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 »

Healthy Habits Make Healthy Teeth

When people talk about habits, we tend to think of the bad variety–like smoking or eating too much. But good habits that are helpful and healthy should be applauded and promoted. One of the best habits you can get into is a good oral health routine. A plethora of common dental problems can be eliminated… Read more »

How Much Do You Know About Treating TMJ Disorder?

Many of our patients have questions about TMJ disorder and how they can treat the condition if they have it. We are here to answer FAQs about TMJ disorder and treatment for your benefit. What is your TMJ? The TMJ, or temporomandibular joint, connects the jaw to the rest of the head. If it is… Read more »

After Correction by Invisalign® You Might Also Need to Use a Clear Plastic Retainer

Invisalign® is one of the more popular brands of clear plastic aligners offered to help adults correct minor deviations with the alignment of their teeth. In a short amount of time this advanced orthodontic system can provide you with a more attractive smile the realignment can also reduce your chances of suffering dental attrition and… Read more »