Common Bite Problems

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: – Spacing or crowding problems – If… Read more »

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

Your regular adjustment sessions with Dr. Ben McDowell have finally stretched your periodontal ligaments to move your teeth into their ideal position. Even after your braces have been removed, there will still be some lingering tension in the periodontal ligaments. Without some preventative measure, this tension will slowly start to pull your teeth out of… Read more »

Special Tools to Help Better Clean and Maintain Your Braces

Your teeth and braces require daily care and cleaning. If you develop cavities it could increase the amount of time you need to wear braces. Dr. understands that the braces hardware can create some hard to reach or hard to clean areas on your teeth. To help you effectively clean these spots recommends a few… Read more »

Why You Should Consider Aligning Your Bite

If you suffer from a misaligned bite, you may greatly benefit from aligning your teeth and jaws to make your life a bit easier! There are many benefits to having an aligned bite, including the following: -Eating will become easier: Having an aligned bite can make eating less difficult. You will finally be able to chew normally… Read more »

Wearing Invisalign® Aligners? Follow These Tips to Care for Them!

As you may already know, it’s best to keep your Invisalign® aligner in top-notch condition. But how do you accomplish that task? Well, our team is more than happy to help you! Caring for your aligner is easier than you think. In fact, all you need to do are the following things: Invisalign Aligner Care… Read more »