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3 Questions to Ask the Orthodontist Before Braces


Braces are one of the most popular forms of treatment an orthodontist offers. It is a great way to achieve straighter teeth and a more appealing smile. However, there are certain things that it is important to know before braces […] Continue Reading


Using a Retainer After a Teeth Straightening Procedure


Teeth straightening procedures are done to improve crooked or uneven teeth that may be causing bad dental health, as well as a lack of confidence in one's appearance. Once these procedures are done, it is important to maintain certain habits […] Continue Reading


Bracing Yourself for an Orthodontic Treatment


Thinking about your orthodontic treatment choices? Whether you are living with teeth that are just a little bit crooked or very crooked, there is a teeth-straightening option that is right for you. You need to be completely prepared, which means […] Continue Reading


What Happens if I Don’t Wear My Retainers?


Any patient who goes through a teeth straightening treatment, such as braces or clear aligners, must wear retainers to keep their smile straight and looking great. It is important to understand the importance of the retainer and follow the instructions […] Continue Reading


What Are Orthodontic Palatal Expanders?


Palatal expanders are an orthodontic device that is used to correct an upper jaw that causes a bad bite. This type of misalignment is called a skeletal malocclusion. The term comes from the fact that the root cause of the […] Continue Reading


4 Orthodontic Options to Straighten and Align Teeth


There are a handful of orthodontic options available when it comes to straightening teeth and improving their alignment. Some options are more subtle than others, but most of these devices can be used to deal with a range of orthodontic […] Continue Reading


Do Braces Require Extra Daily Hygiene Steps?


Braces are a great way to straighten teeth and achieve a better, well-aligned smile, but they do not come without responsibility. There are certain daily hygiene steps that should be followed when ensuring your teeth and mouth remain healthy and […] Continue Reading


5 Questions to Ask Your Orthodontist About Invisalign


All too many patients avoid visiting the orthodontist because they do not know what to expect during the process or even if they are a good candidate. It is helpful to have a complete understanding of exactly what Invisalign is […] Continue Reading


Orthodontic FAQs [Guide to Invisalign®]


For a discreet way to fix poor teeth alignment, many patients choose the Invisalign® system. Before clear aligners like these were introduced, many adults would leave teeth alignment issues unfixed, since treatment required them to have highly visible metal braces […] Continue Reading


Teeth Straightening – 6 Reasons Adults Should Get Orthodontic Treatments


Adults are often resistant to the idea of getting orthodontic treatment. Some patients claim that braces are tied to middle school and high school rites of passage and seem completely out of place in adult life. While this was true […] Continue Reading