Using Invisalign® to Straighten Your Smile

Many adults who were unable to have orthodontic work done when they were younger are looking to have that work done now that they are older. While there are many benefits to having a straight smile, some adults may shy away from braces. They may not like the idea of limiting their diet to braces-friendly… Read more »

You Should Never Attempt to Repair a Bent Braces Wire

The braces installed in your mouth at Dr. ’s orthodontic clinic incorporate several different components. They include brackets that are cemented onto the faces of your teeth and secured to a sturdy interlocking wire. Many braces also include bands, spacers, and other small orthodontic components. If you frequently consume sticky foods, like candy, taffy, or… Read more »

Your Orthodontist Loves Working with Adult Patients—Here’s Why

If you’re hesitant to align your smile because you’re afraid you’re too old for treatment, it’s time to think differently. Whether you believe it or not, your orthodontist, Dr. , loves helping adults achieve the smiles of their dreams. There are many reasons why this is the case. First, adults follow instructions. When we ask… Read more »

Taking Care of Your New Braces

Your new braces have a big job to do: realigning your teeth. Despite that, taking care of your braces is fairly easy, so don’t be intimidated by all of that metal looking back at you in the mirror. First, don’t forget to see your regular dentist. Even with your braces on, your teeth still need… Read more »

Are Braces Good for Your Oral Health?

We all know that braces are good for creating aligned smiles to improve one’s appearance. But are they good for your oral health? At the orthodontic practice of located in , , we are pleased to share with you today how aligning your smile benefits your oral health. First, let’s take a look at what… Read more »

Foods to Avoid to Protect Your Smile in Braces

Not all smiles are designed to withstand the same level of wear as others. However, damage prevention is key for everybody, especially when it comes to protecting your smile in braces, so it goes without saying that you should continue to do your part in keeping your smile safe by eating healthy and avoiding hazardous… Read more »

The Perks of Invisalign®

Malocclusion is defined as crooked teeth or a misaligned bite. If you have malocclusion, Dr. may recommend Invisalign® in , , to help you reach a straight, healthy, beautiful smile. Invisalign is a set of aligners that is designed specifically for your smile. Straightening your teeth with Invisalign has many benefits, including: – Invisalign uses… Read more »

What is the Cause of Your Stinky Breath?

Do you feel you have bad breath that doesn’t go away? If so, you are not alone. Bad breath can feel embarrassing, which is why our team here at in , , is happy to give you advice on the causes of your bad breath, so you can treat it properly. There are several things… Read more »

Orthodontics Origins

Braces have been found to date back to ancient times in Egyptian and Roman societies and different philosophers’ findings. The evolution of orthodontics has progressed into the teeth straightening methods we use today. wants to help you give your best and straightest smile as well as some history on the origins of orthodontics. Archaeologists have… Read more »

Is Your Smile Ready for an Upgrade?

Is your smile ready for an upgrade? Cleaning your teeth should be a task that everyone undertakes in order to sustain a happy smile with optimum oral health. Likewise, if you do not clean your orthodontic treatments, including your braces, they will not be able to function and your overall treatment time will increase. Listed… Read more »