Tips on How to Fix a Broken Bracket on Your Braces

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 brush when you have braces in Davenport, Florida, our orthodontist,... 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 they can provide are as follows: What is the significance... 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 be that the upper and lower jaws don’t align well.... read more »

Oral Health Care Highlights: Orthodontics

Making the most of your smile requires cleaning your teeth on a daily basis. However, if your teeth are not in their proper alignment, your oral health will suffer. Thus, an orthodontic aligner treatment system will be needed to readjust your smile and place your teeth back in their natural positions. Orthodontics is a specialty branch of dentistry designed to... read more »

Yearly Oral Health Reminders: Benefits of Braces

If you have suffered any oral accidents that have left you with misalignments with your smile, an orthodontic treatment may be necessary. Braces are highly effective to return your teeth to a natural alignment regardless of how they may have been displaced. Orthodontic braces are highly effective at restoring your smile and giving you the confidence, the self-esteem, and a... read more »

Orthodontic Emergency Instructions

During orthodontic treatment, certain issues can occur, especially if you do not follow Dr. Chris Shannon’s instructions. Things like failing to wear a mouth guard when playing sports or eating foods that you shouldn’t can damage your braces. Keep in mind that your braces may also need fixing at some point even if you try to follow all of our... read more »

Invisalign®Aligner Care

If you are considering wearing Invisalign® aligners to straighten your smile issues? If so, we congratulate you for investing in your healthy, beautiful smile. Today, our experienced dental team would like to give you some insights into how you would care for your aligners as your smile undergoes its transformation. Let's have a look! Your first course of action is to rinse your... read more »

The Benefits and Advantages of Orthodontic Treatment

Orthodontic treatment can help you and your crooked teeth in a myriad of ways. This is why treatment is so recommended. It can do much more than just straighten your chompers. To help you know a little more, our Shannon Orthodontics orthodontic team is happy to tell you all about the benefits and advantages of orthodontic treatment in Davenport, Florida.... read more »

Tips on How to Fix a Broken Bracket on Your Braces

Have you broken a bracket on your braces? If so, it’s important to take the necessary steps so you avoid delaying your treatment time. That way you can still have your perfect smile in the amount of time you expect. So, to help you treat the bracket and improve the situation, our Shannon Orthodontics orthodontic team encourages you to do... read more »