Tips for Caring for Your Teeth and Gums While Wearing Braces

The number one goal for your oral health is maintaining healthy teeth and gums. This means practicing diligent daily oral hygiene habits; specifically, brushing and flossing to remove plaque along with routine dental visits to remove tartar (hardened plaque), polish your teeth and have your gums checked. When you opt for orthodontics to straighten your... Read more »

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 »

How Invisalign®️ Can Enhance Your Smile

Our orthodontist and team are pleased to provide patients with Invisalign® clear aligners to help create straighter and more beautiful smiles! If you would like to receive a smile makeover but are hesitant to receive orthodontic treatment that involves braces, you may find that you are a good candidate to receive Invisalign. Here are a… Read more »

Orthodontics: All About Lingual Braces

There are many different types of orthodontic treatment that can help you achieve the smile of your dreams, and lingual braces is one of those treatments. Fortunately, our orthodontist, Dr. , offers lingual braces in , , which are just like traditional metal braces. However, these braces are also quite different because they are cemented… Read more »

Some Things to Consider When Wearing Braces

Have you just had braces recommended or placed? We are thrilled to give you some tips for taking care of your braces to make your orthodontic treatment a happy one. Foods to Avoid There are certain foods that should be avoided when you are undergoing orthodontic treatment with braces. Chewy foods can get stuck in… Read more »

Braces Adjustments Are Important for Correcting Your Child’s Teeth

Teenagers with misaligned teeth are often self-conscious about their appearance. Without correction from an orthodontist, the deviations in their bite pattern could lead to issues with dental fractures and tooth enamel conditions like dental attrition. In many of these cases Dr. will recommend traditional braces to address an overcrowding issue or a pronounced malocclusion. After… Read more »