How to Keep Your Teeth White While Wearing Braces

Do braces make your teeth turn yellow? And if so, what can you do about it? We get these kinds of questions often from our patients. While yes, it is possible that braces can result in slight discoloration, there are ways you can help to prevent this from happening. It starts with consistent and effective … Continue reading “How to Keep Your Teeth White While Wearing Braces”

How to Accelerate Your Braces Treatment

One of the most common questions we get when working with a new braces patient is, “how long do I have to wear my braces?” or, “how can I accelerate braces treatment?” The answer, like most orthodontic treatments, is that it depends. Every person responds to orthodontic treatment differently and given the various types of … Continue reading “How to Accelerate Your Braces Treatment”

How Much Do Braces Cost? Tips for Maximum Savings

The cost of braces may vary due to the fact that each individual’s case is determined by many factors. Factors may include how severe the case is, how long treatment will take, and if any complications arise along the way. Also, the American Association of Orthodontists does not track any fees for orthodontic care, so … Continue reading “How Much Do Braces Cost? Tips for Maximum Savings”

Clear Braces: Everything You Need to Know

If you are searching for braces, clear braces might be what you are looking for. Clear bracket braces have become more popular because of their ability to blend in with the teeth. But, it is important to do your research and choose the best option for you. What are clear braces? Clear or “tooth-colored” brackets … Continue reading “Clear Braces: Everything You Need to Know”

Crowded Teeth: Why It Happens & What to Do About It

Teeth crowding is the most common problem associated with the need for orthodontic treatment. Many factors contribute to dental crowding but the most common reason for crowding is a discrepancy between the space available in each jaw and the size of the teeth. Crowding can lead to impacted teeth, a “bad bite”, and an unaesthetic … Continue reading “Crowded Teeth: Why It Happens & What to Do About It”

8 Myths About Braces You Should Know

There’s all kinds of rumors that float around about braces. If you’ve never had braces, you’re likely to be worried about some of these myths which might be keeping you from getting braces. Here’s the truth about braces and some answer to common braces myths. Can braces rust? The answer is no, braces do not … Continue reading “8 Myths About Braces You Should Know”

How to brush your teeth with braces

How to Brush Your Teeth With Braces

Getting braces means you may have to switch up how you brush your teeth. Sometimes, it can be tricky. Once you get braces, plaque and food pieces have more spaces to accumulate. Unfortunately, they end up trapped because of the braces. This is why it’s essential to know how to brush your teeth with braces. … Continue reading “How to Brush Your Teeth With Braces”

Early Orthodontic Care Is Extremely Important – Here’s Why

While you might be on the fence regarding orthodontic care or you maybe see it as mostly cosmetic, the truth is early orthodontic treatments can help prevent costly issues in the future. Everyone is different, but we tend to see the benefits of early orthodontic treatment in many of our patients. Here’s just a few … Continue reading “Early Orthodontic Care Is Extremely Important – Here’s Why”

8 Signs You Should See an Orthodontist

In some cases, orthodontic care is cosmetic, but the majority that seek orthodontic care will benefit from improved dental health that may prevent issues in the future. While some symptoms are more obvious than others, here’s a list of the most common reasons you should seek orthodontic care from a certified orthodontist in your area. … Continue reading “8 Signs You Should See an Orthodontist”

Here’s How Your Smile Can Change As You Get Older

As you get older, your mouth will evolve. Not only will your teeth wear down from chewing every day, but they will actually continue to move in your adult life. In some cases, teeth may move quite a bit as you age and in others the movement and shifting of teeth may be more subtle. … Continue reading “Here’s How Your Smile Can Change As You Get Older”