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 »

Orthodontics: The Answers to Your Questions Regarding Brushing When You Have Braces

Do you have questions about brushing when you have braces? If so, it’s time to find the answers. Not knowing all about brushing can be detrimental to your smile, oral health and orthodontic journey. So, our orthodontist, Dr. Richard Barnett, would like to help you get started on finding your... Read more »

Use These Tips to Keep Your Retainer in Tip-Top Shape

Your orthodontic retainer is a very important appliance, especially because it keeps your teeth in their proper positions and helps you maintain the beautiful smile you love. If you want your retainer to take care of you, then you need to take care of it, which means you need to... Read more »

Avoid Braces Problems on Easter by Using Our Tips

Easter is a wonderful holiday full of Easter egg hunts, yummy treats and family time. You don’t want to put a damper on your day by suffering problems with your braces, do you? Well, our orthodontist, Dr. Richard Barnett, is happy to help you avoid braces issues as much as... Read more »

Invisalign®: Orthodontic Treatment for Adults

It’s very common for children and teenagers to receive braces, but many adults believe that orthodontic treatment is not an option in the later years. The good news is that thanks to the development of cosmetic orthodontic options, more adults are choosing to straighten their teeth through ortho treatment. We... Read more »

Do These Things to Make Flossing Easier When You Have Braces

Flossing is very important, which is why it’s recommended to floss at least once a day. Unfortunately, flossing when you have braces can be quite difficult, which can lead to skipping your flossing routine altogether. This is a big mistake and should be avoided at all costs. Our orthodontist, Dr.... Read more »