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 »

The Clear Path to Straight Teeth

Invisalign® has been sweeping the nation in popularity, because of the thousands of winning smiles, it has left in its wake. Luckily, our orthodontist, Dr. with in , , offers Invisalign and is happy to share this information with you on the clear path to straight teeth. In a nutshell, Invisalign is an orthodontic system… Read more »

Taking Care of Your Retainer

If you wear braces, at some point you will celebrate the day when they come off. After your braces are removed, your will give you a retainer to wear. Your braces moved your teeth and jaw ligaments into the proper alignment. Your retainer will make sure that they stay in place and settle into their… Read more »

Orthodontic Treatment: The Problems That Appliances Can Fix

Orthodontic treatment is very beneficial. It not only aligns your smile and improves your oral health, but it can also treat many different types of alignment problems. To help you understand a little more, our orthodontist, Dr. , is happy to list the alignment issues orthodontic treatment can fix. Those issues are: -Overbite: This is… Read more »