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 »

How to Maintain the Quality of Ceramic Braces

Our orthodontist and team offer a wide variety of types of braces to help patients of all orthodontic needs have the smiles they want. We are pleased to provide ceramic braces as a cosmetic option for patients who want braces with a tooth-colored material that can blend with their natural teeth and have less chance… Read more »

A Tongue Stabilizing Device Can Help Minimize Sleep Apnea Symptoms

Chronic sleep apnea often causes significant snoring problems and occasional breathing interruption while sleeping. It occurs when the soft palate at the back of your mouth slips toward your throat. Without professional diagnosis and treatment sleep apnea can lead to other medical complications, including increased risk of heart disease and medical complications related to high… Read more »

Braces: How Do You Brush With Them?

Did you recently get braces? They may alter how you care for your smile. You should still brush your teeth, perhaps even more frequently than before, but you may have to adapt how you’ve do it slightly. We would like to assist you in making these changes to help you keep your dental health. The… Read more »

What Damon® Braces Can Do for Your Smile

Do you have crooked, crowded, or gapped teeth? Are you in need of orthodontic treatment, but hesitant about the time that traditional braces take? Orthodontic treatment can improve the health and appearance of your smile, so ask Dr. if Damon® braces in , , are the right choice for you. Damon braces are self-ligating, which… Read more »

AcceleDent® Can Accelerate Orthodontic Treatment

The difference that orthodontics can make for your smile is truly astounding. However, straightening your smile with braces can take a long time—one to two years, in fact. Luckily, there are quicker options available. Accelerated orthodontics has the same goal as traditional orthodontics, but with a quicker treatment time. Ask Dr. about AcceleDent® in ,… Read more »

A Retainer After Your Braces Have Corrected the Alignment of Your Teeth

In recent years an increasing number of adults with misaligned teeth have been seeking out orthodontists like Dr. to explore their treatment options. For a patient with a significant alignment issue will often recommend a treatment plan that incorporated traditional braces. This realignment process requires you to routinely attend adjustment appointments to gradually stretch the… Read more »

Align Your Oral Health Care Goals With Invisalign®

If you have ever desired to straighten your teeth, but are worried about the alignment treatments involved, fear not, as there are several options that can drastically improve your smile without the social stigmas often attached to having bulky metal wires and brackets in your mouth. If you would like a metal-free alignment system, speak… Read more »