Got Braces? Here’s How to Save Your Gums During Treatment

Gum disease is a real dental problem that ruins the smiles of many. It is dangerous and painful and it can result in the loss of your teeth if it remains untreated. This disease generally forms when the plaque on your teeth continues to grow and develop, taking over your smile. If you have braces,… Read more »

Cleaning Your Removable Retainer

Just like your braces, your removable retainer represents a serious investment in realigning your teeth and improving the overall function of your mouth. Wearing your retainer during the prescribed times and keep it properly cleaned are both essential to maintaining the new alignment of your teeth. You should always keep your retainer in its case,… Read more »

What to Do if You Have a Broken Bracket

Broken brackets are a pain, especially because they can mess with your treatment time. But there are things you can do to help the situation until you see your orthodontist. Some of the things you can do include: No. 1: Check to see if the wire is still attached to the bracket. If it is,… Read more »

Everyday Tips for Wearing Clear Aligners

Clear aligners like Invisalign, are removable form of clear plastic braces. They continue to grow in popularity for adults that seek cosmetically appealing options for dealing with minor teeth alignment issues. At the initial consultation your dentist will take X-rays and make an impression to get a better idea of your personal bite pattern and… Read more »

What Do I Do If My Crown Comes Off?

There are a number of things that can cause a crown to come loose from the abutment that anchors it into your mouth. The cause of the failure will determine on the treatment or replacement options your dentist will recommend. Contact your dentist as soon as possible for fast resolution. Do not attempt to clean,… Read more »

4 Rules for Denture Care

Dentures are great appliances that successfully replace your teeth and give you the smile you have been looking for. Whether you have a complete or partial denture, it’s recommended that you take great care of it, and we recommend doing so by doing the following things: Brush your appliance daily Just like brushing your teeth,… Read more »

Battle Halloween Tooth Decay With These Fun Tips

Tooth decay is a real dental problem that damages your teeth and attacks your smile. With Halloween lurking around the corner and the countless treats ready to fill your child’s trick-or-treating bags, cavities are not far behind. As your child visits houses, picks their favorite treats, and stuffs their mouth with candy, the chance of… Read more »

Want to Align Your Smile? Consider Invisalign®

Choosing to align your smile is a big decision that can be difficult to make, but we are here to help you. With many options available in the orthodontic world today, and although each treatment is successful and beneficial, we are here to tell you why you should consider Invisalign®! Reason No. 1: The aligners… Read more »

Why You Should Consider Orthodontic Treatment

There are many reasons why you should consider orthodontic treatment, and we are happy to tell you what those reasons are! First, the orthodontic treatment can finally wash away the embarrassment you feel each time you smile, laugh, talk, or look at yourself in the mirror. It is a great self-esteem booster, and it can… Read more »

How to Better Care for Your Gums

Do you take proper care of your gums? If not, we are happy to help you do so! Caring for your gums isn’t much different than caring for your teeth, so don’t worry about spending extra time deeply cleaning your oral tissues. But, we do want to make sure you understand how important it is… Read more »