Find an Orthodontist Near You

Orthodontic Treatment: One Phase Or Two?

posted on 6-11-19
(0) Comments

AS A CULTURE, we tend to think of braces as a teenage experience, so it can be surprising to learn that the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO) recommends that children have an initial orthodontic consultation by age seven. If a child... More

Debunking 8 Braces Myths

posted on 6-4-19
(0) Comments

EVEN IF YOU’VE NEVER had braces before, you’ve probably still heard a lot of things about what they’re like. Well, don’t believe everything you hear, because there is some bad information out there. That’s why today we’re going to bust eight... More

Protect Your Retainer, Protect Your Smile

posted on 5-28-19
(0) Comments

PERHAPS IT’S BEEN YEARS SINCE YOU had braces, but suddenly you find yourself concerned about your teeth again. Why? You’ve lost (or don’t wear) your retainer! Some people lose their retainer and never bother getting a new one. Others know where their... More

Which Type of Retainer Is Best for You?

posted on 5-21-19
(0) Comments

ALTHOUGH IT MAY SEEM hard to believe during the process, one day those braces will come off! Orthodontic treatment doesn’t end after braces, however. To maintain that beautiful new smile you must wear a retainer as directed after braces are removed.... More

What Is An Orthodontic Expander?

posted on 5-7-19
(0) Comments

WHEN YOU THINK of orthodontic treatment, the first things that come to mind are braces and retainers. But there’s more to orthodontics than that! Depending on your child’s unique case, we may use other orthodontic appliances to help them achieve a... More

Trust Your Smile To An Orthodontist

posted on 4-30-19
(0) Comments

WHEN THE TIME FOR ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT comes, you have a big decision to make. You’ll find a variety of treatment plans, cost estimates, and projected treatment timelines. How do you decide what’s right for you? Do It Right The First Time... More

Why Do I Need To Wear Elastics?

posted on 4-23-19
(0) Comments

WE KNOW THAT RUBBER ELASTICS are sometimes the most difficult part of having braces. They are, however, extremely important for improving your smile! Elastics work together with the brackets and wire in your braces to straighten your teeth and correct your... More

How to Make the Most of Your Regular Dental Visits

posted on 4-16-19
(0) Comments

FOR THE AVERAGE PERSON, you only see your dentist twice a year. Even if you’re undergoing orthodontic treatment, these biannual visits are crucial to ensuring the overall health of your teeth and gums. While you may think going to the dentist... More

Caring For Your Orthodontic Retainer

posted on 4-9-19
(0) Comments

THE DAY YOU HAVE BEEN waiting for has finally arrived… your braces are off. Congratulations! A lot of people mistakenly believe that orthodontic treatment ends after braces, but it’s important to understand that wearing a retainer has an equally essential part in creating... More