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Help Your Braces Have a Great Year by Making Resolutions for Them

Instead of making a resolution for yourself, why don’t you make a resolution for your braces? Making a resolution for your braces can help you have a more effective orthodontic journey and it might even help you reach your perfect smile faster! Our orthodontistss, Drs. Liang and Liang, encourages you to make a resolution for your braces so you can... read more »

Treat Your Smile with Jaw Pain Prevention

Treating jaw pain effectively depends on making sure you understand what is causing it. If you are routinely suffering from jaw or facial pain, it could be the side effect of a chronic condition that needs to be assessed and treated as soon as possible. Understanding what is causing your jaw pain is the key to treating it. If you... read more »

What to Expect for the First Orthodontist Visit

You may have noticed your child’s misaligned teeth and are wanting to consult with an orthodontist about correcting the issue. Making an appointment with a pediatric dental practice, or orthodontist is the first step. The dental team is there to help you navigate your way through the process, from scheduling appointments to maintenance and financing. There are several things to... read more »

My Gums Are Bleeding and I Have Braces. What Do I Do?

If your gums bleed when you brush your teeth and braces or even when you eat, then that’s a sign of gum disease, which is a serious and dangerous dental issue. This means you need to take better care of your smile, especially your gums. To help you, our orthodontist, Dr. Christopher Liang, has some tips to share. First, you... read more »

Details on How to Use and Care for Your Braces Elastics

During your treatment, your orthodontist, Dr. Christopher Liang, will likely give you braces elastics, which are also known as rubber bands, to wear on your braces. These elastics can help you apply pressure to your teeth and achieve the smile you have always wanted. This is why it’s important to properly use and care for the elastics. To help you... read more »

Early Orthodontics

When we think of orthodontics, we usually think of teenagers, or in many cases adults, who are opting for braces in increasing numbers. However, depending on your the alignment of your child’s bite, your orthodontist may suggest that he or she get treatment around the age of seven. That may sound like an early age, but many orthodontists know that... read more »

Principles Concerning Malocclusions

Are you aware of what a malocclusion is? A malocclusion is a bad bite caused by a misalignment in your mouth due to inadequately aligned teeth. There are several types of malocclusions responsible for a variety of defects that may exist in your smile. For a better understanding of the basics of malocclusions, listed below are principles concerning the most... read more »

Got Braces? Try This Diet

When you align your smile with braces, there are many things you need to keep in mind in order to have a successful orthodontic journey. One of those things is how to eat a proper diet that is friendly to your appliances. Unfortunately, there are certain foods that can damage your braces and prolong your treatment. So, please do your... read more »

Keeping Your Braces Clean and Cared for Is Important

When wearing orthodontic braces, it is important to remember that they need to be cleaned and maintained as any other device would need to be. Keeping your braces clean and cared for is important, so here are some tips to help you: - If a wire or bracket should come loose on our braces, minimize the damage by covering the... read more »