Routine Adjustments Are an Important Part of Realigning Your Teeth

Your braces were installed in your mouth by your orthodontist, Dr. , to aid in the process of realigning your teeth. This will improve your oral function and give you an even smile. This is done by applying progressive tension to the braces hardware. This effectively stretches the periodontal ligaments that are anchoring your teeth… Read more »

Strong Tooth Enamel Is Important for Preventing Tooth Decay

Poor oral hygiene encourages the natural bacteria living in your mouth to cause problems like periodontal disease and tooth decay. A cavity is even more likely to occur if your tooth enamel has been weakened by acidic foods and beverages. One easy way to help prevent this from happening is to expose your teeth to… Read more »

Avoid Common Pitfalls With Orthodontic Braces

Avoid common pitfalls with orthodontic braces. If you have a set of orthodontic aligners or are currently considering getting them, it is important to remember that the secret to success lies in your quality care and effort put into caring for them. As long as you remember to care for your braces the same way… Read more »

Brace Yourself for Straight Teeth!

If your teeth are crooked or if you have a misaligned bite, Dr. may recommend braces in , . An orthodontic exam will be performed and our orthodontist will take impressions of your teeth, take photos of your teeth and face, and take X-rays of your mouth and head. Your treatment plan will be formed… Read more »

Get the Most out of Your Teeth

You may be practicing proper oral health care techniques but through no fault of your own, your teeth may be holding you back. If your teeth are not properly aligned, your oral health can suffer as well. Cleaning your teeth and gums is much easier if your teeth are in proper alignment. The orthodontist here… Read more »

Why Should I Have a Straight Smile?

If you are wondering if you should align your crooked smile, then our team thinks you should! There are many reasons why you should straighten your teeth, and those reasons are: Reason No. 1: You’ll finally love your appearance Usually, when you have crooked teeth, you feel self-conscious and embarrassed of your smile. So, if… Read more »

How Invisalign® Can Help Both Teens & Adults

Are your teeth crooked or crowded? Do you wish you had a straighter, healthier, more beautiful smile? Ask Dr. how Invisalign® in , , can benefit your smile. Invisalign uses clear aligners to gently and discreetly straighten your smile over time. This system is a great choice for teens and adults alike! Many adults have… Read more »

Braces for All

Do you have crooked teeth or a bad bite? Ask Dr. about how braces in , , can help you. Do not think that since you did not have your teeth straightened as a child that it is too late. Braces can help children, teens, and adults alike! Braces are can be made from different… Read more »

Your Braces Will Need to Be Included in Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

Your new set of braces are designed to effectively realign your teeth through the course of regular adjustment sessions. This represents a serious investment in improving your long-term oral health and the cosmetic appearance of your smile. Tooth decay and damage to your braces have the potential to increase the total treatment time with braces…. Read more »

Insights on the Three Common Retainer Options

Each one of your adjustment sessions with Dr. applied a modest amount of tension to the periodontal ligaments anchoring your teeth into their sockets. Each adjustment brought you teeth one step closer to the winning smile you will soon enjoy. After your braces have been removed, there will still be some residual tension in the… Read more »