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 »

Understanding Your Bite Adjustment Options

As we age, there are several different factors that can contribute to an improper bite. The loss of a tooth can cause the other teeth to drift over time to fill the gap. Periodontal disease, teeth grinding, tooth decay and tooth fractures are also common causes of improper bite alignments. Traditional braces are not a… Read more »

Retainer Magic

So your braces have come off and you are ready for the next step in your beautiful smile: retention. Retention is the stage where the brackets are (finally!) removed, and your teeth are ready for the retainers to work their magic. Your retainer will become your new best friend, as it will be with you… Read more »

The Answers to Your Orthodontic Questions

Have you just started your orthodontic treatment and you’d like to know the important details that will change the way you live your life while you transform your smile? If so, we are happy to help you! The following questions are those that have been frequently asked by patients, and we are happy to inform… Read more »

5 Tips on How to Get Your Braces off Sooner

Yes, you read it right! There are things you can do to make your orthodontic treatment go by faster, and we are happy to tell you what they are. In addition to the tips your orthodontist gives you, we strongly recommend doing the following five things if you wish for a speedy smile transformation: No…. Read more »

What are the Differences Between Invisalign® and Clear Braces?

If you aren’t quite sure what the differences are between Invisalign® and Clear Braces, we are happy to inform you! There are many differences between the two orthodontic treatments, including: Invisalign Invisalign is a clear, plastic aligner that covers all of your teeth and gradually transforms your smile through a series of different aligners. This… Read more »

Knowing the Signs that Result in Braces

Do you have problems with your smile, but you’re not sure if you need braces? Well, we encourage you to call our office today and schedule an appointment with our orthodontist! That way you know for sure if there are adjustments you can make to achieve your smile goals. Until then, you can examine your… Read more »

Orthodontics: What Can I Eat with Braces?

Braces are successful and dependable appliances that gradually change your smile throughout time. However, braces can be a little inconvenient and bothersome at times, especially while eating food, and we are here to help you make eating with braces much easier! Throughout your treatment, there is a list of foods we ask you to avoid…. Read more »

Care for Your Teeth by Caring for Your Retainer

Now that you are finally done with your orthodontic braces, it’s time to keep your teeth in tip-top shape with your orthodontic retainer! As you use your retainer, it is very important to properly care for the appliance, and we recommend doing so by doing the following these guidelines: • Clean your retainer regularly: In… Read more »