Am I Ready for a Retainer?

If you are getting your braces off soon, or are considering getting braces, at some point in time, we’ll talk about fitting you for a retainer. A retainer is used to help keep your teeth in place after your braces have been removed. Like braces, a retainer is custom-made for you. Unlike braces, a retainer… Read more »

Braces Need Routine Adjustments to Properly Correct the Alignment of Your Teeth

The braces components installed in your mouth at Dr. ’s orthodontic clinic have been designed to help gradually correct the alignment of your teeth. This will require routine adjustment sessions where your braces are tightened and tune. Each of these appointments will apply progressive tension to the periodontal ligaments that anchor your teeth in their… Read more »

Teenage Teeth Require Additional Care

Teenage teeth require additional care. The teen years are some of the most crucial years for your oral health because it is the time when the last remaining teeth erupt above the gum line, completing the set that needs to last for the rest of your life. It is also a time when peer pressure… Read more »

Braces Can Improve Your Smile and Oral Health

Braces have become popular when it comes to improving both your smile and your oral health. That is why our team here at in , , is happy to talk to you about the importance of orthodontic treatment, and how they can improve your smile. Orthodontic treatment is designed to improve your alignment from bad… Read more »

Are Your Teeth and Braces Getting the Proper Cleaning?

Are your teeth and braces getting the proper cleaning? When following your brushing and flossing routine while wearing braces, exercise caution and brush slowly and safety to avoid accidentally damaging them. Because flossing can be hard with braces, it may be necessary to add an additional level of treatment such as mouthwash. In addition, use… Read more »

Do You Know Anybody Who Wears Invisalign®?

Do you know anybody who wears Invisalign®? With the Invisalign clear orthodontic aligner system, you can greatly enhance your smile. Not only do they work to straighten your teeth, but they also improve your oral hygiene and lessen your risk for dental damage, all the while giving you the aesthetics of your natural smile even… Read more »

Tips to Care for Your Smile While Aligning Your Pearly Whites

Today at , we would like to share some tips with you to prevent tooth decay and gum disease, while you are aligning your pearly whites. While we strongly encourage our patients to maintain diligent daily oral habits along with regular checkups and cleanings with your dentist, we especially advise this strategy while you are… Read more »

Accelerate Orthodontic Treatment with AcceleDent®

Orthodontic treatment can make a huge difference for the health and beauty of your smile. However, traditional orthodontics usually takes a few years. Luckily, there are quicker options. New techniques called “accelerated orthodontics” have the same goal as traditional orthodontic treatment, but accomplish these goals in a shorter period of time. If you would like… Read more »

Choose Invisalign® for a Healthy, Beautiful Smile

Invisalign® is a series of aligners that are custom made just for you. The aligners are made of comfortable, smooth, nearly invisible plastic. The aligners are worn over the teeth and gradually shift them into their proper places. A new set of aligners is given every two weeks to help the patient progress in their… Read more »

Braces Need Increased Attention in Your Oral Hygiene Routine

Dr. often installs braces to adjust the position and alignment of teeth. Through the course of routine adjustment sessions, these orthodontic imperfections are altered to give you an appealing smile and a more functional mouth. If you develop cavities on one or more teeth, it can increase the number of adjustments needed to achieve your… Read more »