Ideal Dental Hygiene With Braces

If you have crooked or crowded teeth, Dr. may recommend braces in , . Caring for your teeth while wearing braces is a little more involved, but well worth the effort. will take a little more time. Brushing Your Teeth With Braces Brush your teeth with a soft-bristled toothbrush using a gentle, circular motion. Brush… Read more »

Your Child Will Need Routine Adjustments to Tighten Their Braces

The braces hardware installed in your child’s mouth at Dr. ’s orthodontic clinic have been designed to realign their teeth to give them an appealing smile. This is done by tightening the orthodontic hardware at routine adjustment sessions. Each of these appointments will gradually stretch the periodontal ligaments anchoring their teeth in their mouth. Each… Read more »

The Fundamentals of Invisalign®

If you wish to improve your oral health, make the effort to improve the alignment in your smile. A wonderful choice for orthodontic aligners is Invisalign®. For a list of guidelines concerning Invisalign, consider this: – Invisalign forgoes the use of visually less appealing metals and wires, and instead, uses a specialized thermoplastic material to… Read more »

Try to Avoid Dental Stains with Braces

Brackets and other pieces of orthodontic hardware that make up your braces are often cemented onto the faces of your teeth with a strong dental adhesive. This is meant to bind them securely enough to handle the daily rigors of chewing food while also holding strong during your routine adjustments. The total number of adjustments… Read more »

Retain Your Straight Smile With a Retainer

Your braces were installed in your mouth by your orthodontist, Dr. , to reposition your teeth. As the teeth moved, the periodontal ligaments that anchor each one of your teeth in its specific socket were stretched. Once your teeth have attained their ideal alignment, Dr. can remove the braces so you can enjoy a better-functioning… Read more »

What Can You Expect from Your Orthodontic Braces?

What can you expect from your orthodontic braces? Getting your teeth straightened is an outstanding way to ensure your oral health will remain in optimum shape for the rest of your life. With straighter teeth, you are able to clean all parts of your mouth easier, which can greatly lower your risk for tooth decay… Read more »

Simple Things Can Help Prevent Damage to Your Braces

Your braces are designed to be durable enough to handle chewing most common foods. While they are meant to last throughout the realignment process, it is possible for a piece of hardware to suffer excess wear and tear or potential damage. If a component does become bent, damaged, loosened or significantly distressed, it could increase… Read more »

Use Invisalign® for a Healthier, Straighter Smile

For those who have crooked teeth or a misaligned bite, gaining a straight, beautiful, healthy smile doesn’t have to be a big hassle. With Invisalign® in , , you’ll know what to expect during the entire process. To begin the Invisalign process, have a consultation with Dr. and discuss your needs and goals. Our orthodontist… Read more »

How to Clean and Care for Your Retainer

Even though your retainer is made of durable materials, like metal and plastic, it still needs daily care and cleaning. If you take good care of it on a regular basis, it can help you maintain a straight, beautiful, and healthy smile. To help you keep your retainer in tip-top shape, Dr. and our orthodontic… Read more »

Braces Care

Orthodontics is used to straighten the teeth and correct the bite. This can improve not only the appearance of your smile, but the health as well. Now that you are undergoing orthodontic treatment, there are some things you should know about caring for your teeth and braces. Dr. and our team are happy to give… Read more »