Types and Treatment of Malocclusion

Braces and other orthodontic treatments are used to treat malocclusion, which means having crooked teeth or a “poor bite.” In a proper bite, the upper teeth sit slightly in front of the lower teeth. Malocclusion is sometimes a cosmetic problem, but crooked teeth are also hard to care for properly. This can lead to oral… Read more »

Straighten Out Your Smile with Braces

Are your teeth crowded, gapped, or misaligned? You can make the choice to change that now. Just come into and we’ll straighten out your smile with braces. To kick off your straightening treatment, call at [number] to book an appointment. One your first visit, you’ll be greeted by our friendly staff and within minutes will… Read more »

Oral Health Care Facts Blog: Invisalign®

Did you know that Invisalign® orthodontic aligners are nearly invisible to the naked eye and can often go undetected by many close friends and family members? Although they are clear, they can drastically improve your smile and give you the set of straight teeth you seek. Take this opportunity to think about what Invisalign can… Read more »

How Invisalign® Works

Do you want to align your smile, but are unsure of the best way to do it? If so, then you have come to the right place! Here at in , , we care about your smile and oral health, which is why we are proud to offer Invisalign® and to talk to you about… Read more »

Retaining a Straight Smile

Your braces were installed in your mouth by our orthodontists, Dr. Alexander, Dr. Bartlett, and Dr. Misner, to reposition your teeth. To do this, they applied progressive tension to the hardware at your routine adjustment sessions. This effectively stretched the periodontal ligaments that anchor each one of your teeth in its specific socket. After your… Read more »

The Simple Truths of Orthodontic Treatments With Adults

Having a healthy smile is a simple thing to understand, yet harder to achieve. Luckily, our team here at in , , is proud to offer orthodontic treatment to adults, so you can feel confident in your professional life as well as your personal life too. There are many different ways to improve your smile… Read more »

Don’t Delay in Having Damaged Braces Repaired

The braces components and various orthodontic hardware making up the braces installed in your mouth were designed to withstand the rigors of chewing most normal foods. However, sticky foods, chewing gum and hard foods could potentially loosen or damage a piece of braces hardware. If something does happen to your braces, you should not delay… Read more »

Take a Bite into Orthodontics

Orthodontics is the name for that fantastic branch of dentistry which turns bad bites into good bites. And no, that’s not a plug for making your food taste better. It’s about the contact between your upper and lower teeth. Straight teeth are more than just visually appealing; they can meet properly to make chewing, speaking… Read more »

Tips on Caring for Your Retainer

Little did you know, your retainer keeps your teeth from relapsing out of position after you’ve completed orthodontic treatment. However, that’s only the case if you take good care of it. Therefore, it’s important to do all you can to keep your retainer in tip-top shape. To help you do so, Dr. and our orthodontic… Read more »

Dental Hygiene with Braces

Orthodontics is used to straighten the teeth and correct the bite. This can improve not only the appearance of your smile, but the health as well. Now that you are undergoing orthodontic treatment, there are some things you should know about caring for your teeth and braces. Dental Hygiene with Braces To floss your teeth… Read more »