What Is a Malocclusion and What Are the Different Types?

A malocclusion is a form of bad bites that is caused by misalignments within your teeth and jaw. Most malocclusions are treatable with orthodontic care. The different types of common malocclusions are as follows: – Misplaced midlines are malocclusions that occur when the center of your upper and lower teeth do not connect. – Crossbites… Read more »

Overcoming Crooked Teeth with Braces

Overcoming crooked teeth is no easy task. Crooked teeth may be damaged or broken at an early age for a variety of reasons to give them the wrong positions in your mouth. In many cases, however, there is no direct cause for why your teeth are crooked, and instead, they simply grew in incorrect. Listed… Read more »

Don’t Let Malocclusions Wreck Your Otherwise Perfect Smile

Don’t let malocclusions wreck your otherwise perfect smile. A malocclusion, also called a bad bite, is the consequence of an irregularity or abnormality in your smile that has resulted in some form of misalignment with your teeth. Oftentimes, malocclusions take place in the incisors, but crooked teeth can appear anywhere, and can even be caused… Read more »

Are Your Teeth Safe from the Dangers of Bruxism?

Are your teeth safe from the dangers of bruxism? Although bruxism is fairly common, it often goes undetected for long periods of time due to the difficulty of spotting its signs and symptoms. If you do have bruxism, which is often referred to as teeth grinding, your teeth and oral health could be at risk…. Read more »

Have You Ever Thought about Trying Invisalign®?

Have you ever thought about trying Invisalign®? With the Invisalign orthodontic clear aligner system, you can achieve a full smile makeover. Not only do they work to straighten your teeth, but they also improve your oral hygiene and lessen your risk for oral injuries, all the while giving you the look of your natural smile… Read more »

What Is the Condition of Your Braces?

What is the condition of your braces? Have you been cleaning them and your teeth? When implementing your brushing and flossing routine while wearing braces, exercise caution and brush slowly and safety to avoid accidentally breaking them. Because flossing can be difficult with braces, it may be necessary to add an extra level of treatment… Read more »

Speed Up Treatment with AcceleDent®

Orthodontic treatment can make a huge difference for the health and beauty of your smile. However, traditional orthodontics usually takes a couple of years. Luckily, there are quicker options. New techniques called “accelerated orthodontics” have the same goal as traditional orthodontic treatment, but accomplish these goals in a shorter period of time. If you would… Read more »

The Bad Habits that Can Harm Your Orthodontic Appliance

If you want your smile-transformation process to go as smoothly as possible, then it’s important to keep your braces in tip-top shape. Unfortunately, there are habits that can harm and even break your appliance. It’s best to avoid those habits as much as possible. Those habits are: –Forgetting to brush, floss, and rinse: Oral hygiene… Read more »

The Many Types of Braces

One of the most common dental treatments can have a life-changing effect on the lives of the people who elect to have it done. One of the most common treatments, dental braces are such a commodity because of the wide variety of oral problems they can and do fix, especially in children. The primary function… Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions About Aligning Your Smile

Because orthodontic treatment can be confusing and overwhelming, many people have many questions about aligning their smiles. If you’re one of these people, our orthodontic team is more than happy to help you. To give you the information you’re looking for, we are happy to provide the answers to the following frequently asked questions about orthodontic treatment… Read more »