Checking Your Smile

Ideally, orthodontic assessments should start early. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that children should be evaluated by an orthodontist by age seven. At this age, Dr. can detect any issues with jaw growth and development and emerging teeth. During your child’s orthodontic evaluation in , , Dr. will ask questions about your child’s past… Read more »

Don’t Let Braces Keep You from a Clean Smile

At , Dr. and our team are pleased to provide comprehensive orthodontics for our patients in , . Today’s blog is going to go over how to help you clean your smile properly while aligning your smile in braces. How to Brush Of course. we all know how important it is to practice excellent oral hygiene… Read more »

Are Braces Making Your Mouth Sore? Orthodontic Wax to the Rescue!

Is your smile often sore while you are straightening your teeth with braces? If so, Orthodontic wax can come to the rescue. Orthodontic wax is perfect for covering sharp areas of your appliance and providing relief from oral irritation. Of course, that’s only the case if you know how to use it. Today, our orthodontic… Read more »

The 3 Worst Treats for Orthodontic Appliances

As you may already know, there are treats that are very harmful to your teeth and braces. This is why it’s important to avoid eating them as much as possible. If you don’t, your appliance can be damaged and your treatment time can be delayed. So, to help you keep your braces in tip-top shape… Read more »

Important Information for Maintaining a Healthy Mouth with Braces

Your orthodontist, Dr. , installed your braces as a serious investment in realigning your teeth for a healthier mouth and an appealing smile. If you develop cavities on multiple teeth or some piece of your braces hardware is loosened or damaged, it will likely increase the time needed to achieve your new smile. Brushing and… Read more »

How Braces Straighten 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 »

Choose the Orthodontic Treatment That Is Right for You

With modern technology and its many advances, comes orthodontic aligners in all colors and varieties. No matter if you have never had braces before and simply desire to get your teeth straightened, or you a return member looking to get fitted with a sleeker model such as Invisalign®, the orthodontist here at wants to help… Read more »

Metal Braces, and Beyond!

Traditional braces, or metal braces as they are commonly known, have been around for ages. Only recently have the options for your orthodontic health care vastly increased. Everything from the size and shape to the braces, to the location and near invisibility of them, have sprouted up to offer individuals a wide array of options… Read more »

Enjoy the Upcoming Holiday Festivities While Protecting Your Hard-Earned Smile

At , Dr. and our team are pleased to share with you how important orthodontics is to a healthy smile in , . As part of October’s National Orthodontic Health Month, we want our patients to know that correcting a “bad bite,” actually results in a healthier mouth. So, in honor of October’s National Orthodontic Health… Read more »

Braces for Patients of All Ages

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 »