Sleep Apnea Treatment

Sleep apnea is one of the most debilitating chronic conditions American adults have to deal with today. A lack of adequate sleep results directly in poor health. It contributes to weight gain and heart disease, two problems you always want to avoid. Fortunately, there are treatments available. One of those... Read more »

TMJ Disorder Explained

There are quite a few different problems you can have with your mouth. From cavities to gum disease, there’s no shortage of issues you need to be on the lookout for. You probably don’t think about problems with your jaw that often, though. Specifically, there’s a disorder you can develop... Read more »

Embarrassed By Your Braces When Taking Pics?

Lots of people get braces in their youth. They are nothing to be self-conscious about. In fact, you should look at it as a rite of passage into adulthood. If the thought of taking photos while you are sporting braces embarrasses you, don't let it. Embrace the braces! You're attitude... Read more »

What’s the Point of Braces?

Does it feel like the only reason to get braces is to get straight teeth? And that feels like you’re playing into some kind of societal norm, right? Well, kidding about societal norms aside, it’s easy to understand why some people question the necessity of braces. The truth is that... Read more »

Try Invisalign® To Align Your Teeth Discreetly

If you are looking to align your teeth but want to avoid the use of metal braces, Invisalign® could be the answer you are looking for. Invisalign works by aligning your teeth discreetly through the use of clear aligners. To help you learn more about Invisalign, our orthodontists with Kirby... Read more »

Malocclusions: What Can Be Done?

Were you told that you have a malocclusion? Are you trying to find out what can be done about it? You are not the only one. Roughly one in every five people have a form of malocclusion, which is when the teeth between the jaws connect irregularly. These can include... Read more »

Super Smile Treatments: Orthodontics

How much do you know about orthodontics? Orthodontics refers to a branch of dentistry designed to focus entirely on the correction and guidance of a healthy bite. If for any reason your bites are not in alignment, and your teeth are crooked in any way, it can impair your ability... Read more »

Bring Out Your Best Smile with Braces

The benefits of straighter teeth are often underrated. Many individuals think straighter teeth simply indicate a more aesthetically-pleasing smile. However, this is not true, as there are several health benefits to having straighter teeth. If for any reason your teeth are out of alignment, you will suffer from an increased... Read more »

The Orthodontic Appliances That Can Align Your Smile

If you’re curious to know which orthodontic appliances can align your smile, then you have come to the right blog. Our orthodontist, Dr. Kirby Nelson, is happy to list the different appliances that can give you the results you are looking for. Now, this doesn’t mean we offer every appliance,... Read more »

An Athlete with Braces Might Need a Customized Mouth Guard

When Dr. Kirby Nelson and his team installed the new orthodontic braces in your child’s mouth, they inserted a functional system that is capable of gradually correcting the alignment of your child’s teeth. This system, though simple in purpose, includes a series of metal brackets that are integrated with wires... Read more »