Posts Tagged ‘Orthodontist Ripley WV’

Why Do I Need a Retainer?

You may be wondering how important a retainer really is after treatment with braces or aligners. Is your orthodontist being a little too strict about you wearing one, or is this piece of equipment, in fact, a key player in maintaining your smile for life? Your orthodontist is correct when they say wearing your retainer…

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Why Does My Child Need an Expander?

When you bring your child into our orthodontic office to discuss potential early phase orthodontic treatment options, you may end up hearing your child needs a palatal expander. Not every child who undergoes early orthodontics will need one, but it could be beneficial in certain cases. What Is an Expander? A palatal expander is a…

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The Right Way to Brush and Floss with Braces

The Right Way to Brush and Floss with Braces

We’ve heard it all before…proper oral hygiene is the key to ensuring the health of our teeth and gums. But how can you make sure you’re going about it the right way when you have braces? Braces make it a little more challenging to properly brush and floss; however, failing to do so can have…

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