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 »

How to Avoid Tooth Decay When You Are Aligning Your Smile With Braces

Tooth decay is a serious dental issue that should be avoided at all costs. Unfortunately, because the smile can be tough to clean, those with braces are prone to cavities. However, this doesn’t have to be the case for you if you don’t want it to be. To help you prevent tooth decay when you… Read more »

Traditional Braces Can Provide a More Attractive Smile

Improperly aligned teeth are at increased risk of dental fractures and chronic conditions, such as dental attrition. This can occur in conjunction with any cosmetic or aesthetic concerns. If your son or daughter is struggling with an unattractive smile caused by poorly aligned teeth, you should consider setting up a braces consultation with a qualified… Read more »

All You Need to Know About Lingual Braces

If you’re interested in knowing about lingual braces, you have come to the right blog. Today, our , Dr. , is happy to tell you about this effective appliance that can give you the smile of your dreams. Many people love lingual braces because they are difficult to see. This isn’t because they are tooth… Read more »

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 »