Tips for Caring for Your Teeth and Gums While Wearing Braces

The number one goal for your oral health is maintaining healthy teeth and gums. This means practicing diligent daily oral hygiene habits; specifically, brushing and flossing to remove plaque along with routine dental visits to remove tartar (hardened plaque), polish your teeth and have your gums checked. When you opt for orthodontics to straighten your... Read more »

What Type of Orthodontic Retainer Will You Be Wearing?

Now that you have undergone orthodontic treatment and your teeth are finally aligned, you will want to make sure they don’t slip back into their previous positions. To prevent this from happening, retainers are used to anchor your teeth into place. Retainers are fashioned to fit your mouth with the correct alignment by taking a... Read more »

Brace Yourself, the Holidays are Coming!

Straightening your teeth with orthodontics can help you achieve a more healthy, aligned and attractive smile. With the upcoming holidays, Halloween, Thanksgiving, the month of December and New Year’s (to name a few), around the corner, your orthodontics treatment won’t take a holiday, so it’s up to you to remember why you are wearing braces.... Read more »

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 »

Soft Food For Braces: Squash Casserole

One of the bothersome things about braces is that you are food restricted to the things that won’t cause problems. You’re mainly allowed soft food. Well, don’t get down! There are plenty of delicious things you can still eat, and we’re here to help you find them. If you try out these recipes, we’ll guarantee… Read more »

Achieve Your Dream Smile Through Orthodontic Treatment

Orthodontics is the branch of dental care that addresses the unappealing misalignments that can occur in your smile. These tooth misalignments are known as malocclusions, or bad bites. The function of orthodontics is to correct malocclusions iso that you can have straight teeth, a healthier bite and the smile you want. Dr. and our team… Read more »

Options for Straightening Teeth

Back in the early days of orthodontics, there really weren’t many options available to straighten the teeth other than traditional metal braces. So, if you were sensitive about being called “metal mouth,” then you just went on without them until someone called you “snaggle tooth,” and then you got them. Today there are more options… Read more »

Inquiries Into Invisalign®

If you’re ready to take the steps to better oral health, visit our orthodontists for a set of orthodontic aligners to straighten any crooked teeth you may have. Through the use of an Invisalign® orthodontic aligner system, you can have the orthodontic care you desire with a sleek and modern treatment that can drastically improve… Read more »