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 »

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 »

Applying a Porcelain Glaze Will Make Braces Hardware Less Visible

Dr. can install braces hardware in your mouth, at , clinic in a long-term effort to realign your teeth for a more function mouth and an appealing smile. Some people might be reticent to have braces in fear that the visible hardware will affect their outward appearance. To address these concerns and reduce the visible… Read more »

The Types Bite Irregularties That Can Impact Your Smile

Are you familiar with the term malocclusions? Malocclusions, which are often referred to as “bad bites”, refer to the various degrees of irregularities and misalignments that can occur with your teeth and jaws. Malocclusions can arise as a result of several factors, many of which may be out of your control. Let’s take a quick… Read more »

Techniques for Cleaning Braces

Do you know the proper techniques to clean your braces? When abiding by your brushing and flossing routine while wearing braces, exercise caution and brush slowly and safety to avoid accidentally damaging them. Because flossing can be problematic with braces, it may be necessary to add an additional level of treatment such as mouthwash. In… Read more »

Experiencing a Canker Sore in Braces?

If you are wearing braces and experiencing canker sores in the mouth, you are not alone. Although canker sores can show up anytime, they often appear when you are first wearing braces. What do canker sores look like? Canker sores are white (or yellow) shallow ulcers surrounded by a red border. They crop up as… Read more »

Invisalign® Can Aid You & Your Smile

For those that have crooked teeth or a misaligned bite, traditional braces are not the only option. If you would like to straighten your teeth without the use of metal brackets and wires, consider Invisalign® in , . Invisalign is a series of clear, comfortable, removable aligners that straighten the teeth over time. Each set… Read more »

How to Care for Your Smile When Straightening Your Teeth

At , Dr. and our experienced team have been providing comprehensive orthodontics for our patients in , , for a long time. Today we would like to talk a little bit about how to care for your smile when you are wearing braces. Brushing When you are straightening your teeth it’s important not to neglect… Read more »

How Invisalign® Can Help

Traditional braces are not the only option for those that have crooked teeth or a misaligned bite. If you would like to straighten your teeth without the use of metal brackets and wires, consider Invisalign® in , . Invisalign is a series of clear, comfortable, removable aligners that straighten the teeth over time. Each set… Read more »

Orthodontic Treatment Options for Adults

Do you have crooked or crowded teeth? Do you worry that you are too old for braces? Orthodontic treatment is not just for children and teenagers. More and more adults are getting braces in , . At , we recognize that our patients have different preferences. Some prefer the traditional route of straightening the teeth… Read more »