What Are Malocclusions?

A malocclusion, typically called a “bad bite,” is the result of misaligned teeth that fail to fit together properly. This can cause all sorts of ailments and disorders within your mouth and even your jaw. The causes of malocclusions are wide ranging and vary from person to person, but they can be fixed with a… Read more »

Orthodontic Aligner Treatments with Braces

Orthodontic aligner treatments are a wonderful choice for individuals who are looking to improve their smiles. Not only can orthodontic treatments like braces improve the look of your smile, but it can also improve the quality, function, and health of your entire mouth. Oftentimes, teeth that have malocclusions are more at risk for additional damage…. Read more »

Are You the Perfect Candidate for an Orthodontic Alignment?

Oftentimes, misalignments occur through no fault of our own, and in many cases, grow in that way due to a variety of factors. Fortunately, orthodontic treatments exist to slowly move the teeth into their natural alignment. With braces, your teeth can be slowly manipulated and moved into a more natural alignment for a better smile… Read more »

Orthodontic Exam

Ideally, orthodontic assessments should start early. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that children should be evaluated by an orthodontist by age seven. At this age, Dr. can detect any issues with the developing jaw and teeth. Most children begin orthodontic treatment between the ages of 9 and 14. During your child’s orthodontic evaluation, Dr…. Read more »

Do You Suffer from an Oral Misalignment Issue?

Oftentimes, misalignments in your smile are caused by factors beyond your control. Even genetics or random uncontrollable environmental factors could be the cause of damage to your dental profile. Fortunately, there are many services and orthodontic procedures available that can straighten your teeth for a healthy and happy smile. Do you suffer from an oral… Read more »

Your Orthodontic Treatments

It can be intimidating to get braces to straighten your teeth or your children’s teeth. Here at in Allen and Dallas, , we strive to make your orthodontic treatment as comfortable as possible. Here’s what you can expect during your treatment while getting braces. During the initial visit, Dr. will assess what the alignment problem… Read more »

Making the Most of Your Braces

Did you know you can make the most of your braces by treating them correctly with proper care? Well, it’s true! Braces can help your teeth adjust into ideal proper alignment. However, neglecting your braces will only increase the duration time of treatment. That is why it is vital to make the most of your… Read more »

Keep Your Braces in Great Shape for the Holiday Season

Keep your braces in great shape for the holiday season. As the winter festivities sweep across our lands, protect your braces as you would any other time of year. With the advent of more treats bound to come your way, keep your oral health care in mind. If you are wearing any type of permanently… Read more »

Orthodontics: The Process of Invisalign®

Invisalign® is a successful orthodontic treatment that can help you work toward your perfect smile without using a noticeable appliance. This is a great option for both teens and adults. If you’re interested in this treatment, please call our office today at and schedule an appointment. If this treatment is the best option for you,… Read more »

How to Keep Your Braces Strong and Clean

If you have braces, you can be more susceptible to tooth decay, because some areas of your teeth are harder to clean. Braces require additional effort to safely and effectively clean the corners of your mouth. They are great for straightening teeth, but they are not a barrier for preventing cavities. You still have to… Read more »