How Straight Teeth are Healthy

We’re all aware of how great a straight, perfect smile looks. But there are other benefits to a straight smile than just looks. That’s why Dr. and Associates at in , recommend you get braces. The health benefits will make your life so much easier down the road. But how exactly does a straight smile… Read more »

See Us Before You Try Whitening Your Teeth on Your Own

Everyone wants a whiter smile. A bright grin gets you noticed, and gives you a boost of self-confidence. But how should you go about getting and keeping a brilliant set of teeth? There is no shortage of kits, strips, and gels that claim to give you the smile of your dreams. But, not all of… Read more »

Antiseptic Mouthwash Cannot Physically Remove Material from Between Your Teeth

Making a conscious effort to floss at least once per day as well as brushing your teeth each morning and night is essential for maintaining a healthy mouth. With consistency this daily routine can help food particles, plaque and sugar residue to reduce the bacterial presence in your mouth. This reduces your chances of suffering… Read more »

Teeth with Traditional Braces Need Good Oral Hygiene Habits

The traditional braces installed in your mouth by ’s orthodontists represent a functional system capable of correcting your misaligned teeth. The metal brackets, wires and other orthodontic hardware components installed require routine adjustments. This will gradually stretch the periodontal ligaments that anchor your teeth in place. Any cavities that develop near a braces component can… Read more »

Peak Oral Health Levels: Cold and Flu Season

Ask the cold season comes and goes, you may experience up and downs in your health. However, to avoid any ups and downs in your oral health care, you should be continually cleaning your teeth and gums effectively every single day. Even if your oral health dips slightly while you are sick, you should still… Read more »

What Can Braces Do for My Smile?

Your orthodontist, Dr. , offers braces in , , because they offer many benefits. They can help patients reach a top-notch smile and oral health by using pressure to shift teeth into their proper positions. Generally, braces are made of metal brackets and wires. The brackets are glued to the front surfaces of the teeth… Read more »

Invisalign® Can Straighten Your Smile

Don’t look in the mirror and think that you can’t get the straighter, healthier, better-looking smile that you’ve always wanted! Orthodontics isn’t just for teens anymore. You can get the smile of your dreams at any age. If you are worried about keeping up a professional appearance while straightening your teeth, we have a solution… Read more »

If You Have a Cavity, a Dental Filling May Be for You

What is a dental filling? A dental filling is a restoration that is used to repair a tooth that has decay. The tooth decay is removed and then the dental filling material is used to fill the area and restore the tooth’s normal shape and function. Do I need a dental filling? Our s can… Read more »

Regularly Scheduled Dental Cleanings Are Important for Maintaining Teeth with Braces

Your new orthodontic braces represent a serious investment in correcting the alignment of your teeth, for a more attractive smile and a more efficient mouth. This requires successive adjustment appointments at ’s orthodontic clinic to gradually bring your teeth closer to their ideal alignment. Brushing your teeth each morning and night, as well as flossing… Read more »

Caring for Your Braces During Holiday Parties

This time of year is packed full of holiday parties. This is a great time to catch up with family and friends, win ugly sweater contests, and eat delicious food. Unfortunately, this might not be a great time for your braces. In fact, your braces could be in danger if you don’t take proper care… Read more »