A Fixed Retainer Might Be Necessary to Prevent Lower Teeth from Relapsing After Your Braces Have Been Removed

The braces installed in your mouth by Dr. and associates at the orthodontic clinic in , , represent a serious investment in correcting the alignment of your teeth. This has been done through the course of multiple adjustment sessions. Each one of these special appointments applied modest tension to the periodontal ligaments that anchor your… Read more »

How Can I Help My Orthodontist Give Me the Smile of My Dreams?

Your orthodontist knows what is doing when it comes to aligning smiles. However, this doesn’t mean provides these results alone. In fact, gets the help of patients, which makes it possible to provide the results they need. So, if you’re on your orthodontic journey, it’s important to help Dr. along the way. To help you… Read more »

Why Adults Are Aligning Their Smiles

Did you know that more and more adults are choosing to align their smiles? Well, it’s true! At our orthodontic practice located in , , we have helped many adults straighten their teeth with the help of braces. And it’s not just about having a nicer looking smile either, it’s about your overall oral health… Read more »

Be Mindful of Your Braces and They Will Reward You With a Beautiful, Healthy Smile

If you are investing time and money to straighten your smile with braces, you will want to take good care of your oral appliance as well as your teeth and gums. As your teeth shift into alignment during treatment, you will want to make sure that you don’t damage your braces and delay treatment time… Read more »

Teeth and Gums 101: Malocclusions

Do you wonder what a malocclusion is? A malocclusion is a misalignment within your mouth caused by ill-fitted teeth or a misaligned jaw line. Thanks to modern technology, malocclusions can be corrected with orthodontic treatments to give you a straighter smile. Listed below are some of the most common types of malocclusions: Incisor Malocclusions –… Read more »

The Different Aspects of Braces

There are several things that can cause crooked, overlapping, or crooked teeth. A person’s mouth may be too small for their teeth, causing crowding. In other cases, a person may have upper and lower jaws that aren’t the same size or that did not form correctly. This can cause an overbite or an underbite. If… Read more »

Am I Ready for a Retainer?

If you are getting your braces off soon, or are considering getting braces, at some point in time, we’ll talk about fitting you for a retainer. A retainer is used to help keep your teeth in place after your braces have been removed. Like braces, a retainer is custom-made for you. Unlike braces, a retainer… Read more »

Care for Your Braces So They Can Care for Your Smile

The secret to effective orthodontic brace treatment includes keeping them clean whenever possible. Care for your braces so they can care for your smile. If you need help cleaning braces, speak with your orthodontist about approved orthodontic cleaning tools. Standard dental tools should still be used on a daily basis to keep your smile healthy…. Read more »

Avoid Bad Bites by Correcting Malocclusions with Orthodontic Treatments

Avoid bad bites by correcting malocclusions with orthodontic treatments. A malocclusion, also called a bad bite, is the product of an irregularity or abnormality in your smile that has resulted in some form of misalignment with your teeth. Occasionally, malocclusions occur in the incisors, but crooked teeth can appear anywhere, and can even be caused… Read more »

Are Your Teeth in Need of Immediate Orthodontic Care?

Are your teeth in need of immediate orthodontic care? If you have any extreme malocclusions or misalignments with your smile, it can affect the function of your teeth and jaw in all the functions required of it. Misaligned teeth can make eating, chewing, and even speaking more difficult. Save your smile and all the benefits… Read more »