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 »

How to Spot a Malocclusion

Do you know how to spot a malocclusion? A malocclusion is a bad bite in which the alignment of teeth or your jaw is incorrect. If you suffer from a malocclusion, you may require an orthodontic treatment to correct it. Listed below are some common malocclusions that an occur with your smile: Other forms of… Read more »

The Basics of Cleaning Your Braces

If you wish for your orthodontic braces to serve you well, there are a few things you can do to ensure your teeth will continue to get the care they deserve. If you keep your braces in working order and keep them as clean as you would your teeth, your orthodontic care will go along… Read more »

The Teenage Oral Health Quiz

Have you ever had your teenage oral health assessed? The teen years are some of the most important years for your oral health because it is the time when your wisdom teeth grow in, completing the last of your permanent adult teeth. It is also a time when peer pressure and social status are at… Read more »

Is Invisalign® Right for You?

Have you ever wondered if Invisalign® is right for you? If so, you are not alone. Thousands of people have heard of the wave of success leaving beautiful smiles in its wake thanks to the power of Invisalign. That is why our team here at in , , is happy to talk to you about… Read more »