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 »

Got Questions About Braces? Here Are Your Answers

Having questions about braces can affect your decision-making process about braces and even affect your orthodontic journey. So, it’s best to find the answers to your questions as soon as possible. The more you know, the better. Our orthodontist, Dr. , is happy to help you know more about braces in , , and to… Read more »

Tips for Flossing While Wearing Braces

Flossing with braces can be a real challenge. The wires of braces make it impossible to floss as you regularly would. We want you to keep your teeth healthy and clean during orthodontic treatment, so Dr. and our team would like to give you some tips for flossing with braces. Use Waxed Floss If floss… Read more »

Good Oral Hygiene Practices Are Important for a Mouth With Braces

Traditional braces incorporate several different components to create a functional system capable of correcting misaligned teeth. With consistent adjustments, the orthodontic components can gradually provide you with a more appealing smile and more efficient teeth. You need to maintain healthy gums and teeth throughout the realignment process. Problems with tooth decay and gum disease can… Read more »

Orthodontic Treatment With AcceleDent®

The difference that orthodontics can make for the health and appearance of your smile is truly astounding. However, straightening your smile with braces can take a long time—one to two years, in fact. Luckily, there are quicker options available. If you would like a shorter treatment time with braces, ask Dr. about AcceleDent® in ,… Read more »

Why Should I Get Braces?

Braces are a common sight in our society, but why? Let’s look at the benefits of straightening your smile through orthodontic treatment. Orthodontic treatments, such as braces, are used to treat malocclusion (“bad bites”). Malocclusion occurs when the teeth are too crowded or crooked when the jaws close, or the top and bottom jaws don’t… Read more »