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Caring for Your Removable Orthodontic Devices

Not all orthodontic treatments are permanently attached to your mouth.  Some, like retainers or night guards, can be easily removed.  To keep your mouth healthy, and to keep these devices working properly, it is important to that you keep these devices clean.  To help take care of your removable orthodontic devices, keep the following three […]

Common Complaints : When to Call Your Orthodontist

Braces are a wonderful modern convenience that can not only leave you with a beautiful smile, but fix a number of dental concerns.  However, while braces are built for a heavy duty job, there is always a chance that something will break or other problems will arise.  Some problems can be easily fixed at home, […]

Foods To Avoid When Wearing Braces

It’s important to remember that braces, while fixing your teeth and giving you a healthy smile, are full of delicate and breakable parts. In order to make sure your braces function correctly – and avoid unnecessary trips to the orthodontist in order to fix popped, bent, or broken parts – it’s helpful to avoid certain […]

How Long Will My Child Need to Wear Braces?

If you’re considering braces for your child, one of the first questions you may ask is, “how long?” The purpose of braces is to resolve issues with your teeth, such as gaps, underbites, and overbites. The braces slowly work to move your teeth into their proper position.  This takes time, and it’s not something that […]