How to Rid Bad Breath When You Have Braces

Bad breath is annoying, especially when you have braces, but it can happen if you aren’t careful with your oral hygiene routine. To help you eliminate bad breath when you’re aligning your smile, our dental team encourages you to do the following things: -Brush your teeth: Because food tends to cling to the appliance, it’s… Read more »

Don’t Suffer Needlessly with TMJ, There Is Help

If you have been suffering from problems with your jaw and the muscles in your face that control it, you may have what is known as temporomandibular disorders–or TMD/TMJ. And if that is the case, our team in , is here to help. TMD/TMJ are a group of conditions that cause pain and dysfunction in… Read more »

Caring for Your Braces

The secret to your oral health care is continuing to do your part to keep all treatment options at their optimum levels. If you have orthodontic braces, it is imperative to do your part to keep them clean. Your orthodontist at wants to help make your smile as wonderful as it can be in as… Read more »

Simple Tips to Help You Floss

Flossing our teeth can sometimes seem like it takes an inordinate amount of time, but in reality, you only need to set aside a few extra minutes a day to effectively add flossing to your daily oral health care routines. If you only brush your teeth and forget to floss, it’s highly possible that food… Read more »

Dental Veneers Need Some Basic Care to Help Maintain Your White Smile

The custom shaped and shaded dental veneers installed on your teeth by your dentist, Dr. , are made from a special porcelain material. The veneers are not as receptive to staining as natural tooth enamel. With some basic care and daily cleaning, you can help maintain your new, white smile for many years to come…. Read more »

Healthy Teeth and Gums for the Holidays

This holiday season, don’t forget your smile because oral health never takes a holiday. Your mouth is prone to enamel decay, tooth sensitivity, cavities, and tooth loss thanks to the buildup of acid in your mouth. The bacterial acid forms into plaque and calculus on your teeth around the gum line. Left unchecked, this can lead… Read more »

Maintaining Your Braces and Healthy Teeth Is Critical in the Process of Aligning Your Smile

Your braces are cemented directly onto the faces of your teeth. Through the course of timely, consistent adjustments, they will realign your teeth to give you a healthier mouth and an appealing smile. If any part of your braces is damaged or if you develop tooth decay, the resulting complications will likely increase the treatment… Read more »

Braces Can Be Used to Fix Misaligned Smiles

There are a number of various kinds of braces, but all work on the same simple principle. They all work by slowly and subtly stretching out the ligaments that hold your teeth in the socket. Over the course of time, this can give you a straight smile. Common orthodontic issues such as bad alignment or… Read more »

How Are Dentures Made?

Do you ever wonder how dentures are made? If so, our team is more than happy to tell you! The denture-making process involves four steps, and those four steps are: Step 1: When you first come into our office, your dentist will make a series of impressions of your jaw. Your dentist will also take… Read more »

Even After Your Braces Have Been Removed You Will Still Need to Use a Retainer

Through the course of routine adjustment sessions with your orthodontist, your teeth have achieved their ideal alignment. Even after your braces have been removed, there will still be some residual tension in the periodontal ligaments that anchor your teeth in the sockets. If it isn’t countered in some way this residual tension can slowly start… Read more »