How to Achieve Optimal Health During Orthodontic Treatment

As your teeth shift and move, it’s very important to take care of them as much as possible. Smile care is vital, especially during orthodontic treatment. So, if you’re interested in keeping your oral health in tip-top shape while you work toward your dream smile, our team is here to help you! We recommend doing… Read more »

How to Take Care of Your Adult Smile

Did you know that you can still suffer from dental issues, like tooth decay and gum disease, as an adult? Well, it’s true! If you don’t take proper care of your smile, your chompers and oral tissues are vulnerable to the major problems that can destroy your oral health. So, to help you take proper… Read more »

The Definitions That Will Teach You More About Braces

Braces are strong, reliable, and successful appliances that can give you the smile of your dreams. However, they can also be a bit confusing and overwhelming. If you think this to be true, our team is happy to help you know a little more about braces by providing the definitions to the following terms: Band… Read more »

The Not-So-Sweet Treats for Your Braces

Braces are strong, reliable appliances that change and shift your smile over time. Even though the braces can do these things, they can also be damaged very easily. One of the ways the braces can be damaged is by eating the following treats: Caramel Because caramel is so sticky, it is extremely dangerous for your… Read more »

3 Tips on Fixing Bad Breath While You Have Braces

If you suffer from bad breath while you have braces, we have some tips for you. The bad breath generally develops when you have poor oral hygiene, so it’s time to step it up a notch. As you eat, food gets stuck between your teeth and braces and it sends an odor into your mouth,… Read more »

Three Different Types of Retainers

Through the course of your routine adjustments, your braces moved your teeth into alignment for a more functional mouth and an appealing smile. Even once your braces are removed your teeth are prone to a process known as relapse. When this happens the periodontal ligaments anchoring your teeth try to pull them back into their… Read more »

Caring for Ceramic Coated Braces

Ceramic braces are just like traditional wire and bracket braces, except the wires and brackets are coated with a porcelain ceramic material that matches the enamel of your natural teeth. These braces represent a serious investment in improving the alignment of your teeth while also being inconspicuous. Damage to your braces can increase the total… Read more »

How to Have an Orthodontic-Friendly Thanksgiving Meal

Thanksgiving is a great time to gather together as friends and family and eat delicious foods and treats. However, it may be tough to eat your favorite Thanksgiving treats if you have braces. But we are here to help you identify and eat the best Thanksgiving foods for your teeth and orthodontic appliance. Main meal… Read more »

All You Need to Know About Your Toothpaste Options

Choosing the perfect toothpaste can be difficult at times, but we are happy to help you! As you walk down the oral hygiene isle at the store, it is best to look for and choose one or more of the following pastes: Fluoride Toothpaste Fluoride toothpaste is a great product that cleans your smile as… Read more »

The Best Tooth-Healthy Treats to Give on Halloween

On Halloween night, many people hand out hard, sticky, unhealthy candies to the ghosts and witches that knock on their doors, but they don’t realize that these treats can promote tooth decay in every child’s smile. However, there are things you can do to keep from being one of these people, and one thing you… Read more »