Tips for Caring for Your Teeth and Gums While Wearing Braces

The number one goal for your oral health is maintaining healthy teeth and gums. This means practicing diligent daily oral hygiene habits such as brushing and flossing to remove plaque, along with routine dental visits to remove tartar, polish your teeth and check your gums. When you opt for orthodontics... Read more »

What Type of Orthodontic Retainer Will You Be Wearing?

Now that you have undergone orthodontic treatment and your teeth are finally aligned, you will want to make sure they don’t slip back into their previous positions. To prevent this from happening, retainers are used to anchor your teeth into place. Retainers are fashioned to fit your mouth with the... Read more »

Brace Yourself, the Holidays are Coming!

With the upcoming holidays around the corner, your orthodontics treatment won't take a holiday, so it's up to you to remember why you are wearing braces. With proper care, you can enjoy all the festivities by following a few helpful tips that will keep your teeth and braces safe and... Read more »

How Your Bite Pattern Can Affect Your Smile

By now you are likely aware that keeping your teeth and gums free from tooth decay and gum disease should top your list of oral health priorities when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. But did you know that malocclusion is another common dental issue that often needs to... Read more »

Orthodontic Care for Adults

Your smile is the first thing people notice when they see you. Crooked, crowded teeth or a misaligned bite can make you feel self-conscious no matter what your age. The good news is, with today's advances in orthodontics, straighter teeth aren't just for kids and teens anymore. Now more than... Read more »

Braces at a Young Age

Getting braces at a younger age has proved most effective in preventing dental problems in the future. Permanent teeth start to typically come in about the ages of six to eight, and because the bones are still growing, it’s best to evaluate their tooth alignment at a young age to... Read more »

Oral Hygiene with Braces

Since you can still be at risk for periodontal disease while your teeth are being aligned, it’s very important to take care of your teeth and braces during the alignment process. With so many nooks and crannies, it’s very important to keep an even closer eye on your dental health.... Read more »

What You Should Know About Orthodontics

Orthodontics may at first seem very intimidating due to many factors such as social pressure, thoughts of metal wire in your mouth, or changing your smile altogether. But we’re here to tell you that orthodontics can help you get the straighter smile you need and want. Braces not only straighten... Read more »

Are Clear Aligners Right for Your Teeth?

No matter your age, it is never too late to straighten your teeth. You may not have been able to afford braces when you were younger, or you may have been putting it off because you don’t like the idea of traditional braces. Clear aligners are a great alternative to... Read more »

How to Make Flossing Easier During Orthodontic Treatment

If you have braces, you know how important it is to properly and effectively clean and care for your smile and appliance during treatment. It’s important because food particles, plaque and bacteria tend to gather around the teeth, gums and braces and threaten to harm and damage your smile and... Read more »