Tips for Caring for Your Teeth and Gums While Wearing Braces

The number one goal for your oral health is maintaining healthy teeth and gums. This means practicing diligent daily oral hygiene habits; specifically, brushing and flossing to remove plaque along with routine dental visits to remove tartar (hardened plaque), polish your teeth and have your gums checked. When you opt for orthodontics to straighten your... Read more »

What Type of Orthodontic Retainer Will You Be Wearing?

Now that you have undergone orthodontic treatment and your teeth are finally aligned, you will want to make sure they don’t slip back into their previous positions. To prevent this from happening, retainers are used to anchor your teeth into place. Retainers are fashioned to fit your mouth with the correct alignment by taking a... Read more »

Brace Yourself, the Holidays are Coming!

Straightening your teeth with orthodontics can help you achieve a more healthy, aligned and attractive smile. With the upcoming holidays, Halloween, Thanksgiving, the month of December and New Year’s (to name a few), around the corner, your orthodontics treatment won’t take a holiday, so it’s up to you to remember why you are wearing braces.... Read more »

How Orthodontics Can Correct Your Bite Pattern

By now you are likely aware that keeping your teeth and gums free from tooth decay and gum disease should top your list of oral health priorities when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. But did you know that a malocclusion is another common dental issue that often needs to be addressed? Your original... Read more »

Orthodontic Care for Adults

Your smile is the first thing people notice when they see you. Crooked, crowded teeth or a misaligned bite can make you feel self-conscious no matter what your age. The good news is, with today’s advances in orthodontics, straighter teeth aren’t just for kids and teens anymore. Now more than ever adults are successfully straightening... Read more »

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 »

Diastema Complications Can Often Be Minimized by Traditional Braces

Your child’s oral structure can change rapidly at times, which can sometimes lead to two or more permanent teeth emerging with a significant gap between them. In some of these cases the spacing may change as their mouth continues to develop. Yet there are also other times when the space between the teeth leads to… Read more »

What Can Ceramic Braces Do?

The traditional metal braces, which you may think of when you hear about braces, are not the only type available. One version we offer is ceramic braces. These may be the alternative you are looking for if the idea of metal braces does not appeal to you. These two types of braces can perform the… Read more »

Align Your Smile With Orthodontic Care

If you are dissatisfied with the alignment of your teeth and jaws for cosmetic or functional purposes, we invite you to consider orthodontics. This branch of oral care uses dental appliances to improve tooth alignment and help you have a healthy and beautiful smile. We offer a review of orthodontics and how they can help… Read more »

Retainers Help You Move on to the Next Phase of Orthodontics

The end of wearing your braces will mark the unveiling of your new smile, and will no doubt be a very exciting time for you. However, remember that braces aren’t the final stage of your orthodontic treatment. A retention period comes after wearing braces, and you can learn more about orthodontic retainers from the information… Read more »