Can a Straighter Smile Really Result in a Healthier Smile?

The question is often asked if braces can improve your oral health. Although it’s widely known that braces can greatly enhance the aesthetic appeal of a smile by straightening out teeth, it is not the only reason braces can be beneficial. Braces can also enhance your mental health by boosting your self-esteem and your self-image…. Read more »

The Time Is Now to Invisalign® Your Smile

Are you getting the orthodontics treatment you desire? Do you wish there was a treatment method that was safe, discreet, and could easily be molded to fit into your active lifestyle? Luckily, there is! With Invisalign® orthodontic aligner treatments, you can turn your frown upside down and straighten your teeth easily and effectively. The time… Read more »

Tips on Eliminating Bad Breath When You Have Braces

If you are aligning your smile with braces, there is a chance you might experience bad breath from time to time. This is completely normal, especially because food particles tend to get trapped in the brackets, bands, and wires of your appliance. When this happens, the particles promote bad breath. However, that doesn’t have to… Read more »

A Brief Overview of Getting Orthodontic Braces

Getting braces can be an intimidating experience for you or your children who need teeth straightened. We strive to make your experience welcoming and comfortable here at in , , so here’s what you can expect when you get braces. Your first visit will be fairly simple. Dr. will assess what kind of misalignment you… Read more »

How to Keep Your Braces in Great Shape

If you have orthodontic braces or need orthodontic braces, it is important to remember that you must care for your braces in addition to your teeth. If your braces are damaged they will not be able to do the job requested of them, and recovery time for your teeth will take much longer. As the… Read more »

Clean Your Braces like a Boss

You’ve likely heard it a hundred times now, but it bears repeating: if you don’t practice great oral hygiene when you have your braces on, you risk serious long-term damage to the health of your smile. In light of that, there are many different tools you can use that are designed specifically to help you… Read more »

Different Kinds of Braces You Can Choose From

Braces used to be the mark of the kid who was made fun of by everyone. They were large and clunky, a constant source of embarrassment. Fortunately, we’ve moved past them being social stigma, and braces themselves have come a long ways from being the clunky appliances they used to be. Now we have different… Read more »

Braces and the Holidays

One of the best parts about the holiday season is the food. From turkey to hams and everything in between, it’s a great time of year for those who love to eat. However, if you have braces, it can also be a challenging time of year. How do you eat your favorite foods without causing… Read more »

Ceramic Braces Are Attractive and Require a Little Special Care

The metal brackets, wires and other braces hardware can sometimes be visually awkward. This prompts many people with alignment issues to contact Dr. Goodson and explore more cosmetically appealing braces. One of the best ways to address these concerns is to have a ceramic coating glazed onto the braces hardware. The porcelain material can be… Read more »

Many Adults Are Embracing Braces for a Better Smile

It used to be a common cliché for braces to be used for teenagers who had misaligned teeth or an awkward smile. In recent years, more and more adults are embracing the idea of having braces installed on their teeth to improve the alignment of their teeth and the appearance of their smile. Even if… Read more »