Orthodontics: Why Adults Should Align Their Smiles

As an adult, are you tired of your unattractive, misaligned smile? If so, our orthodontic team encourages you to consider aligning your teeth with orthodontic treatment in , ! Whether you believe it or not, more and more adults are choosing to align their smiles, and there are many reasons why you should be one… Read more »

What You Need to Know about Braces

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 »

You Will Need a Retainer After Your Braces Have Been Removed

Once your braces have achieved your ideal smile, they can be removed. However, there will still be a little tension remaining in the periodontal ligaments that are anchoring the teeth in the sockets. To prevent your teeth from relapsing toward their old positions, your orthodontist, Dr. , will fit you for a retainer. If your… Read more »

Damaged Braces Need Quick Repair

While your braces are designed to be durable enough to handle chewing most normal foods, there are a few things that can damage them. If a piece of hardware is damaged, loosened or bent, it can affect the tension needed to realign your teeth. This can increase the number of adjustment sessions and total time… Read more »

The Tricks to Using Orthodontic Wax

Have you not quite gotten the hang of orthodontic wax? If so, our orthodontic team has some tips that can help you! Orthodontic wax is a handy tool that can give you the relief you need, but it’s not very helpful if you’re not sure how to use it. So, to help you properly cover… Read more »

The Need for Straight Teeth

Straight teeth aren’t just important from an aesthetic point of view. Having straight teeth is an integral part of having great oral health. Crooked teeth can cause a ton of oral health problems that aren’t easy or pleasant to fix. With that in mind, let’s look at a few reasons why our team here at… Read more »

If Your Braces Are Damaged, Don’t Delay Repair

Our orthodontist, Dr. , installed your braces with the intention of aligning your teeth for a better functioning mouth and a more appealing smile. This means that the tension applied to your teeth during routine adjustments gradually repositions each tooth. If any part of your braces is bent, loosened or otherwise damaged, this tension process may… Read more »

Oral Hygiene: How to Take Care of Your Braces this Halloween

Did you know that if you don’t take good care of your smile and braces, your treatment time could be delayed? Well, it’s true. This is why our team encourages you to keep your smile and braces in tip-top shape as Halloween rounds the corner and heads toward us. Your orthodontist, Dr. , recommends that… Read more »

The Clear Power of Invisalign®

When it comes to cosmetic dentistry, there are many popular forms of treatments. However, Invisalign® gives your teeth the proper alignment, which will lead your smile into proper oral health. There are many ways Invisalign can help your smile. They start with improving flaws most people have with their teeth. Some of these flaws include:… Read more »

After Your Braces Have Been Removed, You Will Need to Use a Retainer

Having your braces removed can be an exciting experience because you get to enjoy your new winning smile. However, there are still additional measures needed to maintain your smile and hold your teeth in their new positions. You see, there will still be some residual tension in the periodontal ligaments that are anchoring your teeth… Read more »