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 »

Treat Malocclusion with Invisalign® Teeth Straightening

Invisalign® is visibly appealing. It has clear appliances that are nearly undetectable by anyone besides the wearer. But did you know that Invisalign does more than just straighten your teeth? Many people suffer from overcrowded and over-spaced teeth. And though it’s thought to and does occur in children, it more often appears in grown adults…. Read more »

Retainers Require Regular Care and Cleaning

During your child’s braces treatment, routine adjustments were essential for correcting the alignment of your child’s teeth. Each of these alignment sessions applied modest tension to your child’s teeth and periodontal connective tissues to gradually alter the orientation and position of their teeth. After your child’s treatment is complete and their braces have been removed,… Read more »

Trouble of Thinking of a New Year’s Resolution? Make One for Your Braces

If you’re having a hard time coming up with a New Year’s resolution, you should think of your smile. You could make a resolution for your braces! If you do this, there is a good chance you could have a more effective orthodontic treatment and you could even get your braces off quicker. Who knows!… Read more »

Build a Healthier Smile with Sleep Apnea Treatments

In order to ensure you receive the necessary oral health care treatments, always assess your risk for sleep apnea. Numerous risk factors exist that can increase the likelihood that you will develop sleep apnea. You should also be aware of which treatments can be used to effectively care for your smile should sleep apnea be… Read more »

Got Braces? Here’s How to Care for Them

If you want a successful orthodontic journey, then you need to properly care for your braces each day. This is because if you don’t care for your braces, then they won’t care for you. This means that having an ineffective appliance can delay your treatment time and even lead you away from the smile you… Read more »