How to Get Your Braces Off Faster

By |2019-09-13T13:45:34+00:00September 13th, 2019|

Many advances have been made in orthodontics that make braces more comfortable to wear than ever before. However, it may be safe to say that anyone who has braces would rather see the end result of straighter teeth sooner rather than later. In our latest blog, we look at the steps you can take to [...]

A Survival Guide for Going Back to School with Braces

By |2020-03-18T17:24:28+00:00August 7th, 2019|

August is national back-to-school month! For students who are starting the new school year with braces for the first time, school may seem like a very difficult place to navigate. However, it isn’t as stressful as it may seem. Every student—whether new to dental braces or an experienced patient—should know what supplies to keep packed [...]

Are Regular Dental Cleanings Possible While Wearing Braces?

By |2019-03-19T13:59:45+00:00July 3rd, 2018|

One of the most common questions we receive from new patients is, “Should I visit my dentist for regular check-ups and cleanings while wearing braces?” The answer to this question is simple. Yes. Everyone wearing braces can and should continue with regular dental check-ups and cleanings while undergoing orthodontic treatment. Brushing & Flossing with Braces [...]

Tips for Playing Sports While You’re Wearing Braces

By |2019-03-19T13:59:53+00:00June 4th, 2018|

Have you ever looked carefully at teenagers as they play sports? If you have, you’ve probably noticed that many of them are wearing braces. Do you wonder how they engage in physical activities and contact sports without injuring their teeth or harming their metal brackets and wires? If so, you’re not alone. But wearing braces [...]

When is the Best Time to Begin Orthodontic Treatment?

By |2018-10-17T16:42:31+00:00December 4th, 2017|

Don’t worry. If you’ve passed the magic age to begin orthodontic treatment, you are not destined for a lifetime of misaligned teeth. It may be a relief to learn that orthodontic treatment can begin at almost any age. Children as well as adults can achieve orthodontic success through traditional braces, clear aligners, or another type [...]