The Appliance-Harming Foods to Avoid When Aligning Your Smile

As you align your smile, it’s important to do all you can to have the best results possible, and one of those things is having a proper diet. If you have the proper diet, your appliance will remain in tip-top shape and your treatment time will stay on track. If you don’t have the proper… Read more »

The Benefits of Tongue Scrapers

Do you ever get tired of brushing your tongue with your toothbrush after you’ve scrubbed your teeth? If so, our team has the perfect solution for you: a tongue scraper! Tongue scrapers in , , are beneficial products that can help you in many ways. They can: -Help with bad breath: No one wants bad… Read more »

How Invisalign Can Help You

There are many reasons an adult might want to correct their smile. Bruxism, TMJ, and other problems can occur from not having proper aligned teeth. That is why more people are turning to orthodontic treatment than ever before. However, as an adult, more people are looking for discreet options. That is why here at we… Read more »

What Not to Eat When You Have Braces

Are you currently aligning your smile with braces? If so, it’s important to do everything you can to get the best results possible, and one of those things is having a proper diet. There are many different types of food in this world that can harm your orthodontic appliance, break the wires and brackets, and… Read more »

Preventing Periodontal Disease while Wearing Braces

Keeping your mouth and your braces clean is important for maintaining a healthy mouth while keeping the amount of time you need to wear braces to a minimum. While the wires, brackets and other hardware of your braces are not made from materials that are subject to bacteria and tooth decay they still need to… Read more »

Caring for Your Teeth

After making the decision to straighten your teeth, it is important to care for your teeth and braces. The brackets, wires, and other parts of your braces will attract food and plaque. If not cleaned properly, this can stain or damage the teeth. Dr. Burris and Dr. Fiegle recommend that you brush your teeth morning,… Read more »

How to Help Your Child Avoid Thumbsucking

Does your child suck their thumb? If so, we ask that you encourage them to stop. Thumbsucking is a destructive habit that can harm the smile in many ways. It can warp the development of the mouth and it can cause misaligned and crooked teeth. If you want your child to grow into a strong… Read more »

How to Maintain a Strong Oral Health as a Teen

Your oral health is important to our team at , which is why we encourage you to take very good care of your smile as a teen by doing the following things: · Keep up on oral hygiene: Oral hygiene is one of the best ways to keep your smile in tip-top shape, so make… Read more »

Wearing a Retainer is Necessary for Maintaining your New Smile

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 will slowly pull your teeth… Read more »

Getting the Perfect Mouthguard to Cover Your Braces

As you may already know, athletes with braces are still able to participate in sports, as long as they wear a mouthguard while doing so. If you are one who needs a mouthguard to protect your braces and your smile, we are happy to help you! There are many different mouthguards you can choose from,… Read more »