Do You Suffer from a Malocclusion?

Do you suffer from a malocclusion? A malocclusion often refers to a bad bite or crooked teeth. If so, our orthodontists at will do our very best to ensure the treatment options you need are used to ensure your mouth can have the best smile possible. Even if you have suffered from abnormally curved teeth,… Read more »

Braces Can Be Used to Improve Overcrowding Problems

As your child’s twenty primary teeth are replaced by their thirty-two permanent teeth, it is possible for overcrowding issues to arise. This is even more likely to occur if they had one or more primary teeth extracted to treat a severe tooth decay issue. Beyond the cosmetic impact to their smile, teeth suffering from overcrowding… Read more »

Tips for your New Retainer

After getting your braces off, the next – and final – step in your treatment with Dr. will be fitting for a retainer. This is one of the most important parts of your orthodontic treatment since retainers are critical to ensuring all the hard work of wearing braces doesn’t go to waste. You’ll most likely… Read more »

If Your Braces Are Damaged, You Should Seek Timely Repair

Your orthodontist installed your braces to realign your teeth through the course of progressive adjustment sessions. If any part of your braces hardware is loosened or damaged, it very likely could increase the number of adjustment sessions needed to attain your ideal smile. At the same time, oral health complications like tooth decay or gum… Read more »

Learning All About Invisalign®

Invisalign® has taken the world by storm thanks to the amazing success Invisalign has to offer. Thanks to modern dentistry, Invisalign now offers a simple way to straighten your smile discreetly for adults and teens alike. Invisalign works by having a series of aligners made by your dental professional. Each set of aligners is worn… Read more »

Braces Can Be Used to Address a Wide Range of Orthodontic Issues

As your child grows up their body is sure to go through many changes. One of the hallmark signs of adolescence is when their 32 adult teeth completely replace the 20 primary teeth that served them in childhood. The dramatic changes occurring with their teeth and jaw structure can often result in alignment problems or… Read more »

Care and Cleaning Tips to Help You Maintain Your Retainer

After your braces were installed and have successfully realigned your teeth into their ideal position, they can finally be removed. However, you will need to use some form of retainer for a while afterward. This is to counter the residual tension lingering in the periodontal ligaments. If this tension is not countered, your teeth will… Read more »

Understanding Your Retainer Options

Once your braces have completed their purpose of realigning your teeth for a healthier mouth and a winning smile, they can be removed. However, there will still be some residual tension in the periodontal ligaments in your mouth that needs to be addressed. This lingering tension has the ability to gradually pull your teeth back… Read more »

Why You Should Correct a Misaligned Bite

Having a misaligned bite can be inconvenient, bothersome, and even unhealthy, which is why our team strongly recommends correcting your misaligned bite to improve your oral health and your life. There are many reasons why you should align your bite, and some of those reasons are because: -It makes eating easier: Having an aligned bite… Read more »

Taking Care of Your Hawley Retainer

Now that the braces installed by your orthodontist have successfully adjusted your teeth to their ideal alignment, your braces can be removed. Even after your braces have been removed a retention phase is required to make sure your teeth will stay in their ideal alignment for a lifetime. Even in your new alignment there will… Read more »