Comparing Orthodontics Then to Orthodontics Now

Orthodontics has made huge advancements over time just for your convenience! Now, when you align your smile, you will have the comfort, success, and convenience you deserve. Here are a few things that have improved over time to make that goal possible: Orthodontic appliances now are better looking In the past, braces were made of… Read more »

Special Oral Hygiene Tools to Help You Clean and Maintain Your New Braces

Your new braces serious investment to effectively realign your teeth for a healthier mouth and an appealing smile. Cleaning away residual food particles and plaque through your daily oral hygiene routine is very important for preventing problems like tooth decay and gum disease. Left unchecked these problems would likely increase the amount of time you… Read more »

Your New Set of Braces Require Routine Care

The new set of braces fitted on your teeth by Dr. will realign your teeth for an even and healthy smile. Early on, the braces might take a little getting used to but a few minor changes in your everyday habits and mindful cleaning in your daily oral hygiene routine, you will get used to… Read more »

Tips and Habits to Prevent Damage to your Braces

Your braces represent a serious investment in improving the alignment of your teeth. A few minor changes in your daily habits can help you keep your teeth and braces clean, and reduce the chances of them being damaged. If something does break or come loose you should call us as soon as possible to schedule… Read more »

4 Tips on Preventing Gum Disease While You Have Braces

If you are one who wishes to prevent gum disease while you align your smile with braces, we have four tips that can help you. Gum disease is a dangerous dental problem that can result in loose and lost teeth if it is left untreated. It generally develops when the plaque on your smile remains… Read more »

What Do I Do if I Broke a Bracket on My Braces?

It’s very easy to break a bracket on your braces, and it’s very important that you do everything you can to help the situation and fix the appliance. Now the only way you can fix the appliance is by visiting your orthodontist, so it’s best if you make an appointment as soon as possible. Until… Read more »

Tooth-Whitening Toothpaste and Ceramic Braces

Ceramic braces are very much like traditional braces. The biggest difference is that the braces are coated in a ceramic material that can mimic the color of your surrounding teeth. This helps make them less noticeable. One of the minor disadvantages of ceramic braces is that they are also prone to staining over the long… Read more »

Orthodontic FAQ’s Part II

Now that you know the answers to the questions provided in the previous post, we are happy to provide answers to additional questions that will help you further understand the world of orthodontics. How do I know if I need orthodontic treatment? There are many signs that mean you need orthodontic treatment, and some of… Read more »

Braces for Young Kids

Generally, people wait to receive orthodontic treatment until they are in their teen years, but many don’t realize that they can get treatment as early as 9 years old. Early orthodontic treatment is very beneficial for many because the orthodontist can detect and treat subtle problems with jaw growth and emerging teeth. Orthodontists today recommend… Read more »

4 Ways to Achieve Your Perfect Smile

Do you wish you had options when it came to straightening your teeth? Well, you do! There are four different types of braces available in the orthodontic world today, and we are happy to help you know all about each treatment. Traditional/Metal Braces Generally, traditional braces are what most people think of when they hear… Read more »