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 »

How to Care for Your Plastic Retainer

Do you have a plastic retainer, which is also known as a clear retainer? If so, you need to care for it regularly so it can care for your smile. If you don’t keep it in tip-top shape, there is a good chance it won’t be completely effective in keeping your teeth straight. So, to… Read more »

How Removable Ortho Appliances Work

When you need to align your teeth, you don’t always have to use a fixed orthodontic appliance. Multiple removable appliances are available to support you in having the smile that you want. We’ve aggregated a list of many of the current common removable orthodontic apparatuses for you to learn a bit more about your options:… Read more »

Cavity Prevention for Braces Wearers

You may have poor oral hygiene habits, or you may have genetically unhealthy teeth. Either way, chances are that you may develop cavities while you have braces. If this happens, the resulting necessary treatments may increase the number of adjustments you need to fully straighten your teeth. That’s why you’ll want to do everything you… Read more »

Your Child Needs a Retainer after Their Braces

Your child’s consistent adjustment appointments with Dr. will properly correct the alignment of their teeth. Once this is done, they can be removed. But that doesn’t mean the work is done. There will still be some residual tension in your child’s dental sockets. If not treated, this tension could allow their teeth to gradually drift… Read more »