Understanding the Differences Between Clear Braces and Invisalign®

If you are one who is trying to decide on the perfect appliance that will give you the smile you will love for a lifetime, this blog is perfect for you! There are many orthodontic appliances available in the world today, and many people get confused about the differences between... Read more »

Straightening Your Smile with the Right Braces

If you are interested in straightening your smile, now is the time to consider the many orthodontic options. There are four different types of braces in the orthodontic world today, and we encourage you to learn all about them and decide which treatment is best for your smile. Traditional/Metal Braces... Read more »

Play Sports with Confidence in Your Braces

If you are an athlete who isn’t quite sure about playing sports with braces, we are happy to help you feel more comfortable and confident in your braces while you run, shoot, dribble, throw, kick, and tackle. Can I still play sports if I have braces? Yes, you can definitely... Read more »

Got Braces? Keep Your Chompers Healthy with These Quick Tips

It is extremely important to keep your teeth healthy and clean, especially when you have braces. If you wish to have a successful and productive experience with your orthodontic treatment, orthodontists today strongly recommend participating in a daily oral hygiene routine, which should include the following steps: 1. Get ready... Read more »

Most Common Orthodontic Terms Defined

Throughout your orthodontic treatment, you may hear your orthodontists refer to different parts of your braces that you had no idea even existed. Some terms may be familiar and some may sound like an entirely different language. It is important to know what these terms mean so that you can... Read more »

Orthodontic Tips for Children

The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that all children get a check-up with an orthodontist no later than age 7. There are many reasons for this, but here are a few of the most important: Orthodontists can spot problems with baby teeth and new teeth that others may not see... Read more »

Tips and Tricks for Eating With Your Braces

Most people who have had braces know that eating with braces is not a walk in the park. Here are four tips to help make eating a little bit more enjoyable for these 12-18 months. Chew food with the side of your mouth. When you first get your braces on,... Read more »

Getting Your Braces On

Braces used to be associated negatively among children many years ago. Names like “brace face” and “metal mouth” were common phrases exchanged among school children. Today, between 50-70 percent of American children between the ages of 6-18 have braces, and society has learned to embrace the “brace face.” Getting braces... Read more »