Caring for Your Braces by Watching What You Eat

Braces are very useful for realigning your teeth, but they do require some extra care. This includes watching what you eat more closely, otherwise the braces could get ruined. You will need to avoid foods that are sticky, hard or chewy. Another good tip is to judge whether you will have to really bite down… Read more »

The Benefits of Orthodontic Care in 2018

It’s the start of the new year, and it’s a great time to consider orthodontic treatment. There are many options available to you. But why worry about getting a straighter smile? Is it just to look better? The benefits of a straight smile go far beyond looks (though that is often listed as the primary… Read more »

How Can I Prevent Enamel Erosion When I Have Braces?

If you want a top-notch oral health when you align your smile with braces, then you need to prevent dental issues as much as possible. One dental issue to avoid is enamel erosion. Enamel erosion occurs when acid attacks the teeth and wears down the tooth enamel. This makes the teeth prone to tooth decay… Read more »

Is Your Smile Ready for Orthodontic Treatment?

Did you know that braces can be worn even if your teeth are straight? Braces aren’t just for straightening teeth, they are also used to correct bites that are crowded or crooked, also known as malocclusion. Whether your bite was thrown off due to tooth loss, sucking your thumb when you were younger, or injury,… Read more »

How Do Braces Move Your Teeth?

Have you been thinking about enlisting the help of orthodontics to straighten your smile? If so, have you considered wearing braces? Braces are not just for children, teens and young adults anymore. Aligning your teeth can not only improve your appearance but can also improve your oral health. In fact, according to the American Association… Read more »

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 »