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 »

Invisalign® 101

A straight, beautiful smile is something that everyone wants. And rightfully so, since a good smile can do wonders for your appearance and self-esteem. It’s been proven multiple times that those with great smiles are more confident in social and professional situations. Getting that smile, though, isn’t an ideal process. Most people think the only… Read more »

Brushing and Flossing Around Braces

When you have braces, cleaning them can be more extensive than just brushing and flossing your teeth. However, since braces can help you have a more attractive smile, the extra time can be worth it. The braces may pose an interesting challenge, as they can obstruct normal brushing and flossing. As you consider the following… Read more »

Prevent a Braces Emergency With an Orthodontic Mouth Guard

Playing sports while wearing braces can be a little scary, especially if you are worried about injury, but our team is here to help you protect your orthodontic and your smile from any harm. We are pleased to answer questions about playing sports while wearing an orthodontic mouth guard to prevent damage. Should I play… Read more »

Issues That May Be Caused by a Malocclusion

Sometimes, our teeth do not get aligned correctly. This is called a malocclusion, which you may know as either an overbite, underbite or crossbite. While they may not help us look fancy, they may not be cause for much concern. Sometimes, the misalignment can be more extreme, which can cause a few issues. The place… Read more »

Have a Good Easter With Aligners by Using Our Tips

Easter is a great holiday filled with yummy treats, Easter egg hunts and family time. If you’re like our orthodontic team, you want the best Easter possible. Unfortunately, if you’re not careful, you can experience problems with your orthodontic aligners. This can put a damper on the holiday. So, our orthodontist, Dr. , encourages you… Read more »

What Happens After You Get Braces on Your Teeth?

So, you’ve gotten braces. What will your life be like now that they are going to be a part of your mouth for a time? Well, it is important to know how to properly take care of them, and how to work around them in your daily routine. Eating You can rest assured that one… Read more »