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Can Children with Baby Teeth Get Braces?

It’s no surprise a child with an overbite want to get it fixed as soon as they can…

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Should I Still See a Dentist While Under the Care of an Orthodontist?

This is a frequently asked question that arises among many orthodontic patients…

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Should I Wait to See an Orthodontist Until All the Baby Teeth Are Gone?

Even though most orthodontic treatment begins between age 9 and 14, the American Association of Orthodontists recommends…

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Can Invisalign Aligners Double as Mouth Guards?

With Invisalign, it’s true that you don’t have to worry about sharp brackets cutting into your mouth if you take a blow to the face, but…

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Will Time Instead of Treatment Fix Orthodontic Problems?

Orthodontic issues are rarely self-correcting; in fact, they may worsen over time, as permanent teeth are larger than primary teeth…

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What Types of Braces Should a Child-Athlete Wear?

Since the type of braces your child is wearing was initially determined by their orthodontist to be the best means of treating the orthodontic issue…

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Can Kids Wear Braces for an Extra Year to Avoid the Retainer?

Children still need to wear a retainer post-treatment for several reasons…

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Why Do Braces Appear Dirty?

Braces offer new places for food to stick to or become lodged. But that doesn’t mean you can’t keep them as clean as possible…

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Do Water Flossers Work as Well as Regular Flossing?

As a mom, I know that getting your kids to floss daily can be a struggle – especially when they are wearing braces…

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Invisalign & Teens

When a teen is a good candidate, there are many benefits to Invisalign Teen…

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