Do retainers wear out?

Do Retainers Wear Out?

Just as important as correcting your smile with orthodontic treatment is making sure you keep your new smile. After all, it would be a shame to put the time ...
preventing tooth decay with braces

Preventing Tooth Decay with Braces

Most people start orthodontic treatment with the end goal in mind. But it’s just as important to focus on how you can maintain your dental health while improving your ...
Braces and Swollen Gums

Braces and Swollen Gums

When you start orthodontic treatment with braces, you’re anticipating getting straighter teeth and improving your overall dental health. But it’s important to also be prepared for some of the ...
here's what you should know if you are considering getting braces with veneers

Can I Have Braces and Veneers at the Same Time?

Patients who want to improve their smile have lots of options available to them, including orthodontic treatment with braces or Invisalign. But beyond orthodontics, one popular form of cosmetic ...
Make sure you take precautions if you play a contact sport while having braces.

Playing Sports with Braces

There’s no need to fear when you start orthodontic treatment with braces; you’ll still be able to participate in your favorite activities. There will be a few adjustments you’ll ...
Learn whether or not you should consider getting braces of Invisalign.

Signs Your Teen Needs Braces or Invisalign

For most patients, the ideal time to start orthodontic treatment is either in middle school or high school during their teenage years. However, you may not be entirely sure ...
Yes, you can have braces while being in a marching band.

Can You Be in Marching Band with Braces?

People thinking of starting orthodontic treatment with braces often wonder if they’ll be able to keep doing the things they love while they work to improve their smile. This ...
jaw pain

Relieving Jaw Pain with Orthodontic Treatment

By now you know that getting orthodontic treatment can improve the appearance of your smile by making your teeth straight. But did you know it can also make your ...
Learn how people can be allergic to braces.

Can People Be Allergic to Braces?

There are several reasons patients may be hesitant to start orthodontic treatment with braces, such as appearances or having to limit themselves to softer foods. Another concern that’s less ...