Which Orthodontic System Is Right for Your Adult Smile?

At  in , , our orthodontic team is pleased to offer smile straightening for adults as well as children and teens. Wearing braces as an adult takes longer because we are working with permanent teeth–it can average anywhere from 18 months to 3 years, dependent on the straightening system you are using. But, as orthodontics don’t just impact your appearance and self-confidence,… Read more »

Got a Permanent Retainer? Here Are Some Flossing Tips

A permanent retainer is quite handy when it comes to maintaining a straight and beautiful smile. However, it’s not so handy when it comes to flossing and taking care of your teeth and gums. This is because many people find it difficult to put the floss in the proper position to deeply clean the teeth… Read more »

Braces: A Straighter Smile Is Good for More Than Your Appearance

Braces can not only improve your appearance but they can also contribute to better oral health. At the practice of located in , , we work with our patients to help you create a healthier oral environment. Why is this important? When your teeth are out of alignment, issues with your bite and your jaw… Read more »

How Do I Clean My Invisalign® Aligner?

Your Invisalign® aligner is strong and durable. However, that doesn’t mean you need to stop taking care of it. In fact, there are things you need to do to keep your aligner in tip-top shape so you don’t run into complications during your orthodontic treatment. To help you properly care for your aligner, Dr. has… Read more »

Ingredients in Food That Are Hazardous to Your Oral Health

Your diet plays a key role in your oral health, as the substances you consume can potentially be dangerous for your health. This can especially have an effect when wearing braces where foods can get lodged. Listed below are various ingredients and varieties of food that are hazardous for your oral health: – Sugary foods… Read more »

Align Your Teeth With Invisalign®

Did you know, having your teeth in proper alignment is healthy for your teeth and jaw? Well, it’s true! Invisalign® is a system of clear aligners that can adjust your smile into a healthy and ideal position. That is why our team here at in , , is happy to talk to you about Invisalign… Read more »

Keep Your Braces and Smile in Tip-Top Shape By Using These Tips

Unfortunately, there are many things that can harm your braces and oral health during orthodontic treatment if you’re not careful. Those things can delay your treatment time and create multiple problems in your smile. So, it’s important to do all you can to keep your teeth and appliance in tip-top shape. To help you do… Read more »

Are You in Need of an Orthodontic Alignment Adjustment?

Are you in need of an orthodontic alignment adjustment? Are your teeth misshapen or improperly rotated? If so, you can straighten your teeth with a set of orthodontic braces. Not only can orthodontic braces fix numerous rotation issues, they can also correct malocclusions, which are also called “bad bites.” Braces are extremely well suited for… Read more »

Cleaning Your Smile While 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 Straightening your smile is a wonderful time in your life, a… Read more »

The Tips on How to Fix Bad Breath While You Have Braces

Having bad breath is a common occurrence for everyone. However, it’s even more common for people with braces. This is because food and plaque tend to get trapped in the spaces between the teeth and the appliance. When these substances don’t get removed, they put off a smelly odor, resulting in bad breath. Even though… Read more »