Tooth Health and Braces

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How often do you think about the health of your teeth while wearing braces? The chances are you’re thinking about the discomfort associated with braces instead. The thing is, if you don’t work hard on maintaining great tooth health, you’ll end up with all sorts of potential oral health problems. That’s why you have to… Read more »

A Custom Mouth Guard Might Be Needed for an Athlete with Braces

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Protective mouth guards are often required by many schools and athletic associations for individuals participating in rigorous activities and contact sports. However, many of the mouth guards sold in stores fit mouth uncomfortably and some can lead to breathing issues. It’s also worth noting that many of these oral appliances cannot adequately account for the… Read more »

Braces: Do’s and Don’ts for Your Holiday Meal

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The holidays are here, and with them come tasty holiday foods. Here are some things you may find on the menu–and whether or not you can eat them while you have braces. Turkey: Roast turkey and other protein-packed dishes are excellent sources of phosphorous. Phosphorous is a nutrient that helps the body absorb calcium, strengthening… Read more »

Fixing Your Broken Braces

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Your braces are going to be with you for a while. You will definitely be together for many months, and possibly over a year, depending on your course of treatment. You can help keep your braces in top-notch shape by avoiding hard or tough foods and foods that can become lodged in your braces; and… Read more »

How to Prepare for Your Braces Placement

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Your orthodontic treatment has been planned and it’s almost time for your braces to bonded in place by Dr. . There are a few things that you can do to prepare yourself for this important step in your journey to a straight smile. Ask Questions Before your braces are placed, talk with our orthodontist and… Read more »

Daily Oral Hygiene Focus Needs to Be Given to Your Teeth and Braces

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The orthodontic hardware of your braces creates a sophisticated system capable of applying progressive tension to your teeth. Each braces tightening performed at Dr. ’s , clinic is designed to gradually move your teeth one small step closer to their ideal alignment. This will serve to correct unappealing elements of your smile while reducing your… Read more »

How Are Braces Made?

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Malocclusion, or crooked teeth and a misaligned bite, is a common issue. Some people’s teeth come in crooked, overlapping, or crowded. This may occur when a person’s mouth is too small for their teeth. Individuals may also have gapped teeth. Other times, a person may have upper and lower jaws that aren’t the same size… Read more »

Simple Steps to Caring for Your Braces

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Braces require care, as do your teeth. By remembering to care for your braces, you can keep the time you need to wear them, down to a minimum. However, neglecting braces can also increase the duration needed to adjust your teeth into ideal proper alignment. That is why our team here at is happy to… Read more »

Invisalign® Can Benefit Your Teeth, Gums, and Self-Esteem

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Invisalign® clear aligners are a fantastic orthodontic treatment for teeth alignment. Invisalign can benefit your teeth, gums, and your self-esteem. These nearly invisible aligners can offer you the luxury of a quality orthodontics treatment, with barely a shred of visible proof. Forget all the uncomfortable wires, rubber bands, and metal brackets of traditional braces, as… Read more »

National Orthodontic Health Month is Halloween Season!

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October’s here and Halloween is on the way! It’s time for haunted houses, costumes, fall parties, and of course, candy. We want you to have a great time enjoying the parties and the trick-or-treating. October is National Orthodontic Health month, so we have some tips for you to protect your braces as you enjoy your… Read more »