Posts Tagged ‘braces’

Showing Your Team Spirit with Your Smile

Football season is finally here! Whether you’re a die-hard high school or college football fan, prefer the pros, or like a different sport altogether, showing your team spirit can be easy! You have all of the jerseys, decorations for your room, and other fun memorabilia, but you want to do more. We get it. Following…

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Why More Women Are Using Braces and Invisalign

woman with braces

Do you ever feel like you’ve missed the boat when it comes to orthodontic treatment? Maybe you should have tackled it when you were in college or begged your parents to get it over with in middle school. What matters now is you’re considering it. You’re thinking about getting the smile you’ve always wanted by…

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Braces and Bullying

Braces and Bullying

When you’re a teen, it seems like there’s always that one person who is out to ruin your day with a mean comment. Unfortunately, bullies are out there in all facets of the world, and it can be difficult if you have braces, because bullies may see you as a target. The good news is…

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How Do Braces Move Your Teeth?

When you think of ways to straighten your teeth, braces are likely the first thing that pops into your head. But how exactly does this set of metal wires, brackets, and bands move teeth into the right position? Parts of Braces Traditional braces are made up of a few different parts, which all work together…

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What Is Orthodontics?

Orthodontics

You’ve probably heard of an orthodontist. They’re the ones who provide patients with braces to give them a perfect smile, right? Although that is part of what an orthodontist does, the field of orthodontics is complex and very important to our health. Often the issues with our teeth are more than just cosmetic. Abnormal jaw…

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What to Expect When You Are Done with Braces

life-after-braces

The moment is here…your braces are coming off and you’re finally able to enjoy all of the hard work you’ve done. Cue the parade music, cake and balloons! After all of the orthodontist appointments, adjustments, minor discomfort and food restrictions, you’re finally able to wear your smile like a badge of honor. Congratulations! You should…

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