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 »

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 »