Many children and adults will wear braces at some point in their life. While the majority of orthodontic patients in the United States are between the ages of 9 and 14, there was a 40 percent increase in the amount of adults seeking braces between 1989 and 2012. When you hear the word “braces”, you … Continued
Invisalign is a revolutionary orthodontic system that can straighten your teeth quickly and discretely! In fact, you’ll notice a significant difference in your smile within weeks, and no one will even notice you’re wearing them! However, in order to ensure you maintain your oral health throughout your orthodontic treatment, it is important that you take … Continued
You may be surprised to learn that straightening your teeth does more than simply boost your confidence—though this is certainly a plus! Orthodontic treatment can also lead to a number of health benefits. For example, straighter teeth are more effective in helping you perform chewing, speaking, and biting functions than crooked teeth. Unfortunately, crooked teeth … Continued
So you’ve just finished your orthodontic treatment and are ready to show off your new, beautiful smile—congratulations! Right now, you’re probably feeling very motivated to keep your smile looking like this for years to come. Taking the necessary steps to maintain your bite alignment is critical, as your teeth will still have a tendency to … Continued
Getting braces is one of the best things you can do to improve the appearance and alignment of your teeth. However, there are a few things you must do to maintain your braces and keep your teeth in good condition throughout your treatment. To make sure you’re taking care of your braces correctly, be sure … Continued
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