Tips on Caring for Your Hawley Retainer

If you have a Hawley retainer, which is a removable appliance that is made of plastic and a metal wire, then you need to take care of it if you want it to care for your smile. If you keep your retainer in tip-top shape, it can help you maintain the straight teeth you have… Read more »

Some Information on Removable Ortho Appliances

When you need to realign your chompers, you don’t have to use a fixed orthodontic apparatus. Numerous removable devices are available to aid you in having the smile you want. We’ve gathered a list of many of the current prevalent removable orthodontic apparatuses for you to learn slightly more about your available choices: Headgear. With… Read more »

All You Need to Know About Helping Your Bleeding Gums When You Have Braces

If your gums bleed when you have braces, then you need to step up your smile care. Bloody gums are a symptom of gingivitis, which is the first stage of a serious and dangerous dental issue: gum disease. So, it’s important to take good care of your oral tissues as you align your smile. Our… Read more »

Practicing Good Oral Habits in Braces Will Ensure a Healthy Smile

  Our team is delighted to be helping you align your smile in , . Our orthodontist, Dr. would like to take a moment today to ensure that you are taking good care of your teeth and gums while you are wearing braces. Our goal is to help you maintain your oral health along the… Read more »

How Braces Correct Malocclusions

The orientation of your teeth may be influenced by many different factors, such as genetics, dental structure, and certain medical conditions. This may cause the upper or lower set of teeth to stick out at an unhealthy angle. This is called a malocclusion. Two common examples of malocclusions are overbites and underbites. Braces will correct… Read more »

Before Installing Braces

The alignment of your son or daughter’s teeth plays a significant role beyond just the cosmetic appearance of their smile. An underbite, overbite, overcrowding, or alignment issue with their teeth can also leave them at increased risk of suffering problems with dental attrition or dental fractures on multiple teeth. If you are concerned that your… Read more »

Adult Braces and Your Oral Health

Today, braces aren’t just for teens and children anymore. In fact, more often adults are choosing to align their smiles with the help of modern orthodontics. At the orthodontic practice of in , , we are pleased to be able to assist our adult patients in creating as smile they can be proud of displaying. But braces… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Invisalign®

Do you need braces but want to retain the natural appearance of your smile? If so, Invisalign® clear braces might be right for you. Our orthodontist is certified to provide Invisalign braces to our patients. Here are the steps involved with Invisalign: Before taking images of your teeth, our orthodontist will want to make sure… Read more »

Tips on How to Keep Your Retainer Clean and Pristine

Your retainer is strong enough to keep your chompers in place after an orthodontic appliance shifted them. However, it’s not quite strong enough to handle poor care. This means if you want to maintain a straight, healthy, and stunning smile, then you need to keep your retainer clean and pristine. To help you do just… Read more »

What to Expect at Your Dental Checkup When You Have Braces

Little did you know, that your routine dental cleaning is vital when you have braces in , . This is because even more plaque and food particles can get trapped in the small grooves and crevices around your braces. If those areas don’t get thoroughly and professionally cleaned, there is a good chance you could… Read more »