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 and other orthodontic hardware components. Each of these components requires... read more »

Why Invisalign Is a Convenient Way to Straighten Your Smile

At Kirby Nelson Orthodontics, Dr. Kirby Nelson and our team are excited to provide our patients with Invisalign for their smiles in North Bend, Washington who are wanting to align their smiles. So, what is the Invisalign system? It is a discreet way to align your smile by using clear aligner trays. These clear plastic aligner trays are worn for... 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 still play sports while you have braces. We are here... read more »