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How to Take Care of Braces for Kids
Children with braces must protect them to avoid damage or disruption of treatment. But with these guidelines on proper wear and care, your child can get the most from their orthodontics treatment. Why Care is Critical for Braces To get the best results from braces, your child needs to take very good care of them. This translates to eating the…Continue reading
Get the Most from Your Orthodontic Treatment with Proper Oral Care
If you have crooked teeth, a trip to the orthodontist is in your future. Orthodontists specialize in correcting the way your teeth line up and fit together when you bite. Your orthodontist can take X-rays and make molds of your teeth to determine if you need to wear corrective brackets called braces, or a retainer. The idea of wearing metal…Continue reading
Tips for Caring for Orthodontic Appliances
The joy of braces for kids. Orthodontics are a true-character building experience from the days of youth for many people—months or years of clinking metal, popping rubber bands, and tightening of braces, all in the name of a straight, shiny beautiful smile. And looking back, most people would agree that it was worth it. If you are in the midst…Continue reading
When Should My Child See an Orthodontist?
Young or old, it is always the right time to visit an orthodontist. Whether you are a teenager, middle-aged, or older, it is never too late to work toward a beautiful smile with braces for children or adults. But, you might be wondering if your child is too young to see an orthodontist. Typically, your general dentist will be able…Continue reading
The Wonders of Invisalign®
You want a beautiful, confident smile, but you are worried that traditional braces will be uncomfortable and inconvenient. Good news. You now have another orthodontics option, thanks to Invisalign® from Align Technology, Inc. Invisalign uses cutting-edge technology to create custom-fitted aligning trays that are both removable and nearly invisible. How does it work? While traditional braces for children and adults…Continue reading