Cleaning Your Teeth and Braces

After getting braces from Dr. , it’s very important to keep in mind that when you’re wearing braces you’ll have to spend a bit of extra time and effort on cleaning your teeth and braces. If you don’t, you can develop cavities, gum disease, and other oral health problems that can complicate your orthodontic treatment… Read more »

Invisalign® Clear Aligners Can Covertly Straighten Your Teeth

Many of our patients want the beautiful, straight teeth that braces can bring them, but don’t want the distracting appearance of metal braces. For these patients, we may indeed have the perfect solution. Invisalign® invisible aligners are orthodontic straighteners that are virtually unnoticeable. They are thermoformed plastic trays that slowly bring your teeth into alignment… Read more »

Any Damage to Your Braces Will Need Timely Repair to Prevent Alignment Complications

The braces installed in your mouth by Dr. have been designed and assembled to be rather durable. However, they are not impervious to damage from certain foods and activities. If some piece of hardware bends, breaks or loosens, the change in tension could lead to alignment complications. It could even increase the number of adjustment… Read more »

Invisalign® Q&A

Everybody wants to have a great, beautiful smile. Many adults think they have lost their chance to have straight teeth because they did not have orthodontics as a child. Orthodontics are for any age. You may be one of those adults that are hesitant about using metal brackets and wires to straighten your smile. Don’t… Read more »

Three Different Retainer Options That Can Help Maintain Your New Smile

Having your braces progressively adjusted was just the first step in the process of achieving and maintaining your new smile. Your teeth are held in their sockets by strong periodontal ligaments. During your adjustment sessions, they were stretched and pulled into a new position. Even after your braces have been removed, there will still be… Read more »

Invisalign Can Improve Your Smile in Weeks

Invisalign is a popular method for adults with minor alignment issues is to achieve the smooth even smile they have always wanted. The clear plastic aligners make it hard for the casual observer to even notice. At the initial consultation Dr. will examine your mouth. This might also include taking some X-rays. This provides an… Read more »

Your New Braces Require Daily Care and Cleaning

Dr. installed your new braces in your mouth with the intention that they would address and realign your teeth in the shortest amount of time possible. Should your teeth develop areas of tooth decay, or if any part of your braces are bent, loosened or damaged, it will likely increase the total amount of time… Read more »

Having Braces Can Help Multiple Alignment Issues

Having Dr. install braces on your child’s teeth can address a wide variety of problems, to give them a more appealing smile and a more functional, healthy mouth that can last a lifetime. It’s not unheard of for a child’s permanent teeth to come in out of alignment. Beyond the cosmetic improvements, having braces installed… Read more »

Why Invisalign®

Do you wish your smile was more attractive? A straight smile is not only gorgeous and can boost your self-confidence, but it can also improve the health of your mouth and teeth. Braces are a great way to achieve a straight smile, but they can be uncomfortable and may interfere with your lifestyle. Fortunately, there… Read more »

Smile-Care Tips Following the Removal of Braces

If you want your orthodontic treatment in , , to be worth your time and money, it’s best to care for your smile after your braces have been removed. If you don’t care for your smile, there is a high chance that your teeth will move back into their improper positions and you may even… Read more »