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 »

Orthodontics: The Answers to Your Questions Regarding Flossing When You Have Braces

Do you have questions about flossing when you have braces? If so, it’s time to find the answers. Having questions about flossing can lead to an improper flossing routine, which can result in many dental issues and an affected orthodontic journey. So, our orthodontist, Dr. , would like to help you find the answers you… Read more »

Got Questions About Brushing When You Have Braces? Here Are Your Answers

Having questions about brushing when you have braces can be quite dangerous. In fact, it can lead to improperly caring for your teeth, gums and braces, which can severely affect your oral health and orthodontic journey. So, our orthodontist, Dr. , strongly encourages you to find the answers to your questions. To help you, is… Read more »

Got a Retainer? Here’s How to Care for It

If you have an orthodontic retainer, then you need to clean and care for it regularly if you want to maintain a top-notch smile. This is because your retainer keeps your teeth in the proper position, and if the retainer is damaged, it won’t be able to do its job. So, our orthodontist, Dr. ,… Read more »

TMJ: All You Need to Know About Treatment

Do you suffer from the TMJ disorder? If so, you likely experience pain, discomfort and limited function in the jaw joints. This can be quite inconvenient. In fact, it can make chewing, speaking and even swallowing difficult. If you’re like many others, you are looking for a treatment to solve the problem. Fortunately, there are… Read more »

Damon® Braces & Their Advantages

Do you have crooked, crowded, or gapped teeth? Are you in need of orthodontic treatment, but hesitant about the time that traditional braces take? Ask Dr. if Damon® braces in Texarkana, Magnolia and De Queen, , are right for you. Damon braces do not need metal or elastic ties, as they are self-ligating. This means… Read more »

Speed Up Orthodontic Treatment With AcceleDent®

The difference that orthodontics can make for the health and appearance of your smile is truly astounding. However, straightening your smile with braces can take a long time—one to two years, in fact. Luckily, there are quicker options available. Accelerated orthodontics has the same goal as traditional orthodontics, but with a shorter treatment time. If… Read more »

Healthy Foods for People With Braces

If you are looking into braces, do you want to know what foods you can eat with them? You would be in the market for softer foods, as most hard foods can cause some havoc with your braces. Fortunately, you might like some of these softer foods. If you enjoy meats, then you would want… Read more »

Reasons to Choose Invisalign® Now

When you were younger, you may have had lots of friends who wore braces, but how many of your adult friends today are receiving orthodontic treatment? There is a stigma that braces are only for children and teenages, but more and more adults are choosing to improve their smiles later in life. Thanks to cosmetic… Read more »