Brush and Floss Like a Boss

The ultimate guide to help you brush and floss while wearing braces. Having good oral hygiene is important for everyone but when you have braces, it’s even more critical! Braces tend to trap food against your teeth, which can lead to bad breath, plaque build-up, cavities, and discoloration on your teeth. After all the time,… Read more »

How to Care for Your Palatal Expander

It’s important to properly care for your palatal expander to ensure it’s doing its job and staying in place. Do you know what it means to care for your palatal expander? A palatal expander is a metal appliance that is found on the roof of your mouth to make room for your upper teeth and tongue by… Read more »

How to Care for Your Retainer

The Best Care for Your Retainer Recently got your braces off? Here’s how you can care for your retainer. Having braces is a huge investment, so when you get them off and receive a retainer, you want to make sure you’re caring for your new smile and the retainer. Caring for your new smile means… Read more »

New Year, New Smile

Start the new year by giving your smile a makeover. 2018 is here and that means new resolutions and goals to achieve by the end of the year. Some people will be setting a weight loss goal or another personal achievement to reach. Others may be setting family goals or goals to achieve at work…. Read more »

Protect Your Braces this Holiday Season

Here are 5 tips to protect your braces this holiday season The holiday season is such a fun time of the year for a number of reasons, one of them is the food. From gingerbread men to eggnog and chocolate oranges to candy canes, the holidays are filled with delicious sweet treats. While these sweet… Read more »

Oral Care with Invisalign®

Any new treatment takes some getting used to. To help you care for your Invisalign® aligner properly, your orthodontist, Dr. [doctor_name] with [practice_name] in [city], [state], is delighted to offer the advice you need to keep your valuable aligners and precious smile in shape. The most important thing to remember while you transition into wearing… Read more »

Consider Braces

Do you have a malocclusion, bad bite, or misalignment in your smile? If so, consider braces so your smile can thrive for a lifetime to come. To learn more about braces, please read the following: – Braces can correct many issues with crooked teeth and leave you with a straighter and more beautiful smile. –… Read more »

Taking Care of Your Retainer

You and your braces will be spending quite a bit of time together. You probably won’t become old friends, but it will be a long-term relationship. Eventually, the time will come for them to be removed. And then…you will almost be ready to show off your smile to the world. Your braces do the hard… Read more »

The Number of Braces Adjustments Can Vary

If you have been dealing with modest to severe deviations in the alignment of your teeth, then you are also likely frustrated with the appearance of your smile. It’s also worth noting that without correction from an orthodontist like Dr. [doctor_name], your misaligned teeth could be at increased risk of suffering from chips, dental fractures,… Read more »

Treatment Options for Orthodontics

There are several types of braces available. Speak with Drs. Pollins, Petersen, and Adams to discover which type best meets your needs and goals. Traditional Braces Traditional braces are constructed from high-quality stainless steel. They use brackets that are attached to each tooth to hold archwires in place. The archwires put pressure on the teeth… Read more »