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Retainers Help Keep Your Teeth Positioned

After orthodontic treatment, it’s common to find yourself in need of a retainer to keep your alignment in the ideal place. Retainers are a useful tool to help keep your smile healthy and beautiful throughout your day. In fact, many people wear retainers at night to help them with their alignment needs. To help you with your retainer needs, our... read more »

A Mouthguard is Your Best Friend

When you’re active, in any capacity, you’re putting your body on the line. How many freak injuries have we seen football and basketball players go through? Carlos Boozer, a former power forward in the NBA, broke his hand when tripping over a bag in his home. He was out for a month. It’s these kinds of freak accidents that make... read more »

Addressing a Damaged Retainer

After months, or maybe even years of wearing braces. Your retainer may not look like much. Compared to all of that metal, your retainer looks like a pretty simple device. And it is, but it has an important job to do. Your make sure your teeth don’t drift out of alignment as they settle into their new positions. Because of... read more »

How Invisalign® Can Transform Your Smile

Did you know that Invisalign® can radically transform your smile? Well, it’s true! And best of all, these clear aligners work their magic discreetly and efficiently. How exactly does it work? Invisalign® is an orthodontic system that works to transform the pattern of your jaw and teeth. Invisalign® aligners are made of clear dental-grade plastic that is custom-made to fit... 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 »

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 »

Keep Crooked Teeth at Bay with Braces

Crooked teeth are an ailment that affects many people all around the world. In some instances, teeth may become crooked through no fault of anyone. If this should happen to you, it is vital to restoring your healthiest smile with orthodontic braces. Benefits include the following: - Braces are enormously effective at repairing your smile and improving your self-esteem and... read more »

Could Invisalign® Give You the Straight Smile You Desire?

Could Invisalign® give you the straight smile you desire? Did you know that Invisalign orthodontic aligners are metal-free and capable of straightening your smile to the ideal design you desire? Even if you have had an orthodontic alignment in the past, it may be possible for Invisalign to help fix any relapses in the alignment of your smile, and return... read more »

Finding the Perfect Orthodontic Treatment for Your Smile

Are your teeth out of alignment and in need of adjustment? Misaligned teeth can affect all areas of your oral health, and play a role in your physical and mental health as well. Finding the perfect orthodontic treatment for your smile will help you on the path to health and happiness. Straight smiles make happy smiles because a set of... read more »