Cleaning Your Teeth While You Have Braces

If you are a have new set of braces, you only see metal when you smile. You may be wondering how you are going to brush your teeth when it seems like you can’t even see them. But brushing your teeth while you have your braces is not only possible, but it will be more… Read more »

Getting the Smile You Want with Clear Aligners

Most people think that aligning the smile is something that only works for high school or junior high students. However, more people of all ages are choosing to straighten their smiles. If you have been thinking about getting you smile in line, you may want to find out more about clear aligners. Clear aligners are… Read more »

Routine Adjustments Are an Important Part of Realigning Teeth With Traditional Braces

Brackets, wires, bands, and spacers are integrated together in traditional braces to create a functional system capable of correcting misaligned teeth. The process requires routine adjustments to tension the components and stretch the periodontal connective tissues that anchor your teeth in place. With consistent timing these appointments will gradually bring your teeth closer to their… Read more »

Traditional Braces Can Improve a Case of Malocclusion

A pronounced underbite or overbite can do more than leave your child with an unattractive smile and diminished self-confidence. Also known as a malocclusion, this orthodontic issue can eventually lead to chipped tooth enamel, fractured teeth, and other dental health issues. If your child is struggling with an overbite or underbite you should consider scheduling… Read more »

How to Spring Clean Your Braces

Spring is right around the corner, which means so is spring cleaning! As you spring clean your house, spring clean your braces. This can help you have the clean and pristine braces you need to achieve the perfect smile you desire. Our orthodontist, Dr. , is happy to help you spring clean your braces by… Read more »

Interdental Brushes Might Help Augment Your Toothbrushing Efforts

An effective daily oral hygiene regimen is founded on brushing your teeth each morning and night as well as remembering to floss at least once per day. When brushing your teeth the American Dental Association recommends that you use a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoridated toothpaste. If you frequently struggle to clean a specific area, you… Read more »

Why Braces Are Important for Oral Health

Did you know braces can improve your oral health? Well, it’s true! Braces play an important role in developing and maintaining a healthy smile throughout your life. To help you understand more about braces, Dr. at is happy to help you learn more about how braces can help you. Braces are a common orthodontic treatment… Read more »

All About What Aligners Can Do for You

Are you interested in aligning your crooked teeth with orthodontic aligners in , ? If so, our orthodontist, Dr. , is happy to tell you all about this beneficial treatment. The details is happy to share include the many things the aligners can do for you, your smile and your oral health. If you would… Read more »

How to Prevent Enamel Erosion When You’re Aligning Your Teeth With Braces

If you have braces, your smile can be prone to many dental issues, unfortunately. One of those dental issues is enamel erosion. Enamel erosion occurs when acid attacks the teeth and wears down the enamel. This can make your teeth vulnerable to tooth fractures and cavities. So, it’s best to prevent enamel erosion when you… Read more »

Chronic Night Grinding Can Worsen TMJ Disorder Symptoms

TMJ disorder is a term generally associated with discomfort, inflammation, chronic tension, or other dysfunctions with the temporomandibular joints, which hinge the jaw to the skull. This condition is often be attributed to a variety of factors, and those who have TMJ disorder can experience a wide range of symptoms. Common symptoms of TMJ disorder… Read more »