The Bad Habits to Avoid if You Want a Strong and Reliable Orthodontic Appliance

Your braces are strong and reliable. In fact, they’re strong enough to move your teeth and give you the perfect smile you deserve. However, there are habits in this world that could harm and damage your appliance and even delay your treatment time. So, if you would like to stay on track toward your beautiful… Read more »

The Many Varieties of Dental Braces You can Choose From

When you think of the dentist, the first thing that pops into your mind probably isn’t braces, yet it is one of the most common treatments people see the dentist for. They can be life changing for someone who has crooked teeth and is embarrassed, or even for kids who can’t eat correctly because of… Read more »

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Orthodontics

Aligning your smile can be a confusing, overwhelming, and nerve-wracking task, which is why it’s normal to have questions. To help you know a little more about orthodontic treatment, our orthodontic team is happy to provide the answers to the following frequently asked questions about orthodontic treatment in , : Question No. 1: When is… Read more »

Brace Your Smile

If your teeth are crooked or if you have a misaligned bite, Dr. Liang and Dr. Liang may recommend braces in , . An orthodontic exam will be performed and our orthodontists will take impressions of your teeth, take photos of your teeth and face, and take X-rays of your mouth and head. Your treatment… Read more »

Tips for Taking Care of Damaged Braces

Your orthodontist, Dr. , crafted your braces from durable metal materials and strong dental adhesive. While they are meant to be strong enough to handle the regular rigors of biting, chewing and grinding food, they are not invulnerable to damage. If any part of your braces is bent, loosened or damaged in some way, it… Read more »

Tips on How to Prevent Periodontal Disease While You Align Your Smile

Gum disease is a serious and dangerous dental issue that can attack your smile if you’re not careful. Unfortunately, gum disease tends to attack smiles that have braces because it’s more difficult to completely wash the plaque away. So, if you have braces and you would like to prevent gum disease in , , then… Read more »

Orthodontic Was Is a Handy Tool to Help Your Time in Braces Pass Smoothly

Do you know how to utilize orthodontic wax to help your time in braces pass more smoothly? It might seem self-explanatory, but some people aren’t sure how to take advantage of this handy tool. If you are one of these people, our orthodontic team is happy to help you! When placing your orthodontic wax, please… Read more »

There Are Special Oral Hygiene Tools to Help Clean Your Braces

The braces installed in your mouth by your orthodontist, Dr. , represents a serious investment in realigning your teeth for a healthier mouth and an appealing smile. Cleaning and maintaining your teeth and braces will help prevent tooth decay and will help keep the treatment time to a minimum. With that in mind, Dr. recommends… Read more »

Ways to Straighten Your Smile

Do you have crooked or crowded teeth? Do you worry that you are too old for braces? Orthodontic treatment is not just for children and teenagers. More and more adults are getting braces in , . At , we recognize that our patients have different preferences. Some prefer the traditional route of straightening the teeth… Read more »

The Perfect Candidate for the Perfect Orthodontic Braces

If you suffer from abnormal bites, don’t delay in looking into orthodontic braces. Beyond providing a better smile, braces can improve your overall oral health, including helping prevent tooth decay and gum disease. Typical symptoms of abnormal bites include: – Open bite: occurs when the top and bottom incisors do not connect when biting –… Read more »