Keep Up on Oral Hygiene When You Have Braces

If you want a successful orthodontic treatment, then you need to clean and care for your teeth, gums and appliance regularly. This means you need to have a diligent oral hygiene routine. Now, this might be a tough task if you’re not sure how to properly clean your smile and braces, but our orthodontist, Dr…. Read more »

The Benefits of Damon® Braces

Are you in need of orthodontic treatment, but nervous about the time and numerous adjustment appointments that traditional braces take? Ask Dr. if Damon® braces in , , are the right choice for you. Damon braces are self-ligating, which means that they do not need metal or elastic ties. This means that you can experience… Read more »

Living With Lingual Braces

As an adult with upcoming orthodontic treatment, you may be hesitant about having braces placed. Braces can mar the appearance of your smile, thus having a negative effect on your social life. Lingual Braces Ask Dr. about lingual braces. These braces have brackets that are attached to the backside of the teeth instead of to… Read more »

Your First Visit to the Orthodontist Should Be a Consultation

Are you putting off straightening crooked teeth, or repairing an annoying jaw alignment issue? For some people, taking that first step to fix the problem may seem a little daunting. The best way to ease into dental treatment is to schedule an appointment for a stress-free consultation. You can sit down with our and discuss… Read more »

Choosing Between Invisalign® and Traditional Braces

If your smile has been affected by bite problems such as gapped or crooked teeth and you are worried about its appearance, you may be interested in receiving orthodontic treatment. When receiving orthodontics, you can choose between traditional braces and Invisalign®, which offer unique differences. For example, Invisalign are one of the most popular choices… Read more »

Avoid Forgetting About Your Orthodontic Adjustment Appointment by Using Our Tips

Do you forget about your orthodontic adjustment appointment? If so, it’s time to try to be better. When you forget about your appointment, it inconveniences our orthodontic team and it even affects your smile transformation progress. So, do your best to remember your appointments. To help you do so, our orthodontist, Dr. , has some… Read more »

You May Need a Retainer After Your Braces Are Uninstalled

Here at , our orthodontist, Dr. , often uses traditional braces to gradually correct misaligned teeth. This process involves a series of regularly scheduled adjustment sessions. Each of these appointments will actively stretch and alter the periodontal connective tissues that anchor your teeth. Once your ideal alignment has been achieved, Dr. and staff can uninstall… Read more »

Traditional Braces Require Some Daily Care and Good Oral Hygiene

Uncorrected deviations in the alignment of your teeth can leave you with an unattractive smile and teeth that are increasingly prone to problems like tooth enamel attrition and dental fractures. Fortunately, the orthodontic specialists at can correct most dental alignment issues with traditional braces. Once the orthodontic components have been installed on your teeth, you… Read more »

A Clear Alternative to Braces with Invisalign®

Braces used to be the only way someone could achieve an aligned smile, but due to dental technology, that’s no longer the case. Invisalign, the clear plastic aligner, can be used with both adults and teens, and may decrease your treatment time, and be more comfortable. Read further about why you should check out Invisalign,… Read more »

Don’t Let Braces Keep You From a Delicious Holiday

To make sure you have delicious sweets to eat on your holiday with braces, try making them yourself! Here are some great ideas for braces-friendly desserts for your holiday get-togethers. Cake: Cake–as long as you avoid nut pieces, caramel, and candied fruit (sorry, fruitcake lovers)–is totally fine with braces. A well-made, simple cake can be… Read more »