Tips on Fixing Irritations With Braces

Braces are a great appliance that can give you the smile you’re looking for. During the treatment, things can happen and make the braces a little uncomfortable, like breaking a bracket, bending a wire, and more. To help you in situations like these, our , Dr. , would like to give you the tips you… Read more »

Adults Can Achieve Their Perfect Smile With Braces

Are you an adult who is tired of their misaligned, crooked teeth? If so, our , Dr. , has a recommendation for you: consider adult orthodontics! Adult orthodontics can help you achieve the smile you have always wanted. How nice does that sound? No matter your age, our orthodontic team can help you. Little did… Read more »

How to Care for Your Teeth When You Have a Permanent Retainer

If you have a permanent retainer, then you need to take good care of your teeth. This is because plaque and bacteria can gather around the retainer and promote dental issues, like cavities and gum disease. So, it’s best to do all you can to care for your smile while your permanent retainer helps you… Read more »

Flossing with Braces: Three Options

If you have braces, you already know that flossing can be tricky. There are many tools that can make your task easier. Here are three ways to floss with braces: Waxed Floss: Waxed floss will help ensure that your teeth won’t get stuck. Slice a strip of floss between 12 and 18 inches long. Then… Read more »

Traditional Braces Can Be Used to Correct an Overbite

Genetics and certain environmental factors can sometimes play a role in the orientation of your child’s teeth. If they develop an overbite with their permanent teeth, it could leave them with an unappealing smile while also putting their teeth at increased risk of suffering from dental fractures and dental attrition. One effective way to correct… Read more »

How to Care for Your Braces

Our orthodontist recently recommended that you have braces in , . Your braces will help you reach straighter, healthier teeth. Did you know that there are certain things that you can do to protect your braces to ensure that your straightening treatment stays on schedule? Dr. and our team are happy to give you tips… Read more »

Why Your Braces Will Need Regular Adjustments

Your braces were designed to fix alignment issues with your teeth, but that only works if they are adjusted regularly. In fact, every four to six weeks you will need to return to to have your braces tightened. This will apply progressive tension to the periodontal ligaments that anchor your teeth into their sockets. Should… Read more »

Talk With Your Orthodontist About Adult Braces

For many years, the stereotypical orthodontic patients have been children and teenagers. However, as the years have gone on, many adults have begun to consider the benefits of braces or other procedures to straighten their smiles. Not only can an orthodontic treatment give you a more appealing smile, it can also correct problems with your… Read more »

Why Do I Have a Crooked Smile?

Sometimes our teeth turn and shift, no matter how well we take care of our smiles. There are many reasons why this might be happening to your chompers, and our orthodontist, Dr. , is happy to name the causes so you understand what might be happening to your smile. The first cause behind crooked teeth… Read more »

How to Minimize Tooth Misalignment in Children

As a parent, you only want the best for your child, right? Right. This probably means you want them to have the best oral health and smile. Fortunately, there are things you can do to help your child avoid having a crooked smile in the future. Our orthodontist, Dr. , is happy to tell you… Read more »