Sticky Foods and Braces Do Not Mix Well

If you would like to improve your smile, braces may be able to do it for you. They cannot do it alone, as they may need your help. One way you can help them is to watch what you eat closely. You may need to keep an eye out for foods that can put your… Read more »

Springtime Smile Bliss: Invisalign®

Keeping your smile safe includes always being aware of the risks that can cause dental damage to your teeth and gums. The more you are willing to do to prevent damage from occurring, the greater your chances of having a healthy smile for the rest of your life. However, if your teeth have ever rotated… Read more »

Can Malocclusions Cause Discomfort?

A malocclusion is a condition in which a person’s jaws are not quite positioned as they should be. You may know them as overbites, underbites or crossbites. Do they cause discomfort? Not in every case. People with more mild varieties generally feel fine. However, more extreme malocclusions can cause some discomfort, but such issues can… Read more »

Tips for Having a Good Spring Break with Braces

Do you want to have a good spring break this year? If so, then you need to keep your braces in mind. Doing so, as well as caring for your braces, can help you avoid problems and can help you have the easy-going spring break you want. So, our orthodontist, Dr. , encourages you to… Read more »

Simple Tips to Help Maintain a Clear Plastic Retainer

An orthodontist like Dr. can often correct minor deviations in the alignment of a patient’s teeth with a system of clear plastic aligners like Invisalign® or traditional braces. After your teeth have achieved their ideal alignment you can stop using the braces, or will uninstall the braces hardware from your mouth. However, there will still… Read more »

How to Treat Crooked Teeth

If you would like to know how to treat crooked teeth, then you have come to the right blog. Today, our orthodontist, Dr. , is happy to discuss the treatments that can help align the smile and boost the oral health. If you are interested in any of these treatments, please feel free to call… Read more »

Realign Your Smile with Invisalign® Malocclusion Repair

This dental innovation can help patients who suffer from malocclusion caused by crowded or spaced teeth. Malocclusion occurs when the upper and lower teeth do not align correctly, creating a misaligned bite and causing pain and discomfort in the teeth and jaws. Often malocclusion itself is caused by crowding and spacing in the teeth, a… Read more »

A Healthy Diet While Wearing Braces

With the start of a new year is a time of goal-setting and resolutions. One popular resolution is to choose a healthier diet. For people with braces, dietary restrictions on things like raw veggies and plain popcorn may cause a minor problem with this goal. However, there are still a lot of healthy foods to… Read more »

Oral Health Care Year in Review: Orthodontics

If you are in need of an orthodontic treatment, there are numerous procedures that can be used. Orthodontic treatments are designed to correct issues with misalignments with your smile, so visit us if your teeth are irregular or abnormally spaced or rotated in any way. Whether you need a long-term aligner to straighten teeth or… Read more »

How to Protect Your Braces

Your braces are designed to correct malocclusion and improve the function and appearance of your smile. This is done by applying a light amount of tension to the braces, which stretches the periodontal ligaments that anchor your teeth in your mouth. If any part of your braces is damaged, bent or pulled loose, it could… Read more »