5 Things You May Not Know About Your Retainer

The day you get your braces off is a big day! You have spent months getting your smile to look just the way you want it to. Odds are, your has discussed the importance of wearing a retainer after your braces treatment to help make sure your teeth stay straight. While you may know the… Read more »

How to Avoid Fracturing Your Teeth When You Have Braces

Tooth fractures are very inconvenient and troublesome for your oral health. Unfortunately, there are many things that can cause tooth cracks, and tooth cracks can affect your orthodontic journey and even delay your perfect smile. So, it’s best to prevent tooth fractures altogether when you have braces. To help you do so, our orthodontist, Dr…. Read more »

Tips on Caring for Your Braces While You Travel

If you want top-notch braces while you travel for the holidays, then you need to take what our orthodontic team says to heart. We are happy to give you the tips and information you need so you can stay on track toward your perfect smile while you’re visiting family members and friends. Those tips are:… Read more »

How Braces Help Your Oral Health

Did you know that braces can help improve your oral health as well as your appearance? Straightened teeth have several benefits, and they aren’t just for children, teens and young adults anymore. Many adults have appreciated the healthier smiles that come with an aligned bite. With the help of brackets, wires, and ligatures (little rubber… Read more »

Tips on Caring for Your Plastic Retainer

If you have a plastic retainer, which is also known as a clear retainer, then you need to care for it regularly so it can stay in tip-top shape and keep your teeth straight and beautiful. Now, our orthodontic team understands that might be a tough task if you’re not sure what to do. So,… Read more »

Common Orthodontic Appliances

An oral or orthodontic appliance is any device utilized to keep your teeth aligned suitably, and these apparatuses can be installed to be fixed or removable, seated inside or outside of the mouth. Here’s a rundown of the types of oral and orthodontic appliances practitioners use: -Braces come in lots of varieties. Traditional braces include… Read more »

Braces: Damage Prevention

Do you know the value of your braces? As you probably know, they will correct the alignment of your teeth. This doesn’t just give you a more alluring smile; it also reduces your chances of suffering dental fractures and enamel attrition. If your braces become damaged or you develop cavities, this will likely increase the… Read more »

Avert Dental Stains with Braces

The brackets that form your braces were cemented onto the faces of your teeth with a strong dental adhesive. This is designed to handle the daily rigors of chewing food and hold strong during routine adjustments. The total number of adjustments Dr. will perform to fully correct your teeth will differ depending on the amount… Read more »

More Adults Are Choosing to Use Braces to Correct the Alignment of Their Teeth

Traditional braces with their metal brackets, wires, and orthodontic hardware components used to be thought of as a rite of passage for adolescents that wanted a more appealing smile. In recent years, an increasing number of adults have also started to embrace braces to correct preexisting or newly developed alignment problems with their teeth. In… Read more »

Orthodontic Emergency Advice

If you have an orthodontic emergency, call our office and explain the problem to our orthodontist or team. You may need to schedule an appointment with us right away or you may be able to do something to alleviate the problem until your next scheduled visit. Dr. and our skilled team will know what help… Read more »