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 »

Traditional Braces Can Help Adults with Misaligned Teeth

Teeth that are misaligned with their neighbors and their partners in your bite pattern can lead to a wide range of possible problems. Beyond causing you to have an unattractive smile it could also increase your chances of suffering chipped teeth and complications from tooth enamel attrition. In recent years more and more adults with… Read more »

Dental Facts and Findings on Orthodontics

If you would wish to enhance your health through the use of an orthodontic treatment, consult with your orthodontist to determine which options you have. Orthodontics are designed to help correct issues associated with bad bites. Not only can an orthodontist help repair damage, but they can also help diagnose, prevent and guide your oral… Read more »

Oral Hygiene Improvements: Benefits of Braces

Orthodontics is a specialized branch of dentistry designed to correct issues and errors with bad bites and malocclusions. If for any reason your teeth are out of alignment, they will need to be reset back into the proper position to provide ideal oral health care. Through the use of an orthodontic treatment such as braces,… Read more »

How Can I Avoid Gum Disease When I Have Braces?

Gum disease is a serious dental issue that can attack your smile when you have braces. The disease typically occurs when you fail to remove plaque from your smile regularly. It’s best to prevent this disease at all costs so you can maintain a top-notch oral health during your orthodontic journey. To help you do… Read more »

Do You Have Braces? Here Are Some Ways to Make Flossing Easier

If you have a hard time flossing when you have braces, you’re not alone. Many people find it difficult to work floss under and around the braces hardware. This can make caring for and cleaning your smile quite troublesome. Fortunately, there are things you can do to make flossing when you have braces easier. Our… Read more »