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 »

You Can Significantly Improve Your Smile in a Short Amount of Time with Invisalign®

Imperfections in the alignment of your teeth can leave you feeling awkward in social settings. Fortunately, Invisalign® in , , can significantly improve your smile in as little as six to eight weeks. Dr. starts the treatment for Invisalign® with a thorough examination of your mouth. This will help define your alignment goals and treatment… Read more »

Ceramic Braces Are Harder to Notice but Still Require Daily Care

As the name implies, ceramic coated braces have a porcelain-ceramic material glazed onto the metal brackets, wires, and other key pieces of hardware. The ceramic glaze can be perfectly shaded to match your natural tooth enamel, making it hard for the casual observer to even notice you have braces. While these braces are rather durable,… Read more »

Thank the 80s for Tooth-Colored Braces

When you think about the 80s, what comes to mind? Big hair? Incredible music? Groundbreaking movies like The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,orBetter Off Dead? If that’s what you recall from the 80s, you’re like nearly everyone else who loves and appreciates what that decade did for our culture, even though we’re nearly 40… Read more »

Ceramic Coated Braces Can Be Shaded to Match Your Natural Tooth Enamel

There are several different variations of braces that Dr. can present for you. Some people are attracted to ceramic coated braces, because the porcelain-ceramic material can be shaded to match natural tooth enamel. This makes it harder for the casual observer to even notice the braces. Even though the ceramic coating and the metal hardware… Read more »

3 Types of Retainers for Kids

Your child’s braces can now be removed, now that our team has successfully brought your child’s teeth into their ideal alignment. However, once their braces are gone, a retention phase is required to make sure their teeth retain their ideal alignment over the long haul. There will still be some residual tension in the periodontal… Read more »

Adults Can Use Braces to Improve the Alignment Your Teeth

Wearing braces is commonly thought of as something reserved for awkward teenagers that need to improve their smile. However, in recent years, more and more adults have turned to having some manner of braces installed on their teeth to address alignment issues in their smile, as well as a host of other factors. Here are… Read more »

Installing Braces to Address Alignment Issues for Adults

While most people think of braces as being something used to give teenagers a better smile, more and more adults are having install braces to improve their smile or to correct certain alignment issues. It’s not uncommon for the natural processes of aging to cause one or more teeth to become misaligned. This is even… Read more »

Special Tools to Help Clean Your Braces

The new braces installed in your mouth by represent a serious investment in adjusting your teeth for a more appealing smile and better functioning mouth. By keeping them clean as part of your daily oral hygiene routine, you help to prevent issues with gum disease and tooth decay. Complications caused by these problems can increase… Read more »