Early Orthodontic Treatment Benefits Your Child’s Growing Smile

When your child comes in for early orthodontic treatment, it’s usually not just because their teeth are not aligned. Because of this misalignment, this can lead to poor facial development or other health problems. If your child’s developing jaws and face don’t grow correctly, there may be health issues that affect their sleep quality and... Read more »

Tips for Caring for Your Teeth and Gums While Wearing Braces

The number one goal for your oral health is maintaining healthy teeth and gums. This means practicing diligent daily oral hygiene habits; specifically, brushing and flossing to remove plaque along with routine dental visits to remove tartar (hardened plaque), polish your teeth and have your gums checked. When you opt for orthodontics to straighten your... Read more »

What Type of Orthodontic Retainer Will You Be Wearing?

Now that you have undergone orthodontic treatment and your teeth are finally aligned, you will want to make sure they don’t slip back into their previous positions. To prevent this from happening, retainers are used to anchor your teeth into place. Retainers are fashioned to fit your mouth with the correct alignment by taking a... Read more »

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

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 »