Holiday Foods and Braces

The holidays are coming up, and with them come parties, friends, and food. But as an adult with braces, holiday food can be hard. There are a lot of things you have eaten your whole life that you suddenly cannot have during this holiday time. You may need to skip that bowl of mixed nuts… Read more »

Got Braces? Here’s How to Prevent Plaque Buildup

As you may already know, cleaning your smile when you have braces can prove to be difficult. Unfortunately, this can create many problems, especially because it gives plaque the chance to gather and stick to the nooks and crannies of your teeth and braces. This can promote tooth decay, gum disease, and white-spotted teeth. It’s… Read more »

Consistent Adjustments Are an Important Part of Realigning Your Teeth with Braces

Each of your teeth is anchored in its specific dental socket by a series of very strong periodontal ligaments. After Dr. has installed braces in your mouth, you will need to return to orthodontic clinic for routine adjustments. Each of these important sessions will apply mild tension to your teeth and braces hardware to stretch… Read more »

Your Orthodontic Treatment Options

Only the rare person is born with perfectly aligned teeth. Orthodontics can make a huge difference for the majority of people, adults and children alike. There are several types of braces available. Speak with Dr. to discover which type best meets your needs and goals. Traditional Braces Traditional braces are made from high-quality stainless steel…. Read more »

What to Expect When Your Braces Come Off

After many months, your orthodontist has finally given you the news for which you have waited for so long…it is time to take your braces off! Congratulations! You have waited a long time for this day! What can you expect when it is time to remove your hardware? First, it won’t take very long. Braces… Read more »

Wearing Your Retainer

You and your braces have been together for many months. In fact, you may have been wearing your braces for years. The average amount of time people wear braces is around 22 months. When your orthodontist finally takes them off, you may think that you are done wearing appliances. The truth is, you are almost… Read more »

Take Your Oral Health Care to New Heights With Invisalign®

Have you ever heard of Invisalign®? Did you know that Invisalign is an orthodontic aligner system that contains some unique benefits and perks that are not often seen in orthodontic aligners? Take your oral health care to new heights with Invisalign. For more information about Invisalign, see below: – With clear Invisalign aligners, you can… Read more »

Oral Health Care Facts Blog: Braces Maintenance

When thinking about what you can do to improve your oral health, it is always a good idea to take the time to fix your smile if it should be suffering from any misalignment ailments or issues with braces. However, once your braces are set, it is still important to care for not only your… Read more »

Are You Self-Conscious About Aligning Your Smile? With Today’s Technology, You Have More Options Than Ever!

Dr. Laura Rothe and our orthodontic team in Elkhorn, Nebraska are proud to offer choices for our patients who are aligning their smiles. This means that you can choose, based on your personal needs and abilities, just how discreet or how comfortable you would like this process to a beautiful smile can be. Contrary to… Read more »

How Are You Treating Your Braces While They Straighten Your Smile?

At Skyline Orthodontics, our orthodontist, Dr. Laura Rothe is pleased to offer smile straightening treatments for our patients in the Elkhorn, Nebraska area seeking straighter smiles. An aligned smile is beneficial for your appearance and your oral health, as it corrects your bite and protects your jaw from undue stress because of malocclusion. So if you… Read more »