Choosing the Right type of Braces for your Alignment Needs

In the past braces were seen almost as a rite of passage for adolescents that needed to have the teeth realigned for a smooth even smile that could serve them throughout adulthood. In more recent years, more and more adults have started wearing braces to help improve alignment of their smile and overall function of… Read more »

The 3 Reasons Why Having Braces as an Adult Isn’t That Bad

If you’ve passed your teen years without aligning your smile, it’s never too late! We want you to have the smile you have always wanted, and we’re happy to tell you that more and more adults choose to straighten their smile each day. So, if you’re interested in finally aligning your adult smile, we encourage… Read more »

Lingual Braces and Tooth-Whitening Products

Some people find lingual braces appealing because the brackets and wires are on the inside of the teeth towards the tongue. Braces are a serious investment in the cosmetic appearance or correction of your smile. Sometimes your teeth can develop mild surface staining that might have you wanting to seek out a tooth-whitening product. The… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry: Beautifying Your Smile With Veneers

Are you tired of your unattractive, imperfect smile? If so, we have a way to help you! Dental veneers are thin, custom-made shells that cover your teeth and disguise the flaws in your smile. This cosmetic treatment is an easy, painless way of finally achieving the smile of your dreams, and it’s a perfect solution… Read more »

The Basics of Braces for Young Kids

If your child is around 7 years old, it’s about time to bring them in for their first orthodontic appointment! The American Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontists strongly recommend taking your child to their first orthodontic appointment by the time they are 7 years old. Doing so will give the orthodontist the… Read more »

Understanding the Pros and Cons of 4 Types of Braces

Before you decide on a certain kind of braces, consider all of your options. There are four types of braces available in the orthodontic world today, and we are happy to educate you on the pros and cons of each treatment. Traditional/Metal Braces Metal or traditional braces are the braces people automatically think of when… Read more »

Living with Braces: 7 Tips to Get Through the Day

Braces are successful, productive appliances that give you the smile you have always wanted, but sometimes they can be a little inconvenient an uncomfortable. To help you have the best and most successful experience with braces, we recommend using these seven tips to get you through the day: 1. Make sure to keep a toothbrush… Read more »

Braces For Adults

Adults can have braces? Yes, they can. Though we normally associate orthodontia-wear with kids and teenagers, more and more adults are getting braces to align their smile. Learn more about orthodontics and adulthood is this post. Can all adults get braces? Consulting your dentist and orthodontist will help you determine whether you are a viable… Read more »

DIY Whitening Treatments

Just like fingerprints, everyone’s teeth are unique. This means that there is no “one size fits all” whitening treatment. It has become a recent trend to make your own teeth whitening mixture using household items. This sounds like a great way to save money, but also a great way to cause significant damage to your… Read more »

Halloween Candy

When you think of October you probably think of the leaves changing, hot chocolate, and Halloween. Well, it is also National Oral Hygiene Month! Since we understand how hard it would be ask you all to forego your Halloween loot this year,  we have compiled a list of popular candies yo let you know which candies… Read more »