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 »

Take Your Oral Health Care to New Heights with Orthodontic Braces Treatment

Although orthodontic braces come in all shapes and sizes these days, there is one thing that has not changed—the ability to effectively straighten smiles. If you would like a straighter smile, orthodontic braces should be your first consideration. Take your oral health care to new heights with orthodontic braces. For more information about orthodontic braces,… Read more »

Oral Health Care Facts Blog: Malocclusions

Are you suffering from curved teeth or teeth that are out of position? A bad bite or misaligned teeth is referred to as malocclusion. Take this opportunity to think about what malocclusions you may be suffering from, including the following: – When your top and bottom incisors do not meet or line up when you… Read more »

A Clear Plastic Retainer Might Be Required After Minor Orthodontic Alignment

The alignment of your teeth contributes a lot to your facial expressions and can also have an impact on your overall oral function. Beyond simple cosmetic impact, minor alignment issues can gradually damage your tooth enamel. Over the years, this can cause attrition in the dental structure of the tooth or even minor fractures. If… Read more »

Orthodontics: What Are Malocclusions?

If your smile is improperly rotated, you probably have a malocclusion. Malocclusions are “bad bites,” or misalignments with your teeth and jaw. Bad bites can be caused by the environment, oral accidents, genetics, bad habits, improper oral hygiene, or a host of other issues. Some of the most common forms of malocclusions are: Malocclusions of… Read more »

What Can Invisalign® Do to Improve Your Smile?

What can Invisalign® do to improve your smile? Are you aware that Invisalign orthodontic aligners are metal-free and capable of straightening your smile to the perfect design you desire? Even if you have had an orthodontic treatment in the past, it may be possible for Invisalign to help correct any relapses in the alignment of… Read more »