Do You Want Fresh Breath When You Wear Braces? Here’s What to Do

Our orthodontist, Dr. , and orthodontic team understand how inconvenient bad breath can be. Unfortunately, it’s quite common to have bad breath when you have braces because food particles and plaque get stuck in and on your smile regularly. The good news is that there are things you can do to achieve the fresh breath… Read more »

How to Clean Your Orthodontic Retainer

Your orthodontic retainer can help you have the straight and beautiful smile you’ve worked so hard for a lifetime. However, this is only the case if you take good care of your retainer. This means you need to keep it in safe places and clean it regularly. To help you clean it, our orthodontist, Dr…. Read more »

Talking With Your Orthodontist About Adult Braces

In the past, braces were almost considered to be a right of passage for children and teenagers. However, more and more adults have opted for braces to straighten their smiles. But there are some issues that adults should consider regarding braces, and a discussion with your orthodontist can help you and Dr. decide on the… Read more »

Braces Can Give You a Healthier, Aligned Smile

Braces are well known for creating an improved appearance as they straighten your teeth, but they also help you have a healthier smile in the process. At the orthodontic practice of located in , , we are pleased to help our patients achieve both outcomes. You see, when teeth are not aligning correctly, it can create issues with your… Read more »

Orthodontics For Kids

For years, braces and orthodontic work were things that only concerned teenagers. While more and more adults have been getting braces in recent years, it’s not an uncommon practice to start addressing alignment issues earlier in a child’s life. In fact, it is recommended that orthodontic screening start around the ages of 6 or 7…. Read more »

The Benefits of Invisalign® Aligners

Not only can the Invisalign® system improve your smile’s look, but straightening your teeth can make them healthier and lower your risk for disease and decay. An important feature of the Invisalign system is that it requires that you change very little of your lifestyle, even as you are changing your smile. Consider the benefits… Read more »

Orthodontists Salvage Broken Smiles

Are your teeth out of alignment? Do you have any overlapping teeth or suffer from irregularly spaced teeth? If so, consider the benefits that a trip to the orthodontics office will provide. Orthodontists salvage broken smiles. Here are some of the benefits: – Orthodontists have a vast amount of knowledge given that their training extends… Read more »

Your Child Will Need a Retainer After Their Braces Have Been Removed

Each of your child’s adjustment sessions at Dr. ’s orthodontic clinic has served to gradually correct the alignment of their teeth. Once this is complete your son or daughter’s braces can be removed. However, it’s important to note that there will still be some residual tension lingering in the periodontal ligaments that anchor their teeth…. Read more »

Braces Might Be Needed to Prevent Dental Fractures and Enamel Attrition

Alignment issues with your teeth can present more serious problems than simply leaving you with an unappealing smile. In time, even minor aberrations in your dentition can lead to enamel attrition or an increased risk of suffering a dental fracture. This is even more likely to be an issue if you’ve recently lost a tooth… Read more »

Are Invisalign® Clear Orthodontic Aligners the Treatment You Have Been Looking For?

Are Invisalign® clear orthodontic aligners be the treatment you have been looking for? Did you know that Invisalign orthodontic aligners are metal-free and capable of straightening your smile to the picture-perfect design you desire? Even if you have had an orthodontic alignment in the past, it may be possible for Invisalign to help revert any… Read more »