What Are the Components of Braces?

Have you recently had braces recommended for your smile? You may be wondering how braces work to straighten your teeth. Our team is happy to shed some light on the subject. Brackets Brackets are small squares that are bonded to the front of each tooth. These brackets hold the arch wires that move the teeth… Read more »

A Prescription Snore Guard Might Help Address Problems With Chronic Sleep Apnea

It’s estimated by the National Sleep Foundation that roughly 40-million Americans struggle with some degree of sleep apnea. While chronic snoring and breathing interruption can certainly lead to poor quality sleep, unaddressed sleep apnea could to complications associated with high blood pressure, as well as an increased risk of heart disease and stroke. Symptom abatement… Read more »

Tips for Braces Care

If you have braces, it’s very important to take good care of them. If you don’t, your appliance, smile and entire orthodontic journey can pay the consequences. If your braces are damaged or become ineffective, then they can’t properly align your teeth and give you your perfect smile. If you don’t properly clean your braces… Read more »

Benefits of Orthodontic Treatment

Let’s look at the benefits of getting a straighter smile through orthodontic care. Orthodontic treatment is used to treat bad bites. Bad bites occur when the teeth are too crowded or crooked, or when the top and bottom jaws don’t line up correctly. Some people inherit these problems genetically, others experience oral injury, mistimed tooth… Read more »

What To Do In An Orthodontic Emergency

In recent years, there has been a lot of improvement in the functionality, efficiency and comfort of braces. Occasionally, however, there are still orthodontic problems. Some of these problems are loose bands or brackets, broken brackets or wires or wires sticking out. If you experience any of these, call our team at immediately. We can… Read more »

Improve Your Smile’s Appearance and Health With Orthodontics

Did you know you can improve your smile’s appearance and health with orthodontics? Well, it’s true! Having straight teeth can help improve your oral health in the long run, especially as you age. To help you understand more about orthodontic treatment, our orthodontist, Dr. , is here to give you some insight on how it… Read more »

Invisalign® Enables You to Customize your Orthodontic Treatment

If you have heard about Invisalign® and are considering it as an option for orthodontic treatment, we invite you to speak with our [dre_type] at to determine if Invisalign is right for you. Below, we offer additional information on how Invisalign enables you to enjoy a custom orthodontic experience. Invisalign clear aligners are a cosmetic… Read more »

You Might Need Professional Treatment for Your TMJ Disorder

Over time several lifestyle factors can influence the health and function of your oral structure. Sometimes a past dislocation of the jaw, chronic tension from grinding your teeth at night, or inflammation in the temporomandibular joints can cause significant discomfort. This can sometimes manifest as a pain in front of the ears or temples, as… Read more »

Travel Tips for When You Have Braces

When you’re traveling for the holidays, you need to keep your smile in mind. Little did you know, there are many things that can harm your braces while you’re visiting loved ones. So, to help you keep your braces in tip-top shape while you’re on the road, our , Dr. , has some tips for… Read more »

How Braces Help Your Smile

Braces are great options for people looking to straighten their teeth and align their bite. This has traditionally been the purview of children and teens, but more and more adults are finding themselves achieving more attractive smiles with the help of braces. Braces work by using brackets, wires, and ligatures (small rubber bands) that work… Read more »