Why You Should Consider Braces as an Adult

If you are embarrassed by your crooked, misaligned smile, it’s time to consider braces! Now, we know what you’re thinking: “Braces are only for teens.” But that is simply not true! More and more adults get braces each and every day, and you could be next! Here are five reasons... Read more »

Teens and Oral Health: How to Care for the Smile

If you are a teen thinking that your smile is invincible, we’re here to tell you that it’s not. Many dental issues are still possible, like tooth decay, gum disease, and oral injuries, and it is very important for you to take care of your smile on a regular basis.... Read more »

Care and Cleaning Tips for your New Fixed Retainer

Your braces are just one step of the process of aligning your teeth. Over the course of your alignment sessions your teeth have migrated into their ideal alignment. However, the periodontal ligaments that anchor your teeth still have some residual tension. If you don’t wear a retainer this residual tension... Read more »

Protect Your Braces With a Mouthguard

As you transform your smile as well as participate in sports, it’s important that you do everything you can to protect your teeth and your smile. The best way to do so is by wearing a mouthguard as you play. Mouthguards are small, portable appliances that fit over your smile... Read more »

Everyday Considerations for Maintaining your Ceramic Coated Braces

Your ceramic braces represent a serious investment in improving the form and function of your mouth. While your braces are designed to be durable they can none-the-less be damaged by certain foods and lifestyle choices. If your braces are damaged, it will increase the amount of time you have to... Read more »

Do’s and Don’ts of Traditional Braces

Traditional metal wire and bracket braces represent a serious investment in improving the cosmetic appearance and function of your mouth. How long you need to wear braces to accomplish the final alignment of your teeth can be shortened by some thoughtful choices on your part. If something in your braces... Read more »

Caring for Your Orthodontic Aligners

As you align your smile with Invisalign®, it’s extremely important that you take great care of your aligners. If you care for your aligning trays, you will have a better chance at achieving your perfect smile all while preventing dental issues like tooth decay and gum disease. To properly care... Read more »

FAQ’s About Orthodontics

To help you better understand orthodontic treatment, we are happy to provide the answers to the most popular orthodontic questions! We know orthodontics can be overwhelming and confusing at times, but there’s not need to be scared or frightened of aligning your smile. Orthodontic treatment is a great way to... Read more »

How to Protect Your Child’s Smile on Halloween Night

As your child trick-or-treats from house to house on Halloween night, many do not realize that the candy their children are filling their bags with is also the candy that can fill their smiles with cavities. However, there are some things you can do to protect your child’s smile from... Read more »

Invisalign® vs. Traditional Braces

Once you have made the decision to align your smile, it may be challenging to pick the appliance that is best for you and your smile. By straightening your teeth, you are providing yourself with a beautiful smile. However, by knowing and understanding the difference between Invisalign® and traditional braces,... Read more »