You Need to Take Certain Measures to Maintain Your Orthodontic Braces

Dr. Michael Emanuel typically uses traditional braces to correct misaligned teeth. He will use a special orthodontic adhesive to bond metal brackets to the faces of your teeth. This helps them work in concert with wires, brackets, and bands to withstand the tension applied during your routine adjustment sessions. You will need to return to… Read more »

Brushing Your Teeth While You Have Braces

Usually, it is a good idea to brush your teeth twice a day and floss at least once a day. Some people brush after every meal, and if you choose to do that, you should wait for thirty minutes after your meal before you brush, to give your saliva time to clean the acid from… Read more »

How Can I Prevent Having White Spots on My Teeth During Orthodontic Treatment?

The day you get your braces removed is a great day. This is the day you can finally show off your perfectly aligned smile. Unfortunately, sometimes white spots can appear on the teeth when the braces are taken off, which can result in a smile you’re not so happy about. The good news is that… Read more »

How to Help Your Orthodontist Give You the Smile You Have Always Wanted

If you’re on your orthodontic journey, you’re probably dreaming about the beautiful smile you’ll have at the end of the treatment. This is the case for many people. However, little did they know, their orthodontist doesn’t do all the work. In fact, the patients have to help their orthodontist provide the results they desire. So,… Read more »

What Should I Do If I Broke My Braces Away From Home?

Unfortunately, orthodontic emergencies and mishaps happen, even when you’re away from home. This is quite inconvenient, troublesome, and even stressful. Fortunately, there are things you can do to treat the problem and improve the situation so you don’t need to worry about your braces on your trip. Our orthodontist, Dr. , is happy to give… Read more »

Braces Don’t Just Align Your Smile

Braces don’t just align crooked smiles, in fact, modern orthodontics help your smile with a variety of oral issues. At the orthodontic practice of located in , , we are proud to help our patients of all ages avoid the pitfalls of poor oral health. If you have teeth that are crowded, or have a misaligned bite… Read more »

Orthodontic Braces and Your Smile

Is your smile in need of orthodontic braces? Do you have crooked teeth or a misaligned jaw that needs straightening to get the flawless smile you desire? If so, orthodontic braces can provide many of the tools and treatments you need to fix even the worst malocclusions. Straight smiles make happy smiles because a set… Read more »

The Facts You Should Know About Your Orthodontic Appliance

Little did you know, there is more to braces than their ability to align your teeth and give you the smile of your dreams. So, if you’re about to begin your orthodontic journey with braces in , , Dr. encourages you to know a little more about the appliance. To help you, is happy to… Read more »

Fun Facts About Cleaning Braces

Are you currently wearing orthodontic braces or thinking about doing so in the future? One significant reminder to keep in mind is the need to always make sure they are well cared for and properly maintained. Although braces seek to actively straighten your teeth, if they are damaged, they will not be able to function… Read more »

Uncorrected Alignment Issues Can Cause Dental Attrition and Dental Fractures

It’s not uncommon for a tough meat fiber, fruit peel, or small seed to get stuck between two of your teeth. Most of the time, the offending object can be washed away with a vigorous rinse of your beverage and a little play with your tongue. However, there are other times, when a piece of… Read more »