Retainer Care Tips

If you want to maintain a straight and beautiful smile for a lifetime, it’s best that you wear your retainer on a regular basis. Retainers are reliable appliances that can keep your teeth in the best and straightest condition possible. This is beneficial because your teeth constantly move each day, even if you don’t realize… Read more »

The Helpful Items to Keep in Your Ortho Handbag

As you align your smile with braces, there are times that might be a bit troubling. However, one thing that can help you during those times is an orthodontic handbag! In this handbag, our team recommends having the following items: · Orthodontic wax: Orthodontic wax is extremely helpful because, oftentimes, your braces will poke and… Read more »

A Loose Crown Requires Immediate Attention

While your new crown is designed to be very durable, and last for many years, there are still a few things that can cause it to come loose. A fall, blow to the face or chronic gum disease can all cause your crown to come loose from the abutment. Even though the crown remains in… Read more »

How To Help Your Child Prevent Dental Issues

As your child grows into the strong, healthy, and beautiful smile they deserve, the best thing you can do is help them prevent dental issues. But how do you do that? Well, we are thrilled to help you! If you do the following three things, your child will have the best chance at having a… Read more »

5 Foods to Help Avoid Tooth Decay

Many people struggle with oral health. With so much foods lurking around every turn, it’s easy to get pick up bad oral habits. However, there are five foods to avoid to help you maintain positive oral health. Using these five tips of food to avoid with your daily oral habits, can help you and your… Read more »

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 »