Achieve Your Dream Smile With One of These Four Orthodontic Treatments

When it comes to orthodontics, there are so many options to choose from, you may be wondering where to begin. Our , Dr. , offers a review of the four main types of orthodontic treatment to help you make your choice. Traditional Metal Braces Most people, when they think of orthodontics, visualize traditional metal braces… Read more »

Why Adults Should Consider Ceramic Braces

You have many options to choose from when it comes to orthodontics and straightening your teeth. There are considerations to think about, concerning each type of aligners, such as treatment time, cost, comfort, safety, and aesthetics, and whether your particular situation is amenable to ceramic braces.    At the office of , we offer ceramic… Read more »

Fixed Ortho Appliances and You

With the right dental tools, you can straighten your chompers, fix your bite, and craft a more beautiful smile. Dental appliances come in some different varieties, and in this post, we’d like to talk about fixed oral appliances. Braces. Braces are the most well-known fixed dental appliances, and metal braces are comprised of wires, brackets… Read more »

Why Get Braces?

You’ve probably seen people with braces. Do you ever wonder why they choose to get them? Dr. Bertha Dieguez and our staff at Dieguez Smiles in Birmingham, Alabama, would be happy to enlighten you. Braces were invented to correct a misaligned set of teeth and jaw. The traditional kind contains little brackets which are bonded… Read more »

Your Braces Will Need to be Adjusted to Correct Your Bite

Do you have new braces? Good for you! If you had allowed your uncorrected alignment issues to go without treatment, you would create several different issues. Besides an unappealing smile, you may also experience excess wear and tear on your tooth enamel and even an increased chance of suffering multiple dental fractures. Having braces installed… Read more »

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 »