Tips for Caring for Your Teeth and Gums While Wearing Braces

The number one goal for your oral health is maintaining healthy teeth and gums. This means practicing diligent daily oral hygiene habits; specifically, brushing and flossing to remove plaque along with routine dental visits to remove tartar (hardened plaque), polish your teeth and have your gums checked. When you opt... Read more »

What Type of Orthodontic Retainer Will You Be Wearing?

Now that you have undergone orthodontic treatment and your teeth are finally aligned, you will want to make sure they don’t slip back into their previous positions. To prevent this from happening, retainers are used to anchor your teeth into place. Retainers are fashioned to fit your mouth with the... Read more »

Brace Yourself, the Holidays are Coming!

Straightening your teeth with orthodontics can help you achieve a more healthy, aligned and attractive smile. With the upcoming holidays, Halloween, Thanksgiving, the month of December and New Year’s (to name a few), around the corner, your orthodontics treatment won’t take a holiday, so it’s up to you to remember... Read more »

How Orthodontics Can Correct Your Bite Pattern

By now you are likely aware that keeping your teeth and gums free from tooth decay and gum disease should top your list of oral health priorities when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. But did you know that a malocclusion is another common dental issue that often needs... Read more »

Orthodontic Care for Adults

Your smile is the first thing people notice when they see you. Crooked, crowded teeth or a misaligned bite can make you feel self-conscious no matter what your age. The good news is, with today’s advances in orthodontics, straighter teeth aren’t just for kids and teens anymore. Now more than... Read more »

Braces at a Young Age

Getting braces at a younger age has proved most effective in preventing dental problems in the future. Permanent teeth start to typically come in about the ages of six to eight, and because the bones are still growing, it’s best to evaluate their tooth alignment at a young age to... Read more »

Orthodontic Treatment Can Improve a Variety of Malocclusions

In order to maintain proper oral health and care for your teeth, it is important to monitor the alignment of your teeth. If your teeth do not align well in any way, you could experience several oral health risks as a result and have a smile that does not look... Read more »

A Retainer Will Be Needed After Your Braces Have Been Removed

Each of your braces adjustments played an important role in altering the periodontal connective tissues that anchor your teeth in your gums. With consistent timing, the tension will eventually bring your teeth into their ideal orientation. Once this has been achieved our orthodontist can remove your braces. However, there will... Read more »

Invisalign® Can Help Improve Misaligned Teeth

If you had alignment issues with your teeth that went uncorrected in your adolescent years, or the alignment of your teeth has started to change with age, it can leave you with an unappealing smile. In many of these cases the deviations in your dentition can also increase your chances... Read more »

Orthodontics: How to Have a Good Easter With Your Braces

Our orthodontist, Dr. Dipak Chudasama, wants you to have a successful and wonderful Easter holiday this year filled with family time, Easter egg hunts and yummy treats. Unfortunately, if you’re not careful, you and your braces can suffer the consequences. But, the good news is that there are things you... Read more »