatment: – Braces can improve both the alignment of each tooth and the… Read more »

A Mouth with Braces Requires Good Oral Hygiene Practices

Good oral hygiene practices are important for maintaining a healthy mouth. They are especially important for people with traditional orthodontic braces. Cavities and periodontal inflammation issues can complicate the process of aligning your teeth. This could lead to increase discomfort after your regularly scheduled adjustments, or an increase in the total amount of time it… Read more »

All You Need to Know About Caring for Your Braces at Holiday Parties

Did you know there are things at your holiday parties that can harm your braces and smile? Well, it’s true. This is why our , Dr. , strongly encourages you to take very good care of your appliance and teeth. To help you do so, has some helpful tips, which are: -Stay away from appliance-damaging… Read more »

Orthodontics for Adults

Despite popular belief, braces are not only for children and teens. More and more adults are undergoing orthodontic treatment. According to Harvard Health Publications, one in five orthodontic patients is over the age of 18. It is never too late to have your teeth straightened so you can have a healthier, more attractive smile. Having… Read more »

Traditional Braces Can Correct a Significant Case of Malocclusion

Genetic and certain environmental factors can have an influence on the alignment of your teeth. In some cases, this can cause your child to develop a significant malocclusion. Often referred to as an underbite or overbite, this orthodontic condition can not only cause your child to have an unattractive smile, it can also increase their… Read more »

Wearing a Clear Plastic Retainer after Invisalign

Once your misaligned teeth have been corrected by traditional braces or clear plastic aligners like Invisalign®, you can enjoy a lovely smile and a better functioning mouth. However, this is not the end of the process. There will still be some tension lingering in the periodontal ligaments that anchor your teeth in their sockets. This… Read more »

Braces Damage: Prevention and Treatment

Just like a car or any other valuable item, orthodontic braces require regular cleaning and care to guarantee they are working properly. If your braces or teeth become damaged or decayed, this can drastically increase the time it takes to realign your smile. Braces are not like mouth guards. They are more delicate. If you… Read more »

Cool Orthodontic Tools to Use in Your Oral Hygiene Routine

The American Dental Association recommends brushing your teeth twice and flossing once every single day. This is particularly essential when you have braces. That’s because cavities and other oral health complications can increase the amount of time it takes to fully realign your teeth. At the same time, we also know that braces can create… Read more »

How to Prevent White Spots on Your Teeth During Orthodontic Treatment

Sometimes people’s teeth are covered in white spots when they get their braces removed. This is because plaque clings to the teeth and removes the minerals from the tooth enamel. If the plaque isn’t removed regularly (which is common because it’s often tough to brush and floss with braces), then the white spots appear. This… Read more »

How to Help Your Orthodontist Provide You with the Smile of Your Dreams

When you begin your orthodontic journey, you and your orthodontist are working toward the smile of your dreams. As you work together, you take the necessary steps to reach each milestone and accomplishment. Many people believe achieving a perfect smile is all the orthodontist’s doing, but that’s not true. Your orthodontist, Dr. , needs your… Read more »