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 »

Emergency Orthodontic Care 101

Getting braces, or any other form of orthodontic care is one of the “big” events in life for most people. It’s the beginning of the end of the process of getting straight, gorgeous teeth that you won’t be able to stop showing off. But what happens if you run into a problem during orthodontic treatment?… Read more »

A Clear Plastic Retainer May Be Needed After Using Invisalign®

Sometimes even minor deviations in your dentition can leave you with a very unappealing smile. It’s also worth noting that patients with uncorrected alignment issues are at increased risk of suffering chipped and fractured tooth enamel. In a situation like this you should consider setting up an appointment at . After a comprehensive examination, our… Read more »

Braces: How Do You Brush?

Have you recently gotten braces? Doing so may alter how you care for your smile. You will still need to brush and floss your teeth, perhaps even more frequently than before, but you may have to adapt your routine slightly. We would like to help you navigate these changes so that you might maintain your… Read more »

What Happens When My Braces Come Off?

You and your braces are going to be together for a while. It may not be the most exciting relationship you will ever be in, but it is an important one. Even if you wear your braces for a few months, or over a year, eventually the time will come for them to be removed…. Read more »

Speed Up Orthodontic Treatment With Propel®

Orthodontic treatment can make a huge difference for both the health and appearance of your smile. However, some people, particularly adults, are hesitant about receiving orthodontic treatment because of the amount of time that treatment takes. If you are concerned about the time required for orthodontics, Dr. may recommend speed straightening with Propel® technology. Accelerated… Read more »