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 »

Malocclusions: “Bad Bites”

Malocclusions are also called “bad bites.” They are misalignments with your teeth and jaw. Bad bites can be caused by a number of issues: oral accidents, the environment, genetics, bad habits, improper oral hygiene, or a host of other things. Malocclusion types are differentiated as malocclusions of the front teeth, and malocclusions of any other… Read more »

Keep Your Braces and Smile in Tip-Top Shape While Playing Sports by Using Our Tips

If you’re an athlete who has braces, then it’s very important to keep your smile and braces in tip-top shape while you practice and play. This is vital because if you don’t do so, there is a chance you can suffer the consequences, like dental injuries, dental issues, and a broken appliance. To help you… Read more »

Why Adolescent Years Are the Best Years to Get Braces

Are you trying to decide when to get braces for your child? If so, you have come to the right blog. Our , Dr. , is happy to help you by telling you the best time to get your child an orthodontic appliance, and that’s in the adolescent years. The first reason why the adolescent… Read more »

All About Lingual Braces

Are you interested in knowing more about lingual braces? If so, our orthodontic team is more than happy to help you! Lingual braces are an effective appliance that can help you have the smile you are looking for. Our , Dr. , is happy to say 4.5 million people are currently wearing an orthodontic appliance… Read more »

Tips on Caring for Your Teeth When You Have a Permanent Retainer

Do you have a permanent retainer? If so, you need to care for your smile regularly and pay special attention to the teeth secured to the retainer. This is important because if you don’t clean and care for the area regularly, bacteria and plaque can grow around the appliance and promote dental issues. So, to… Read more »

How Braces Can Correct the Alignment of Your Teeth

Uncorrected alignment issues can leave you with an unappealing smile and an increased risk of dental complications. When your upper and lower jaws meet at an unhealthy angle or your teeth are crowded or spaced too far apart, you can suffer from dental attrition and even dental fractures. To correct this problem and prevent future… Read more »

A Quality Mouth Guard Is Necessary When Participating in Vigorous Athletics

Different sports vary in physicality and direct interaction with other athletes. Contact sports and other vigorous athletic activities that might cause bodily harm often requires the use of special protective gear. Many athletes are cognizant of the need for shoulder, knee, and elbow pads to protect critical joints. Some sports also require wearing a helmet… Read more »