Basic Cleaning for Ceramic Braces

The new ceramic braces installed in your child’s mouth by Dr. are exactly like traditional metal braces—the only difference is that the ceramic braces are coated in a ceramic material that is shaded to match the natural tooth enamel. With that being said, there are a few basic care and cleaning considerations they need to… Read more »

Tips for Ceramic Coated Braces

Many teenagers feel self-conscious about needing to have braces. One of the benefits of ceramic coated braces is that the ceramic coating can be shaded to match their natural tooth enamel. This makes it harder for the casual observer to notice they have braces, and helps your son or daughter feel more at ease about… Read more »

You Need to Wear a Retainer After Your Braces Are Removed

Through the course of several routine adjustment sessions with Dr. your braces have gradually moved your teeth in an improved alignment for a more functional mouth and an appealing smile. Even after your braces are removed from your teeth. there will still be some residual tension in the periodontal ligaments that anchor your teeth in… Read more »

Mandibular Advancement Devices to Help Treat Sleep Apnea

Most people with sleep apnea struggle with snoring issues. It’s important to have your sleep apnea properly diagnosed before exploring your treatment options. Individuals with severe sleep apnea often need a positive pressure treatment device known as a CPAP machine in order to get a good night’s sleep However, if you suffer from mild to… Read more »

How to Achieve a Pristine Oral Health as a Teen

As a teenager, your smile is prone to many problems, like tooth decay, gum disease, and oral injuries, which is why it is important that you take good care of your smile each day. To help you maintain a strong and successful oral health, our team at recommends that you do the following things on… Read more »

A Custom Mouth Guard Helps Protect Teeth During Contact Sports

According to the National Youth Sports Safety Foundation almost three million teeth are knocked out each year as a result of youth athletics. Blows to the face during contact sports is considered to be one of the primary causes of these injuries. In many cases these injuries could have been prevented by wearing a custom… Read more »

Invisalign® vs Braces: Which is Better for You?

Is Invisalign® right for me? Well, let’s look at Invisalign compared to traditional braces to help you decide. Both are great ways to straighten your teeth. Invisalign is made of BPA-free plastic and is designed to be invisible. This is very different from traditional braces because braces are generally metal and highly visible. Invisalign is… Read more »

Adults and Braces: The Benefits Behind Aligning Your Smile

If you are an adult who thinks you’ve missed your chance to align your smile, we’re here to tell you that that is simply not true! Age does not matter when it comes to orthodontics, and we are thrilled to tell you why we think you should finally take that first step in achieving the… Read more »

The Skinny on Sleep Apnea

Do you wake up tired, listless and sleepy even after a seemingly uninterrupted night’s sleep? If so, you may have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a common condition where the sleeper’s breathing pauses while sleeping. The shallow breathing and pauses can last from several seconds to minutes. This causes light sleep, moving the sleeper out… Read more »

The Answers to Your Orthodontic Questions Part II

When it comes to orthodontics and orthodontic treatment, many people become overwhelmed, worried, and even scared at times. If you are one of these people, we are here to help you by answering your questions! We believe knowing more information will help you feel more comfortable and prepared. So, please feel free to take your… Read more »