An Area of Overcrowding Might Require a Tooth Extraction Before Installing Orthodontic Braces

Even if your child’s primary teeth were nicely aligned, they could still suffer significant alignment issues in the dentition of their permanent teeth. This is even more likely to occur if multiple primary teeth in one area were lost in a short amount of time, or they lost one or more primary teeth to tooth… Read more »

The Amazing Advantages of Orthodontics

Orthodontics was designed to straighten the appearance and function of a misaligned bite. Orthodontics can help your smile by: – straightening crowded teeth so they are positioned evenly. – bringing together gapped teeth so they are placed directly next to one another. – adjusting the position of your top and bottom arches so they congregate… Read more »

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 »