Why Flossing is Vital for a Top-Notch Smile When You Have Braces

If you would like to know why flossing is vital when you are aligning your teeth with braces, then our orthodontist, Dr. Donald W Linck II, is more than happy to help you. It’s important to floss as often as possible when you have braces. Typically, you should floss at least once a day, but… Read more »

Headgear 101

Is your child getting braces? There’s a chance that your orthodontist, Dr. Donald W Linck II, might suggest also wearing headgear for a portion of their orthodontic treatment. Headgear is the term for an external orthodontic appliance that applies extra force to guide the growth of the face and jaw. It is usually only given… Read more »

Tips on How to Handle Bleeding Gums When You Have Braces

If you experience bleeding gums when you have braces, especially when you clean your smile or eat, then it’s a sign you might have gum disease and you need to take better care of your smile. In fact, it’s very important to restore your oral health as soon as possible. So, to help you, our… Read more »

Healthy Smile Tips for When You Have Braces

If you want a healthy smile when you have braces, then there are things you need to do to keep your teeth and gums in tip-top shape. It’s not as tough as it sounds. Our orthodontist, Dr. , is happy to help you by giving you the tips and information you need. First, care for… Read more »

Your Child May Need Braces to Prevent Dental Problems in Adulthood

The average child has 20 primary teeth. As their jaw structure expands these teeth are gradually lost to make room for the 32 permanent teeth that will need to serve them throughout their adult life. Preserving the health and integrity of these teeth can have a serious impact on your son or daughter’s long term… Read more »

The Advantages of Orthodontic Braces

With the help of , you’ll be on the path to a straighter smile. Braces can set crooked teeth straight once more and repair your misaligned smile. Listed below are some of the advantages of braces: – Many misalignments may be the result of malocclusions, also called bad bites, which can affect your smile in… Read more »

Tips on Properly Using and Caring for Your Braces Elastics

During your orthodontic treatment, there are steps you need to take to further change and shift your smile, and using elastics is one of those steps. However, this step will only benefit your smile if you properly use and care for the elastics. So, to help you do so, our orthodontist, Dr. , is happy… Read more »

What Happens When Your Braces Come Off?

When you get braces, they may be a part of your life for many months, or even a year or two. But at some point, your braces will have finished their job and it will be time for them to come off. When your orthodontist decides that it is time to remove the braces, they… Read more »

Oral Health Essentials: Invisalign®

Are you seeking to correct your teeth and achieve a straighter smile with the help of orthodontic aligners? If so, you will need an orthodontic treatment system to get a set of crooked teeth back into alignment. One highly effective and well-received system to consider is Invisalign®. Thanks to their metal-free design, they can blend… Read more »

Your Diet When You Have Braces

Did you know the foods you eat can affect your braces? Well, it’s true, unfortunately. This means you need to watch what you eat while you are aligning your smile. To help you keep your braces in tip-top shape while you eat, Dr. and our dental team are happy to give you details about the… Read more »