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 determine what orthodontic treatment is... Read more »

Soft Food for Braces: Delicious Crab Cakes Recipe

The worst thing about braces is that there are certain foods you cannot eat until they are off. Not to worry! We have you covered with delicious soft food recipes you can try to tide you over. In fact, if you try out all of our suggestions, you may be eating better than ever before!… Read more »

Eating for Two: You and Your Braces

If you are wearing braces, you may be dreaming about having them removed and enjoying the benefits of all of your orthodontic treatment. If so, you can help this day come as soon as possible by listening to the instructions offered by Dr. and our team, who want to help you have a successful orthodontic… Read more »

Braces and Other Appliances for Tooth Straightening

Years ago, there weren’t a lot of options for tooth straightening. You were pretty much limited to metal braces as that was all there was. While a tried and true method, there are now other offerings available. Here are the common types from which you may choose: Traditional Braces If you’re only interested in the… Read more »

Dentistry FAQs: Invisalign®

Have you ever heard of Invisalign before? Invisalign® is an orthodontic alignment system designed to straighten your teeth with a highly effective and visually appealing aligner system. Through the use of Invisalign, individuals are able to correct issues with overcrowding and spacing issues between teeth and concerns regarding malocclusions that have occurred. Frequently asked questions… Read more »

Oral Health Quiz: Orthodontics

How familiar are you with orthodontics? Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics is a branch of dentistry designed to help correct issues with the misalignments of teeth. If your teeth are out of position or if you have spacing issues between teeth, the use of orthodontic treatments is highly recommended. To test your knowledge on orthodontics, take… Read more »

Find the Answers to Questions About Orthodontics Here

Orthodontic treatment can be a great way to achieve a straighter, healthier and more beautiful smile. If you’re interested in aligning your teeth with orthodontics in , , then you likely have many questions. Our orthodontist, Dr. , is happy to help you find the answers you’re looking for by answering commonly asked questions. Q:… Read more »

Dental Hygiene During Braces Treatment

You’re on your way to a healthier, straighter smile. You may be aware that cleaning your teeth while wearing braces can be more involved. Dr. and our team are happy to give you tips on proper dental hygiene with braces. Brushing Teeth Brush your teeth for at least two minutes, twice a day. Choose either… Read more »

Dental Checkups Are Especially Important for Teeth with Braces

It is essential to maintain good oral hygiene while you are wearing your braces. This includes brushing your teeth each morning and night, as well as making sure to thoroughly floss your teeth and gumline at least once each day. Our orthodontist, Dr. wants to remind patients that they need to have routine dental checkups… Read more »

How to Have a Top-Notch Oral Health When You Have Braces

You deserve successful oral health when you have braces. Unfortunately, achieving or maintaining that status of oral health can be challenging, especially because the braces hardware can make cleaning the teeth and gums a bit difficult. So, it’s important to focus on caring for your smile while you’re aligning your teeth. To help you do… Read more »