Simple Oral Hygiene Tools Can Help Your Maintain Clean Braces and Healthy Teeth

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Maintaining clean braces and a healthy mouth is an important part of the process of realigning your teeth. Cavities and periodontal health problems can cause discomfort, and could potentially increase the amount of time it takes to effectively correct the position and orientation of your teeth. At the same time, orthodontic components like brackets, wires,… Read more »

Take Care of Your Smile While Wearing Braces

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The orthodontic braces installed in your mouth at Drs. Skeet Burris, Travis Fiegle & Katie Pluckett’s orthodontic clinic have been designed to correct the alignment of your teeth through the course of successive adjustments. Each time your braces are tightened it applies minute force to the periodontal ligaments that anchor your teeth in your gums…. Read more »

Tips to Help Clean Your Fixed Retainer

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Now that your regular orthodontic adjustment sessions with Dr. have successfully repositioned your teeth, your braces can be removed. However, there will still be some residual tension lingering in the periodontal ligaments that anchor your teeth in their sockets. If it is not counteracted in some way, this tension can cause your teeth to relapse… Read more »

Cleaning Your Teeth and Braces

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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 Can Improve Your Smile in Weeks

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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 »