A Brief Overview of Orthodontic Braces Process

We want you to know what to expect when you come get braces. While it can seem intimidating when considering braces for the first time, our expert team at works hard to make sure your experience getting your teeth straightened is as comfortable as possible. Your first visit will be fairly simple. Dr. will assess… Read more »

Braces Can Fix These Kinds of Malocclusions

Dentists and orthodontists have used braces to treat tooth alignment issues in teens and children for a long time. In recent years, more adults have begun seeking orthodontic care. Adult care could be the thing to give you a healthy smile. Some of the issues we treat are: – Spacing or crowding problems –Crowding teeth… Read more »

Cleaning a Fixed Retainer

Congratulations! Your braces are off and your teeth are finally straight, giving you that brilliant perfect smile you wanted when you started your orthodontic journey. However, just because your braces are off doesn’t mean you’re completely done with orthodontics. Often, you’ll need a fixed retainer in place to help keep your teeth right where they… Read more »

Orthodontic Braces Have Come a Long Ways

The days of clunky and embarrassing braces are over! Gone are the days of being made fun of for obvious and ugly contraptions strapped to our faces. The technology of orthodontics has advanced a great degree. We now have unobtrusive and incredibly effective braces of many varieties. Our orthodontist/dentist will help you choose which is… Read more »

Healthy Braces and the Holidays

Who doesn’t love great holiday food? This time of year brings out the best in people – and the best in food, too. However, if you have braces you may be worried that you won’t be able to enjoy all of your favorite holiday foods. So our team here at decided to put this list… Read more »

Invisalign® Can Benefit Both Teens & Adults

Are your teeth crooked or crowded? Do you wish you had a straighter, healthier, more beautiful smile? Ask Dr. how Invisalign® in Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Glendale, , can benefit your smile. Invisalign uses clear aligners to gently and discreetly straighten your smile over time. This system is a great choice for teens and adults alike!… Read more »

Braces Care

If you have crooked or crowded teeth, Dr. may recommend braces in , . Getting braces requires dedication on your part. Caring for your teeth while wearing braces will take a little more time. However, the end results are well worth the effort. How to Brush and Floss with Braces Braces and other orthodontic appliances… Read more »

You Will Need to Use Some Type of Retainer After Your Braces Have Been Removed

Now that your teeth have been adjusted and realigned into their new positions, your braces can be removed. However, there will still be some residual tension in the periodontal ligaments that are anchoring your teeth. If this tension isn’t mitigated somehow, it can start to pull your teeth back out of alignment in a process… Read more »

Ceramic Braces Are Less Noticeable than Traditional Braces

If your teeth are out of alignment due to overcrowding or under or overbite issues, it’s best to have braces installed to correct the problem. If they are not addressed, these issues could lead to significant complications later in life. You might be tempted to forgo having braces because of the awkward appearance of the… Read more »