Age Seven is the Perfect Age for Your Child’s First Orthodontic Checkup

If you ask most people what they think of when you mention braces, they will probably respond with a teenager that is afraid to show their smile or covers their teeth when talking or laughing. While that may be the common, pop-culture view of many people, it is not the best one. Even though a… Read more »

Six Leg Fun Run

Exciting news everyone! Six Leg Fun Run is almost here! This fundraiser is set up for Texarkana Animal Care and Adoption Center to help find homes and families for our animal friends. If you don’t have a pet, or would like to add to your family, or just crave a fun afternoon, please come by… Read more »

Types of Malocclusion

Braces and other orthodontic treatments are used to treat malocclusion, which means having crooked teeth or a “poor bite.” One’s bite is the way the upper and lower teeth come together. In a proper bite, the upper teeth sit slightly forward of the lower teeth. Few people have a perfect bite. Malocclusion is sometimes a… Read more »

How to Avoid Periodontal Disease While You Align Your Teeth

Gum disease is a dental issue that forms when the plaque on your teeth continues to live on your teeth and irritate your gums. Eventually, it can result in loose and lost teeth if it’s left untreated. Unfortunately, your smile is more susceptible to this disease if you have braces because it’s more difficult to… Read more »

Using Orthodontic Wax Can Keep Your Smile Happy in Braces

If you are currently wearing braces and find yourself susceptible to sore areas in your mouth, you are not alone. Thankfully, you can use orthodontic wax to help your smile feel better during your time in braces. Our orthodontic team is more than happy to help you! Your orthodontic wax is a handy tool that… Read more »

Information on How to Take Care of Your New Hawley Retainer

Dr. installed the braces in your mouth to adjust the alignment of your teeth through the course of regular adjustment sessions. Each adjustment applied progressive tension to the periodontal ligaments that anchor your teeth in their sockets. Now that your ideal alignment has been achieved, can remove your braces and you can enjoy your new… Read more »

Adult Orthodontic Options

Do you have crooked or crowded teeth? Do you worry that you are too old for braces? Orthodontic treatment is not just for children and teenagers. More and more adults are getting braces in , . At , we recognize that our patients have different preferences. Some prefer the traditional route of straightening the teeth… Read more »

TMJ Disorder: Tinnitus

Have you ever had a strange sound in your ears, such as a ringing, buzzing, hissing, chirping, or whistling? If you have, you’re far from alone, though the severity of the sound can vary. This sound may actually be the result of a condition commonly referred to as tinnitus. Many people notice the noise throughout… Read more »

7 & Up with Burson Orthodontics

As a parent, you want your children to grow up with a strong and healthy mouth. Starting with regular dental care from a young age gives them a great head start with that. We also recommend bringing your children in for an orthodontic screening by the time they turn 7. Most people associate braces and… Read more »