Damage to Your Braces Can Increase the Duration of the Realignment Process

The braces installed in your mouth by your orthodontist, Dr. , represent a significant investment in realigning your teeth for a healthier mouth and a more appealing smile. This is accomplished through the progressive tension applied to your teeth through your routine adjustment sessions. If something is damaged, loosened or bent on your braces, it… Read more »

Brace Yourself for a Straight Smile!

If your teeth are crooked or if you have a misaligned bite, Dr. may recommend braces in , . An orthodontic exam will be performed and our orthodontist will take impressions of your teeth, take photos of your teeth and face, and take X-rays of your mouth and head. Your treatment plan will be formed… Read more »

Types of Orthodontic Braces and Their Benefits

When it comes to orthodontic braces, there are now many options to choose from apart from the traditional metal braces we have come to love and cherish. Each type offers its own unique aesthetics and advantages, so the choice is up to you which you prefer. The wonderful thing about the various types is that… Read more »

The Reasons Why You Should Have a Straight Smile

There are many reasons why you should choose to align your smile, and those reasons are: Reason No. 1: You’ll finally love your appearance Having straight teeth will help you love your appearance. It will help you feel confident and beautiful once again. If you have straight teeth, you will no longer be embarrassed or… Read more »

How Invisalign® Can Help Adults & Teens

Are your teeth crooked or crowded? Do you wish you had a straighter, healthier, more beautiful smile? Ask Dr. how Invisalign® in , , can benefit your smile. Invisalign uses clear aligners to gently and discreetly straighten your smile over time. This system is a great choice for teens and adults alike! Many adults have… Read more »

Caring for Your Teeth with Braces

If you have crooked or crowded teeth, Dr. may recommend braces in , . Getting braces requires dedication on your part. Caring for your teeth while wearing braces will take a little more time. However, the end results are well worth the effort. How to Brush and Floss with Braces Braces and other orthodontic appliances… Read more »

Issues That Orthodontics Can Fix

Orthodontic treatment is performed to correct different types of malocclusion, or poor bite. There are many possible conditions that cause a poor bite. When you come to our office, Dr. can diagnose your bite and discuss your orthodontic options with you. The most common types of malocclusion are: – Upper protrusion – With upper protrusion… Read more »

Ceramic Coated Braces Are Often an Appealing Option

Many teenagers that need braces, lament the idea of having metal brackets, wires and other hardware visible in their smile. To help ease some of this awkwardness Dr. also offers ceramic coated braces. For all intents and purposes, these are just like traditional wire and bracket braces, only much of the visible hardware has been… Read more »

Everyday Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining a Clear Plastic Retainer

Even after your braces have been removed, there will still be a small amount of residual tension in the periodontal ligaments that secure your teeth in your mouth. If your braces were only needed to provide a small amount of realignment your orthodontist, might recommend a clear plastic retainer. The clear plastic material makes it… Read more »

Oral Hygiene Tips for Braces

If you’re an adult with a new set of braces, they can definitely take some getting used to. Between the discomfort they cause and the difference in your appearance, the last thing you want to do is slack on your oral hygiene. Braces require extra work if you want to ensure that your mouth is… Read more »