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 »

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 »