Do You Suffer from a Bad Bite?

Do you suffer from a bad bite? Are your teeth crooked or misaligned? If so, orthodontic treatment options are available at . You smile is our main concern, and no matter what ailment you may have, we will do our best to customize a plan for you to bring out your best smile. Are you… Read more »

You Will Need to Routinely Use a Retainer After Your Braces Have Been Removed

The braces installed onto your teeth by your orthodontist, Dr. , have gradually altered the positions and alignment of your teeth to give you a better functioning mouth and a more appealing smile. This is done by gradually applying progressive tension to the braces hardware during your routine adjustment sessions. Even after your braces have… Read more »

Invisalign® Can Improve Minor Alignment Issues in Your Smile

Alignment, overcrowding or overbite issues in your smile can leave you feeling self-conscious about your appearance. If your smile only needs a modest amount of realignment, your orthodontist, Dr. , can fit you for Invisalign® to improve your smile in a brief amount of time. The process starts with Dr. performing a thorough examination of… Read more »

Orthodontic Options for Your Smile

Do you have crooked or crowded teeth? Do you worry that you are too old for braces? Orthodontic treatment is not just for children and teenagers. More and more adults are getting braces in , . At , we recognize that our patients have different preferences. Some prefer the traditional route of straightening the teeth… Read more »

Orthodontic Braces Benefit Children and Adults

Braces have come a long way in recent years, and can be custom-designed for your lifestyle. You can get a sporty set of your favorite colors, or be discreet and go with invisible ones such as Invisalign®. No matter your choice of style, all braces provide a vast assortment of benefits for all types of… Read more »

The Appeal of Ceramic Braces

As an adult, the thought of getting braces isn’t exactly pleasant. After all, braces are associated with high school and awkward dances, right? They’re not for adults working in a highly professional environment. The opposite is actually true. Ceramic braces provide you the opportunity to get the straight, healthy smile you want and need while… Read more »

You Will Need to Use a Retainer After Your Braces Have Been Removed

Over the course of the last several months, your braces have realigned your teeth to achieve your ideal smile. However, there are still aspects of the process that need to be addressed to make sure that your teeth stay in their new positions for a long time. There is still some lingering tension in your… Read more »

Tips About Caring for Damaged Braces While You Wait to Have Them Repaired

The braces installed by your orthodontist, Dr. , are designed to effectively realign your teeth over the course of successive adjustment sessions. Even though the braces are durable, there are certain activities, foods and bad habits that could potentially loosen or damage the hardware. If you do have a problem, it could increase the amount… Read more »

Snoring and Breathing Issues Resulting from Sleep Apnea Can Be Improved by Using a Tongue Stabilizing Snore Guard

Excessive snoring and breathing interruptions from sleep apnea often results in poor sleep quality and can even have a negative impact on your quality of life. In recent years, sleep apnea treatment options have improved. While people with severe sleep apnea might need to sleep with a CPAP machine, people with mild to moderate sleep… Read more »

A Retainer Will Be Needed Once Your Braces Have Been Removed

Now that your teeth have reached your ideal alignment your braces can be removed. You will still need to use a retainer to mitigate some of the residual tension in the periodontal ligaments anchoring your teeth in their sockets. Without a retainer this tension can result in a relapse towards their old alignment. As a… Read more »