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 your teeth. When you wear... read more »

Top Tips for Keeping Your Orthodontic Braces Safe and Clean

If you wish for your orthodontic braces to correct your smile properly, it is important to maintain an atmosphere conducive to effective care. Do not put your teeth or your braces at risk with ineffective cleaning treatments. When cleaning your braces, treat them as you would your own teeth and continue to care for them every day. The first step... read more »

Are Malocclusions Affecting the Health of Your Smile?

Malocclusions, which are more commonly referred to as “bad bites” are the misalignment of the teeth which fit poorly together with the jaw. This dental condition has a variety of causes, many of which are often out of one's control. For a look at what kinds of malocclusions might be affecting your smile, let's take a brief overview: - Misplaced midlines occur... read more »