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 »

Soft Foods for Braces: Swedish Meat Balls Recipe

Saving your braces from breakage means that you have to give up certain foods while you’re wearing them. But there are plenty of soft foods that can tide you over until you get them off. Luckily, we’re here to help you find some tasty dishes that are not only orthodontist... Read more »

Invisalign® – Yes, It Works

A straight, beautiful smile is something that everyone wants. And rightfully so, since a good smile can do wonders for your appearance and self-esteem. A straight smile is something that’s been linked to higher success in social and professional situations. Getting that smile, though, isn’t an ideal process. Most people... Read more »

How to Properly Brush Your Teeth and Braces

Did you know brushing is essential when aligning your teeth with braces? Well, it’s true. Brushing helps you clean your teeth, gums and appliance and helps you prevent dental problems, like cavities and periodontal disease. So, it’s important to make brushing a top priority. To help you properly and effectively... Read more »

Food and Braces: What to Know

Do you know what foods you can and can’t eat when you’re wearing braces? Or do you just eat food and take a risk that you won’t break your braces? A lot of people take that approach, surprisingly. It’s hard to give up your favorite food for a few years... Read more »

Inquiries Into the Benefits of Straighter Teeth

To ensure your smile can be well protected, you'll need to assess any forms of dental damage that arise or issues associated with bad bites and malocclusions. If you are suffering from a malocclusion, an orthodontic treatment such as braces may be required. Common questions concerning braces and the benefits... Read more »

Why Children Need Early Orthodontic Care

Many people assume that the youngest recipients of orthodontic treatment are teenagers and possibly preteens. While many patients receiving braces are indeed teens, it is recommended that children undergo orthodontic treatment before they reach their teen years. Our orthodontist offers orthodontic care for children to ensure they can enjoy strong,... Read more »

Why Should I Get Braces?

Braces are a common sight in our society, but what are they for? Braces are an orthodontic treatment used to correct “bad bites,” or malocclusion. Malocclusion occurs when there is imperfect alignment of the teeth when the jaws are closed. The teeth may be crowded or crooked, or it could... Read more »