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 […]

Accelerated orthodontics: methods and technology to speed up your treatment time

Accelerated Orthodontics: Methods and Technology to Speed Up Your Treatment Time

As we mentioned in our last blog post, one of the most common questions we hear from patients is “when am I done?” In an instant-gratification world, it can be hard for patients to accept the amount of time it will take to achieve a beautiful smile. There are ways, however, to speed up your […]

The 3 Questions Patients Ask Most About Orthodontics – And Our Answers

We see tons of patients every single day, and not a day goes by without us hearing one of these questions: When am I done? Will it hurt? How much will it cost? We would like to share our answers to these patient FAQs to help you better understand these key aspects of orthodontic treatment! […]

Why you should think twice before using DIY orthodontics

“At home” or “DIY” orthodontics is becoming increasingly popular. At first glance, there are some seemingly attractive things about this: getting aligners mailed to your door, being able to get started right away online, and going through orthodontic treatment without having to ever step foot in an orthodontist office. If DIY orthodontics has piqued your […]

National Nutrition Month: How Your Diet Affects Your Oral Health

March means it’s National Nutrition Month! How can you celebrate this event? It’s simple and easy—make wise decisions in your eating habits to benefit your health. National Nutrition Month was created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics with a world vision where all people thrive through the transformative power of food and nutrition. But […]