Using a Mouth Guard to Protect Your Braces During Athletics

The braces installed by Dr. represent a serious investment in realigning your teeth for a more functional mouth and an appealing smile. If you participate in vigorous athletics or a contact sports, and some part of your braces is damaged or knocked loose, it will likely increase the amount of time you need to wear… Read more »

Should I Get Braces As an Adult?

If you’ve struggled with tooth and jaw alignment since childhood but never had the opportunity or desire to wear braces, we want you to know that the door to your dream smile is still open. These days, more and more adults are being fitted for braces to correct various dental issues. In fact, 25 percent… Read more »

How to Take Proper Care of Your Braces

Through the course of several adjustment sessions your new braces will move your teeth into a new position to provide you with a better smile. If any part of your braces are damaged, loosened or simply break free, it will likely increase the duration you need to wear them. That being said, there are a… Read more »

What to Keep in Your Orthodontic Handbag

If you are currently aligning your smile with braces, there are a few things you can do to make your life a bit easier. One of those things is to keep an orthodontic handbag with you at all times. In that orthodontic handbag, you’ll have important and helpful products, like: · Orthodontic wax: Orthodontic wax… Read more »

Tips to Help You Clean and Maintain Your New Braces

In recent years,braces have grown in popularity due to their cosmetic appeal. The possibility of having a straight smile intrigues many of us in our life. However, if your braces aren’t kept clean or they are damaged, it can injury your mouth and could also extend the amount of time you need to wear them…. Read more »

Invisalign® Is a Clear Answer to Your Orthopedic Needs

Have you been thinking about straightening your teeth and adjusting your smile? If so, you are not alone. Thanks to the advances in orthodontic dentistry, straightening your smile is more discreet and popular than ever before. Invisalign® can now straighten your teeth with very little strain on your personal life. Here is more information about… Read more »

Understanding Your New Braces

When you are first fitted for braces it takes a little bit of getting used to. With a few minor changes in your daily habits you can keep your braces and teeth clean, while reducing the chances of your braces being damaged. If something is damaged they can injure your mouth and will also likely… Read more »

Caring for and Cleaning your Braces

Your braces represent a significant investment in resolving alignment issues and providing you with an appealing smile. Even though your braces are designed for durability, they can still be damaged by certain activities, foods and lifestyle choices. If your braces are damaged it can increase the amount of time you have to wear them. Sticky… Read more »

The Benefits behind Adult Orthodontics

Do you ever wonder if you’re too old to straighten your teeth? If so, we are happy to tell you that you are never too old! In fact, there are many benefits when it comes to aligning your smile as an adult, and those benefits include: You can finally have straight teeth Having straight teeth… Read more »

Thanksgiving and Orthodontics: Protecting Your Appliance This Holiday

Do you know that there are Thanksgiving foods and treats that can harm your smile? Well, it’s true! But how do you know which ones are good and which ones are bad for your braces? Well, we are thrilled to help you by providing the following suggestions: Main meal When it comes to the meats… Read more »