Brace Yourself, the Holidays are Coming!

Straightening your teeth with orthodontics can help you achieve a more healthy, aligned and attractive smile. With the upcoming holidays, Halloween, Thanksgiving, the month of December and New Year’s (to name a few), around the corner, your orthodontics treatment won’t take a holiday, so it’s up to you to remember why you are wearing braces.... Read more »

How Orthodontics Can Correct Your Bite Pattern

By now you are likely aware that keeping your teeth and gums free from tooth decay and gum disease should top your list of oral health priorities when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. But did you know that a malocclusion is another common dental issue that often needs to be addressed? Your original... Read more »

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 »

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 »

Strengthen Your Teeth With Orthodontic Treatments

Did you know, if you strengthen your teeth with an orthodontic treatment, your teeth are less likely to harbor cavities, lead to jaw pain, and become chipped or cracked from misalignment issues? Yes, it’s true! Having a healthy alignment is ideal to keep your teeth healthy and strong for years to come. Our s, Dr…. Read more »

Our Orthodontists Fix Sleep Apnea

If you know anyone who has sleep apnea, you’ve probably heard all about the CPAP machine they have to wear at night. If you don’t think that sounds comfortable, you’re right. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg – sleep apnea causes many more problems. What’s good to know is that there’s a high… Read more »

Treating a Loose Wire in Your Braces

If a wire comes loose in your braces, it can be somewhat distracting. Depending on where it is situated, it can poke your cheeks, gums or tongue, which can feel annoying. Our s are qualified to repair the wire, but you can try a few things that may help you feel more comfortable while you… Read more »

Orthodontics Round Two: Wearing a Retainer

After the braces you received at have realigned the position of your teeth to improve the function and appeal of your smile through gradual and progressive tension, you will enter the second phase of orthodontics: wearing a retainer. Orthodontic retainers are needed to prevent the dental alignment from relapsing. We offer some insight into caring… Read more »

What Can Braces Do For Me?

Braces are an orthodontic appliance used to correct “bad bites.” A bad bite occurs when the teeth don’t line up properly when the jaws are closed. The teeth may crowded or crooked, or it could be that the upper and lower jaws don’t line up well. These problems are sometimes inherited, or they can come… Read more »

Your Child Will Need to Have Their Braces Adjusted

Misaligned teeth during adolescence can do more than simply leave your son or daughter with an awkward-looking smile. As your child grows older, the pronounced deviations in their tooth alignment can lead to damaged tooth enamel, and even dental fractures. If your son or daughter has misaligned permanent teeth, problems with overcrowding or a pronounced… Read more »