What Are My Braces Options?

When it comes to aligning the smile with braces, you have many options. In fact, there are several treatments that can meet your needs and comfort and also give you the smile you have always wanted. To tell you a little more, our orthodontist, Dr. , is happy to mention the different types of braces… Read more »

A Clear Plastic Retainer Might Be Used to Help Preserve the Alignment of Your Teeth

Minor deviations in your dentition can potentially be corrected by some form of orthodontic braces. This could come in the form of traditional metal bracket and wire braces or clear plastic braces like Invisalign®. Even after your teeth have been fully corrected you will still need to take measures to preserve the alignment of your… Read more »

Your Child Should Receive an Orthodontic Consultation and Treatment at a Young Age

The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recommends that children first visit the orthodontic office by the time they are 7 years old. This is important because the teeth and jaws are developed enough for our orthodontist, Dr. , to know if there will be alignment issues that need treatment now or in the future. Most… Read more »

The Causes of Crooked Teeth

No matter how well we care for our smiles, there are still things in the world today that can cause crooked teeth. This is quite unfortunate, because a misaligned smile can lower the self-esteem and make life difficult–especially because it can promote dental issues and even make biting and eating tough. To help you know… Read more »

Take Your Oral Health Care to New Heights With Braces Maintenance

Although not all braces are equal in the maintenance they require, it is highly recommended to take the time to care for and clean your braces so they can continue to correct your smile. Take your oral health care to new heights with brace maintenance. For more information about cleaning braces, see below: – In… Read more »

The Oral Health Care Guidebook to Orthodontic Braces

Not all orthodontic treatments are designed in the same fashion, but the quest for straightening smiles remains true with all of them. If you would like to straighten your teeth with a set of braces, it is important to weigh all options and needs you may have along with your jaw health, dental profile, and… Read more »

The Three Stages of Invisalign®

Invisalign® is an innovative orthodontic treatment that can aid you in accomplishing the ultimate smile. It’s a wonderful choice for those with minor misalignment issues, particularly because the appliance used is barely noticeable to an informal bystander! The Invisalign treatment in Scottsdale, Arizona includes the subsequent three steps: Step 1: Your orthodontist, Dr. will start… Read more »

Sleeping with a Dental Guard in Your Mouth Can Help Prevent Bruxism Complications

Bruxism is a technical term associated with chronic night grinding. While this is often a side effect of unresolved stress in adults, it might also be due to allergy issues or other medical complications. Regardless of the underlying source, you should not ignore the threat posed to your oral health by unaddressed bruxism. It is… Read more »

Do You Know the Benefits of a Straight Smile?

Do you know the benefits of a straight smile? Getting your teeth straightened is one preferred way to ensure your oral health will remain in optimum shape for the rest of your life. With straighter teeth, you are able to care for all areas of your mouth easier, which can greatly lower your risk for… Read more »

A Retainer Will Be Needed After Your Child’s Braces Have Been Removed

Now that the routine braces adjustments have finally brought your child’s teeth into proper alignment, they can be removed. However, there will still be a small amount of residual tension in the ligaments holding each tooth in its socket. To ensure their teeth remain in this new position, your son or daughter will need to… Read more »