1. Foods That Make Your Teeth Stronger

    Any time you talk about braces, the conversation always seems to steer toward all the foods you can't have — hard candy, taffy, ice, corn on the cob, popcorn, and chips...the list goes on. We thought we'd take a break from foods that can hurt your teeth while you have braces and talk about foods t…Read More

  2. How to Care for Your Teeth When You Have Braces

    Investing in braces so you can enjoy the benefits of straight teeth is a great idea. However, it's important to realize that the way you care for your teeth while wearing braces determines how they'll look when the braces are taken off. While your teeth may be straight, if you didn't care for them p…Read More

  3. Common Myths About Orthodontic Treatment

    There are some things in life that you just need to work. Your jaw and your teeth are definitely members of that crowd! They allow you to eat, drink, talk, and more, and when they experience troubles, it can make the most basic activities next to impossible. Generally, dental issues start small and…Read More

  4. 5 Common Orthodontic Questions

    Some people see orthodontic treatment as an advanced level of care that should be reserved for those with serious tooth issues and/or a bunch of money. This is actually not true. Orthodontic treatment is actually an important part of anyone's dental health. However, studies show that an unfortunate …Read More

  5. TMD Basics

    It can be easy to take our bodies for granted: we don't realize how important each part of the body is until one of those parts has trouble. Depending on the issue, basic daily activities can become painful and difficult. As orthodontists, we specialize in the teeth and jaw, so we're very familiar …Read More

  6. 4 Ways to Have a Great Experience With Braces

    For a majority of people, getting braces is something they don't necessarily look forward to. Sure, they're eager to have straight teeth, but they aren't super excited about having a shiny metal smile. The great news is, having braces can actually be a blast when you're working with the right team. …Read More

  7. How to Handle Food When You Have Braces

    Getting braces is a pretty significant event, no matter how old you are. Your whole mouth will feel different, and some of your habits will need to change. If you choose traditional braces with metal or plastic brackets, one of the biggest changes you'll face is the foods you can eat. Many of our p…Read More

  8. Signs of a Great Orthodontist – Part 2

    Orthodontics don’t just make your teeth look great; they also protect and enhance your dental health for years to come. However, in order to get all the benefits, you need a great orthodontist. Like we said in our last blog, you’re putting your dental future into the hands of someone you don’t…Read More

  9. Questions to Ask Your Orthodontist – Part 2

    Knowing you can trust your orthodontist is key to successful treatment. You’re the one who has to live with the results of their work, after all! The good news is, the world of orthodontics has come a long way, and you have many options. As you survey the possibilities and explore which one might …Read More

  10. Questions to Ask Your Orthodontist – Part 1

    Orthodontists should know all about teeth and how they should be treated. A great orthodontist will offer plenty of information and give you opportunities to learn. However, it’s very helpful to know what questions to ask! You don’t want to leave the office and realize you forgot to inquire abou…Read More