Adult orthodontics

Hey Mom and Dad, you deserve a great smile, too!

Braces are for teens, right? Wrong! More and more people are getting braces in adulthood. After all, people of all ages want a beautiful, healthy smile. So to honor Self-Improvement Month all September, today we’re talking about adult orthodontics. If you’re past adolescence but aren’t 100% happy with your smile, here are some things to […]

Retention for life: the importance of your retainer

Once the braces come off, it’s time for a retainer. The retainer is extremely important at maintaining straight teeth, yet we often see patients wear their retainer less and less over time until they pretty much forget about it altogether. This can have unwanted consequences, though. Here’s why your retainer is so important, and what […]

How bite affects overall health

The bite is one of the first things dentists and orthodontists look at when working with a new patient. You’d be surprised how much we can learn simply by looking at how the top and bottom teeth fit together. A bad bite can be harmful for oral health and can go far beyond the mouth, […]

Common First Orthodontic Visit FAQs

Common First Orthodontic Visit FAQs

In our practice, we treat a lot of children and young adolescents. This means we’re often answering questions asked by their parents during their first orthodontic visit, who are in charge of deciding their child’s course of treatment. Here are some of the questions we’re asked most frequently. How early is too early for my […]