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 while wearing braces, work the... read more »

Invisalign® Can Help You & Your Smile

For those that have crooked teeth or a misaligned bite, traditional braces are not the only option. If you would like to straighten your teeth without the use of brackets and wires, consider Invisalign® in Queensbury, New York. The Invisalign system uses a series of clear, comfortable, removable aligners to straighten the teeth over time. Each set of aligners is... read more »

Are You Ready to Learn About Invisalign®?

Have you ever heard of Invisalign®? It is an orthodontic system designed to straighten your teeth without the use of metals or wires. With Invisalign’s patented thermoplastic design you can easily transform your crooked smile into the smile of your heart’s desire. Are you ready to learn about Invisalign? The following questions can help: TRUE or FALSE: Invisalign aligners are... read more »

Smile Care in Braces Is Easier Than You Think

At Alexander Orthodontics, our orthodontists Drs. Steven Alexander, Dean Bartlett, and Kenner Misner are pleased to provide orthodontics for our patients in Queensbury, New York. In today's blog, we are to share how caring for your smile in braces is easier than you might think. 1- Brushing  Brushing your teeth is the cornerstone of any strong oral hygiene routine. But cleaning... read more »

Regular Adjustments Are Critical for Realigning Your Teeth

The braces installed in your mouth by your orthodontist, Dr. Steven Alexander, represent a serious investment in realigning your teeth for a healthier mouth and a winning smile. They do this by applying progressive tension to the periodontal ligaments anchoring the teeth in their sockets. Over the course of time, your teeth will adapt to their new positions and a... read more »

A Brief Overview of Orthodontic Treatment

We want you to know what to expect when you come get braces. While it can seem intimidating when considering braces for the first time, our expert team at Alexander Orthodontics works hard to make sure your experience getting your teeth straightened is as comfortable as possible. Your first visit will be fairly simple. Dr. Steven Alexander or Dr. Steven... read more »

The Dental Issues to Prevent When You Have Braces

Orthodontic treatment is very beneficial. In fact, it’s so beneficial that it can help you reach your dream smile. However, it can also be a little troublesome at times, which usually results in a longer treatment time. So, if you want to keep your smile and oral health in tip-top shape during your treatment so you can achieve your perfect... read more »

Never Stop Brushing Just to Accommodate Your Orthodontic Braces

Do you have orthodontic braces that make brushing your teeth difficult? Not to worry, there are cleaning techniques that can keep your smile bright and white. If your braces are getting in the way, your best option is to change the way you brush. It is also recommended to ask our orthodontist which tools work best for cleaning with braces. Here... read more »

Ceramic Braces Are Hard to See for the Casual Observer

There are multiple styles of braces that are offered by your orthodontist, Dr. Steven Alexander. One of the more cosmetically appealing options is ceramic braces. Since the ceramic material can be custom-shaded to match your natural tooth enamel, it makes it difficult for the casual observer to even notice you’re wearing braces. Even though the braces are relatively durable, they... read more »