How Orthodontics Can Correct Your Bite Pattern

By now you are likely aware that keeping your teeth and gums free from tooth decay and gum disease should top your list of oral health priorities when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. But did you know that a malocclusion is another common dental issue that often needs to be addressed? Your original... Read more »

Orthodontic Care for Adults

Your smile is the first thing people notice when they see you. Crooked, crowded teeth or a misaligned bite can make you feel self-conscious no matter what your age. The good news is, with today’s advances in orthodontics, straighter teeth aren’t just for kids and teens anymore. Now more than ever adults are successfully straightening... Read more »

Braces at a Young Age

Getting braces at a younger age has proved most effective in preventing dental problems in the future. Permanent teeth start to typically come in about the ages of six to eight, and because the bones are still growing, it’s best to evaluate their tooth alignment at a young age to determine what orthodontic treatment is... Read more »

Common Bite Problems That Orthodontics Can Fix

The various orthodontic treatment options are more effective and comfortable than ever before. No matter the malocclusion issue that you or your loved one suffers from, orthodontic treatment can provide the answer. Dr. and our team have put together information about common bite issues for your reading pleasure. Overbite If you have an overbite, your… Read more »

Dental Hygiene During Braces Treatment

Great dental hygiene is imperative, particularly if you are wearing braces. Dental hygiene during orthodontic treatment can prevent issues like cavities under the brackets and discoloration. To ensure that you or your child are cleaning your braces and teeth sufficiently, Dr. and our team are happy to over instruction and advice. Rinsing & Brushing You… Read more »

Healthy Teeth and Gums Are Important for Teeth Being Corrected by Traditional Braces

Traditional braces typically incorporate metal brackets, wires and other orthodontic components that can eventually correct the alignment of your teeth. The process requires periodic adjustment appointments where our orthodontist will tighten the components to alter the periodontal ligaments that bond your teeth in their sockets.   Maintaining healthy gums and teeth throughout the realignment process… Read more »

What Can Cause an Overbite?

Overbites, which belong to a category of jaw misalignments called malocclusions, can occur for a few reasons. We do not list them all, but what we present here may help you keep your children from developing them. Thumb sucking, mouth breathing and even sucking on a baby bottle have the potential to lead to overbites,… Read more »

Additional Information About Orthodontics

Did you know that several oral health care treatments can be used to help correct spacing issues or misalignments in your teeth? These treatment systems comprise a field of dentistry known as orthodontics. Orthodontics can apply several different benefits and treatments to ensure that teeth that have been damaged over time due to misalignments and… Read more »

How to Properly Care for Your Brace-Less Smile

At , we understand that it is a long-awaited sensation to feel your smooth, brace-less smile after your orthodontic treatment has finished. For this reason and many others, getting your braces off is a moment of dental freedom! So, with your orthodontic care at , we help your smile become aligned, perfectly functional and absolutely… Read more »

Children’s Orthodontics: The Steps to Expect During the First Appointment

If your child has their first orthodontic appointment coming up, then our orthodontist, Dr. , would like to help you and your child prepare for it. The more you both know about the appointment, the less nervous and more comfortable you might feel at our office. So, when you and your child visit us, you… Read more »