Tips for Caring for Your Teeth and Gums While Wearing Braces

The number one goal for your oral health is maintaining healthy teeth and gums. This means practicing diligent daily oral hygiene habits; specifically, brushing and flossing to remove plaque along with routine dental visits to remove tartar (hardened plaque), polish your teeth and have your gums checked. When you opt... Read more »

What Type of Orthodontic Retainer Will You Be Wearing?

Now that you have undergone orthodontic treatment and your teeth are finally aligned, you will want to make sure they don't slip back into their previous positions. To prevent this from happening, retainers are used to anchor your teeth into place. Retainers are fashioned to fit your mouth with the... Read more »

Brace Yourself, the Holidays are Coming!

Straightening your teeth with orthodontics can help you achieve a more healthy, aligned and attractive smile. With the upcoming holidays, Halloween, Thanksgiving, the month of December and New Year's (to name a few), around the corner, your orthodontics treatment won't take a holiday, so it's up to you to remember... Read more »

How Orthodontics Can Correct Your Bite Pattern

By now you are likely aware that keeping your teeth and gums free from tooth decay and gum disease should top your list of oral health priorities when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. But did you know that a malocclusion is another common dental issue that often needs... Read more »

Orthodontic Care for Adults

Your smile is the first thing people notice when they see you. Crooked, crowded teeth or a misaligned bite can make you feel self-conscious no matter what your age. The good news is, with today's advances in orthodontics, straighter teeth aren't just for kids and teens anymore. Now more than... Read more »

Braces at a Young Age

Getting braces at a younger age has proved most effective in preventing dental problems in the future. Permanent teeth start to typically come in about the ages of six to eight, and because the bones are still growing, it’s best to evaluate their tooth alignment at a young age to... Read more »

Invisalign® Aligners Make Braces Invisible

Believe it or not, there are some people that would rather live with crooked teeth than get traditional metal braces. Whether it is because of the uncomfortable bother of brackets and wires on your teeth, or the self-conscious factor about the way they look, Patients have been wishing for a... Read more »

Dental Radiography: Taking Pictures Inside Tissue

Having the ability to see inside your teeth and gums with the use of an X-ray camera is a tremendous asset. It is hard to imagine what it was like for doctors in times past to diagnose accurately without being able to look at the patient internally. It is a... Read more »

WE’RE MOVING!

  HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE MOVE? NO WORRIES! WE HAVE ANSWERS! See below for FAQs and please feel free to ask more! Where are you moving? We are moving not far from our current location. Actually, just across Hausman Road. Do you know where Starbucks and those businesses are? Have... Read more »

Invisalign® To-Don’t Do List

Invisalign® aligners are a wonderful modern advancement in dental technology that has made the process of straightening teeth less complicated and less socially awkward. Because aligners are so much easier and self-contained than before, some people forget that there are things that you cannot do with them. Below is a... Read more »