What Type of Orthodontic Retainer Will You Be Wearing?

Now that you have undergone orthodontic treatment and your teeth are finally aligned, you will want to make sure they don’t slip back into their previous positions. To prevent this from happening, retainers are used to anchor your teeth into place. Retainers are fashioned to fit your mouth with the correct alignment by taking a... Read more »

Brace Yourself, the Holidays are Coming!

Straightening your teeth with orthodontics can help you achieve a more healthy, aligned and attractive smile. With the upcoming holidays, Halloween, Thanksgiving, the month of December and New Year’s (to name a few), around the corner, your orthodontics treatment won’t take a holiday, so it’s up to you to remember why you are wearing braces.... Read more »

How Orthodontics Can Correct Your Bite Pattern

By now you are likely aware that keeping your teeth and gums free from tooth decay and gum disease should top your list of oral health priorities when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. But did you know that a malocclusion is another common dental issue that often needs to be addressed? Your original... Read more »

Orthodontic Care for Adults

Your smile is the first thing people notice when they see you. Crooked, crowded teeth or a misaligned bite can make you feel self-conscious no matter what your age. The good news is, with today’s advances in orthodontics, straighter teeth aren’t just for kids and teens anymore. Now more than ever adults are successfully straightening... Read more »

Braces at a Young Age

Getting braces at a younger age has proved most effective in preventing dental problems in the future. Permanent teeth start to typically come in about the ages of six to eight, and because the bones are still growing, it’s best to evaluate their tooth alignment at a young age to determine what orthodontic treatment is... Read more »

The Reasons to Spring for Orthodontics

This spring, why not prepare your smile for a new adventure? If you are thinking about aligning your teeth, now could be an excellent time! There are many reasons to choose orthodontics. Aligned teeth can improve your oral health and the appearance of your smile, giving you a healthy and beautiful result. Our , Dr…. Read more »

Dental Hygiene During Orthodontic Treatment

Dental hygiene is always important, but it is perhaps more so if you are wearing braces. Dental hygiene during orthodontic treatment can prevent issues like cavities under the brackets and discoloration. To ensure that you or your child are cleaning your braces and teeth properly, Dr. and our team are happy to over instruction and… Read more »

How Braces Work

Have you recently had braces recommended for your smile? You may be wondering how braces work to straighten your smile. Our team is happy to shed some light on the subject. Brackets Brackets are small squares that are bonded to the front of each tooth or are attached with orthodontic bands. These brackets hold the… Read more »

Traditional Braces Can Help Control Widely Spaced Teeth

Your child’s body goes through a wide range of changes throughout their first two decades of life. This also includes their permanent teeth replacing the primary teeth that served them during early childhood. Some children will have two or more permanent teeth emerge at a pint where the surrounding bone structure is still developing. This… Read more »

How Do Overbites Happen?

Do you or your children have overbites? Do you wonder how this could have happened? If so, we can help you understand some of the probable causes and what can be done to treat the issue. There are a few things that can lead to the development of an overbite. A lot of these can… Read more »