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 »

Find the Answers to Flossing Questions Here

Flossing is very important, and it’s even more important when you are aligning your teeth with braces. Now, sometimes braces make flossing difficult, which can lead to many different flossing questions. It’s important to find the answers quickly so you can properly and effectively clean your teeth and gums. Our orthodontist, Dr. , is happy… Read more »

Tips on Helping Your Child Prevent Tooth Misalignment

If you’re like many other parents in the world, you want to do everything you can to help your child have a straight and healthy smile. Well, our orthodontist, Dr. , has some good news for you: There are many things you can do to help your child meet those smile goals! Our dentist is… Read more »

Brushing Tips That Can Help You Clean Your Smile and Braces

Do you have braces? If so, you probably know how important brushing is. Brushing should be a top priority, especially because it helps you maintain a top-notch oral health, smile and orthodontic appliance. To help you properly and effectively brush your teeth when you have braces in , , our orthodontist, Dr. , is happy… Read more »

Overbites: What Causes Them?

When the upper teeth extend further than the lower teeth, this is called an overbite. So what can cause the jaws to do this? What follows is not a complete list of potential causes, but you may still benefit from this knowledge. We will start with the most obvious culprit: genetics. Overbites can occur because… Read more »

How Do I Care for My Braces?

If you want to achieve the smile of your dreams during your orthodontic journey, then you need to care for your braces. Caring for your braces can keep them in tip-top shape and can help you avoid setbacks during your treatment. So, our orthodontist, Dr. , encourages you to make braces care a top priority…. Read more »

A Fixed Retainer Can Help Prevent Relapse

Traditional braces are often used by an orthodontist like Dr. to address an underbite, overbite or another dental alignment issue. Th process requires a series of regularly scheduled adjustments to effectively tighten the orthodontic hardware. This will effectively alter the periodontal connective tissues that hold your teeth in position.   Once the alignment of your… Read more »