Caring for Your Teeth During the Holiday Season While Wearing Invisalign®

This holiday season, while you are straightening your teeth with Invisalign®, there are some things to keep in mind to ensure that your smile stays healthy. You can still indulge in your favorite hot chocolate, wassail or brandied eggnog but remember to remove your aligners and clean your teeth afterward to minimize sugar-loving bacteria and tooth stains! Watch Out for... read more »

Do Your Teeth Need To Be Healthy and Cavity-Free Before Getting Orthodontic Treatment?

So you've decided to seek orthodontic treatment. Congratulations on investing in your smile for a healthier and more attractive appearance! Straight teeth are also easier to clean, maneuver around, and in-between, so you actually benefit from better oral health along with beautifully aligned teeth! Our practice offers the following options for aligning your smile: Adult Orthodontics Early Orthodontics Invisalign® Invisalign... read more »

October Is National Orthodontic Health Month! Here Are Some Brace-Friendly Tips

It’s October, and we’re celebrating National Orthodontic Health Month along with the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO). Our goal is to help promote orthodontic health and share some tooth-friendly tips about orthodontic treatment to help you create a healthy, beautiful smile! A great smile starts with healthy, strong, aligned teeth for a proper bite. Our goal is to work with... read more »

Check Out These Braces’ Tools To Keep Your Smile Healthy!

Caring for your teeth and gums is essential for a healthy, beautiful smile. You want to get rid of the harmful plaque daily that will otherwise damage your teeth and gums. This sticky, colorless film made of bacteria, food, and saliva builds up around the teeth and gum line and quickly hardens. When you are wearing braces, this trapped buildup... read more »

What You Need To Know About Malocclusions

When people think of orthodontics, they tend to visualize teeth straightening using metal braces or clear plastic aligners. But orthodontics is about more than just beautifully straightened teeth. It also corrects a misaligned bite! Malocclusions are what we orthodontists call “mismatched teeth” or jaw problems because of a misaligned bite. It is also more common than you might think! Around... read more »

Clean Your Teeth in Braces With the Help of a Water Flosser!

When you or your child wear braces, you want to make sure you take good care of your teeth while they are in braces, so that when they come off, your smile will truly be healthy and beautiful! You already know about needing to brush thoroughly daily to get rid of food particles and bacterial plaque, but now more than... read more »