Orthodontic Appliances for Children

That’s right, orthodontic appliances are not just for teenagers and adults. In many cases, children are the perfect patients as their teeth and jaws are developing. By using appliances at an early age, we can prevent greater problems as they get older. Fixing the problem early can be the best strategy. Orthodontics for children is…

Holiday Orthodontics Tips

As the holidays are approaching quickly and we get closer to Christmas, orthodontic patients discover a whole set of challenges that they didn’t have to deal with before. Here are a few suggestions for patients wearing braces or Invisalign over the holidays: Watch what you eat We know that the sticky candy looks amazing, but…

What parents need to know about Invisalign

For parents concerned about how their children look while they’re having orthodontic work done, Invisalign appears to be the perfect solution. The aligners don’t draw any attention to the wearer and most people would never know the person is straightening their teeth. Contrast that with braces, which are obvious to everyone, and you can see…

How Do You Take Care of Braces?

One of the biggest concerns after you get braces is the daily care and maintenance. It’s a new experience, having this appliance in your mouth, and it demands many changes in your daily routine. Here are a few suggestions for taking care of your braces: Brush and floss after every meal Since it’s easier for…

The Right Toothbrush for Braces

Brushing your teeth is an important step to good dental hygiene in order to remove the food and plaque left behind after eating. When you’re wearing braces, it becomes a little bit more challenging, as the wires offer food more places to hide. Luckily, there are both electric and manual toothbrushes that are designed to…

How do you become an Orthodontist?

Are you looking for a rewarding and challenging job that will provide financial stability for you and your family while helping other people feel better about themselves and improve their self esteem? If you have a keen interest in science and medicine, then a career in Orthodontics might be the field for you.   What…

Are Braces Right For Me?

With healthy living as an ongoing trend, adults are more concerned with their teeth remaining strong and healthy well into their twilight years. Adults that have spent their life being unhappy with their smile may pose the question “are braces right for me”? In actuality, adult orthodontics has grown in popularity over the past several years,…