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 »

Overcrowded Teeth Might Need to Be Addressed with Traditional Braces

Primary tooth loss, genetics, and oral development issues can sometimes lead to issues with the alignment spacing of your child’s emerging permanent teeth. In some of these cases, it can cause two or more teeth to develop excessively close. If this tight spacing or overcrowding problem isn’t corrected in a reasonable amount of time can… Read more »

Better Smiles Begin With Invisalign®

Have you ever heard of Invisalign® before? Invisalign is an orthodontic alignment treatment system that can drastically improve your smile. Normally, to receive the orthodontic alignments you need, you can do so discreetly without the worries and stigma often associated with traditional alignment systems. Invisalign aligners are metal-free. They are smooth, comfortable, patented thermoplastic aligners… Read more »

Misaligned Teeth or Jaw: Malocclusions

Misalignments with your teeth and jaw are called malocclusions, or “bad bites.” If you have been discussing the possibility of orthodontic care, you have probably heard about them. A lot of things could cause bad bites: the environment, oral accidents, genetics, bad habits, improper oral hygiene, or a host of other issues. Malocclusion types can… Read more »

How Can I Keep My Braces and Smile in Tip-Top Shape When I Play Sports?

If you’re an athlete who is aligning their smile with braces, there is a chance you can break your appliance, experience dental emergencies, and suffer dental problems if you don’t take good care of your teeth, gums, and braces while you practice and play. This is why our orthodontist, Dr. , strongly encourages you to… Read more »

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 »