Malocclusions: FAQs

If you have a malocclusion, an orthodontic treatment such as an aligner or braces will be needed. Although not all malocclusions are the same, depending on your age, health, and the severity of the malocclusions, your treatment for a straight smile could take anywhere from 1 to 3 years to correct. Listed below are some… Read more »

Orthodontic Braces: FAQs

Do you take good care of your teeth and gums with effective and safe oral health habits but your smile continues to suffer due to misalignment issues? The problem with crooked or uneven teeth is that they tend to suffer aesthetically and have been known to cause a series of health issues. Fortunately, with the… Read more »

The Magic of an Invisalign® Orthodontic Aligner System

The magic of an Invisalign® orthodontic aligners system is three-fold. Not only can it improve your smile’s aesthetics after treatment but also during it. Invisalign will improve the oral health of your smile and lower your risk for disease and decay. Invisalign will also allow your current lifestyle to remain as it is without the… Read more »

What Can You Do to Protect Your Braces?

Caring for your braces is an important aspect of your orthodontic treatment. You will be spending many months with your braces as they seek to improve your smile, and full functionality of them is important for them to be able to do their job efficiently and effectively. What can you do to protect your braces?… Read more »

Why Braces Are Worth It

The long and winding road of taking a crooked smile and giving it a mouth makeover for braces isn’t an easy one. It requires many months of treatment, possible food restrictions of some of your favorite meals, a heightened dedication to your oral health care habits, and many trips to your orthodontist. However, braces are… Read more »

Benefits of Braces for Your Smile

Are you struggling with the question if braces are right for you? If so, you are not alone. Thousands of people each day wonder how to improve their smile and look to different forms of treatments. Did you know, more adults are turning to orthodontic treatments than ever before thanks to the discreet options? Well,… Read more »

The Reasons Why Orthodontic Treatment is Worth it

Many people are afraid of the commitment and determination required in orthodontic treatment. If you could be considered as one of these people, our team has many reasons why orthodontic treatment is worth all of the hard work necessary, and those reasons are: Reason No. 1: You’ll finally love your appearance Having straight teeth will… Read more »

How to Care for Your Braces during the Holidays

October is National Orthodontic Health Month, and at , Dr. and our team are excited to share how important orthodontics is to a healthy smile for our patients in , . Aligning crooked or crowded teeth doesn’t simply result in a more attractive smile, correcting a “bad bite,” actually results in a healthier mouth. So, in honor… Read more »

Braces for All Ages

Do you have crooked teeth or a bad bite? Ask Dr. about how braces in , , can help you. Do not think that since you did not have your teeth straightened as a child that it is too late. Braces can help children, teens, and adults alike! Braces are can be made from different… Read more »

Maintaining Good Oral Health

Regardless of the cosmetic variations of braces, they all work on the same principle, which is applying progressive tension to the periodontal ligaments that anchor the teeth in their sockets. Through the course of routine adjustment sessions, this progressive tension alters the alignment and orientation of the teeth. Maintaining a healthy mouth and preventing damage… Read more »