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 »

Halitosis: When to Seek Treatment

If leftover food particles or bad bacteria are the source of your bad breath, the solution is pretty simple: brush your teeth or gargle some mouthwash and it will go away immediately. Halitosis, on the other hand, is more difficult to defeat. Before you seek professional treatment, take a look at these dental issues and… Read more »

Caring for Your Smile after Braces

After your braces are removed, it’s easy to become more lax about caring for your smile. However, there is never a more important time to be vigilant about your oral hygiene. After all, you aren’t going through the alignment process for nothing, right? Here are some helpful tips to keep you going: – Wear your… Read more »