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 »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have... 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 »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account... Read more »

Step Up Your Braces Care with Proper Orthodontic Tools

Your braces need to be kept in good shape so that they can continue to improve your tooth alignment and help you have a beautiful smile. We are here to help you learn how to clean braces and which orthodontic tools are effective in maintaining the quality of your appliance. Our orthodontists, Dr. Joseph Wilson… Read more »

Do You Need A Night Guard?

There are a lot of reasons why you’d want to wear a night guard. They’re used a lot more often than you’d think, too, with quite a few adults utilizing them on a nightly basis. What a lot of people may wonder, though, is whether or not they need a night guard as well. We… Read more »

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 »