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What an Ideal Bite Looks Like

Orthodontic care extends well beyond the appearance of your teeth, so it’s common that patients require a treatment plan to help them get an ideal bite. Below, we explore what an ideal bite should look like and why it’s important to get the proper orthodontic treatments to achieve it. Understanding Your Bite Some of the patients who [...]

What an Ideal Bite Looks Like

When to See an Orthodontist

For many people, it can be difficult to determine exactly when they or their children should visit an orthodontist, so we’ve outlined a few of the most important things to consider to help you better understand when to proceed with orthodontic treatment. However, it’s essential to keep in mind that everyone is different. So, no matter what answers [...]

When to See an Orthodontist

Treating Cleft Palate

If your child has been diagnosed with a cleft palate, you may be curious about what the process looks like for getting them the treatment they require to enhance their ability to eat and communicate. Below, we look at some of the basic information surrounding cleft palate treatment, diagnosis and orthodontic support, so you can get a [...]

Treating Cleft Palate

Ceramic Braces Vs. Traditional Braces: What’s The Difference?

Dependent on your orthodontic wants and needs, you may wish to explore the differences between traditional and ceramic braces to determine which one will suit you best. Ceramic braces are a much less visible alternative than traditional metal braces, but it’s important to consider some of the nuances between the two. Who Can Wear Ceramic Braces? [...]

Ceramic Braces Vs. Traditional Braces: What’s The Difference?

How Long Do Orthodontic Retainers Last?

You are officially free from your braces, but now you need to acquaint yourself with a retainer, so you may be wondering how long your retainer will last and what length of time you’ll need to wear it for. Some of our patients find the fact that retainers are a lifelong necessity a bit hard to chew. However, [...]

How Long Do Orthodontic Retainers Last?

Different Types of Braces and Their Use

The time has come for you to consider how braces may affect your smile, but did you know there are a few different types of braces that may help you achieve selfie-worthy results? If your dentist has suggested you may benefit from a visit to an orthodontist, you may have the opportunity to explore four different [...]

Different Types of Braces and Their Use

How to Fix Misaligned Teeth from Not Wearing Your Retainer

Due to numerous biological and lifestyle factors, our teeth are almost always shifting, so if you forget to wear your retainer and begin to see movement in your mouth, this is what you can do to try and get back to the perfect smile you achieved post-braces. Once your braces come off, you’ll be fitted with a retainer [...]

How to Fix Misaligned Teeth from Not Wearing Your Retainer

How Do You Determine If You Need Braces?

A visit to your dentist can help determine if you need braces. They can review your teeth and check for warning signs that you may require orthodontic treatment. Your dentist will then refer you to a licensed orthodontist who will perform a thorough evaluation of your teeth to determine if you need braces and develop [...]

How Do You Determine If You Need Braces?

What’s the First Week with Braces Like?

The first week of having braces can be a big adjustment for patients, but as time goes on, dealing with your new orthodontics will become second nature. To make sure the first several days of having braces go smoothly, we’ve covered a few of the basics below to help keep you happy and healthy. Pain [...]

What’s the First Week with Braces Like?