The Type of Retainer You Need Will Vary Depending on a Few Key Factors

Through the course of multiple adjustment sessions, ’s orthodontists have used your braces to realign your teeth. Now that you have a healthy mouth and a winning smile, your braces can be removed. However, there will still be a small amount of residual tension in the periodontal ligaments anchoring your teeth in their sockets. Without… Read more »

Invisalign® Can Give You the Winning Smile You’ve Always Wanted

Invisalign® uses clear plastic aligners to help adults with minor alignment issues to have the winning smile they’ve always wanted. The clear plastic material it hard for the casual observer to even notice you’re wearing them. To be fitted for Invisalign® your orthodontist will need to examine your mouth and take a few X-rays. This… Read more »

The Purpose of Braces

Braces are often seen as a “rite of passage” for many kids just entering their teenage years. With all the changes in their lives at that point, braces are just another thing to deal with. However, not every kid has to go through orthodontic treatment. Some children are lucky and have adult teeth that come… Read more »

Invisalign® Is a Popular Way to Give You the Winning Smile You Desire

Invisalign ® is a popular method for adults who want to make some minor adjustments to their smile, without having to resort to wearing the metal brackets and wires of traditional braces. This involves using clear plastic aligner trays, that are hard for the casual observer to even notice. The process starts by a orthodontist… Read more »

The Tips You Need to Relieve Your Sore Teeth When You Have Braces

Aren’t sore teeth annoying? If you agree, our team has some tips that will help you have a better and more comforting experience when you align your smile with braces. If you’re tired of having sore, sensitive teeth when you finish a tightening appointment, then we recommend doing the following things so you can have… Read more »

Maintaining Your Braces Requires Daily Care

The ceramic braces are exactly like traditional bracket and wire braces, only they have a ceramic coating that is shaded to match your natural teeth. This makes them very appealing for teens and adults that want to improve their smile unobtrusively. Dr. wants you to keep in mind that if any part of your braces… Read more »

What to do about Damaged Braces Hardware

The braces installed at will effectively realign your teeth for a more functional mouth and an appealing smile. While your braces are designed to be durable there are some foods, and bad habits that can pose a threat, to the overall integrity of the braces. If a wire, bracket or other part of your braces… Read more »

What Age is Right for Braces?

The need for braces depends on the physical state of your mouth and your oral health. If your permanent teeth grow in crowded, crooked or widely spaced, or if your jaw has developed in such a way that gives you an abnormal bite, your dentist will probably suggest that you try braces. Most brace-wearers first… Read more »

How to Care for and Clean Your Retainer

Did you know that your retainer can keep your smile aligned once you complete your orthodontic treatment? Well, it’s true, which is why it’s very important to take proper care of your appliance. To help you clean and care for your retainer, our team recommends doing the following things: Properly store your retainer Unfortunately, it’s… Read more »

A Straighter Smile with Invisalign®

You have crooked teeth, but you do not want to wear traditional braces. You feel that the brackets and wires would mar your smile and make you self-conscious. So what do you do? Come to and ask our orthodontist about Invisalign® in , . Invisalign is a popular brand of clear aligners that are used… Read more »