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 »

Dental Attrition Problems Might Require Correction from Orthodontic Braces

Ideally, each of your teeth should meet with its partners in your dentition to maximize the relationship between the biting surface of each teeth. This is an important component of healthy oral function. Unfortunately, the natural processes of aging and other environmental factors can cause minor deviations to develop in the alignment of your teeth…. Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions About Orthodontics

Our orthodontists and team are thrilled that you have chosen for your family’s orthodontic needs. You may have some questions going into treatment, or preparing your child for treatment, and we are more than happy to help! When Should I Bring My Child in for an Orthodontic Exam? Although we see patients from the age… Read more »

How to Treat Cavities When You Have Braces

When you align your smile with braces, it’s important to keep your teeth and gums in tip-top shape so you don’t suffer cavities during your journey. However, sometimes that’s a tough task to accomplish and cavities end up forming on the chompers. Our orthodontist, Dr. , is happy to help you know what happens next… Read more »

How to Remove Plaque from Your Orthodontic Retainer

Because your retainer is in your mouth so often, bacteria and calcium deposits (plaque) tend to gather and live on the hardware. If you don’t remove these substances from the retainer regularly, it can pose a threat to the health of your smile and it can even promote bad breath. So, please remove the plaque… Read more »

The Reasons Why Your Chompers are Sore After Your Braces Adjustment

Are you wondering why your teeth are sore, tender, and sensitive after an adjustment appointment? If so, our orthodontist, Dr. , is more than happy to help you! The discomfort you feel is normal. In fact, it’s a good sign; it means the teeth are shifting and changing. To explain the reasons behind the discomfort,… Read more »

The Oral Health Care Compendium to Orthodontics

Are you aware that orthodontists require additional training beyond traditional dentistry? Orthodontics requires additional education to allow complex treatments to be given to patients to restore crooked or misaligned smiles. Although not all treatments are the same, orthodontic treatments are designed to straighten teeth. This includes aligners, braces, and retainers. If you suffer from a… Read more »

Q&A About Dental Crowns

Dental crowns can help your smile in a myriad of ways. However, they might be a little confusing and even overwhelming if you’re not sure about the details on dental crowns. So, to help you know a little more about this restoration, our dental team are happy to give you the answers to certain questions… Read more »

Bent or Damaged Braces Need to Be Repaired by an Orthodontist

The hardware components of your braces are meant to hold the necessary tension to gradually correct the position and alignment of your teeth. They are intended to have the strength to handle biting and chew most foods. However, excessively sticky and hard foods can potentially bend, damage, or loosen multiple braces components. When this happens… Read more »