What Type of Orthodontic Retainer Will You Be Wearing?

Now that you have undergone orthodontic treatment and your teeth are finally aligned, you will want to make sure they don’t slip back into their previous positions. To prevent this from happening, retainers are used to anchor your teeth into place. Retainers are fashioned to fit your mouth with the correct alignment by taking a... Read more »

Brace Yourself, the Holidays are Coming!

Straightening your teeth with orthodontics can help you achieve a more healthy, aligned and attractive smile. With the upcoming holidays, Halloween, Thanksgiving, the month of December and New Year’s (to name a few), around the corner, your orthodontics treatment won’t take a holiday, so it’s up to you to remember why you are wearing braces.... Read more »

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 »

Find the Answers to Your Retainer Care Questions Here

Retainers are strong and reliable appliances that can help you maintain the top-notch smile you have worked so hard for. If you have questions about retainer care, it can lead to improperly cleaning and caring for your appliance, which can result in an improperly cared for smile. You don’t want that, do you? So, our… Read more »

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 »