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 »

An Overcrowded Tooth Might Need to Be Extracted When Installing Orthodontic Braces

Your child’s teeth play an important role in the overt appearance of their smile as well as the basic function of their mouth. Alignment issues that aren’t corrected in a reasonable amount of time can increase your son or daughter’s chances of suffering from dental health conditions like tooth enamel... Read more »

Picking a Space Maintainer for Your Child

A space maintainer is designed exclusively for children who have lost a baby tooth before its time. This can happen due to baby bottle tooth decay or in a sports or playground accident. A space maintainer is a wise preventative appliance. It will fill in the missing gap with an... Read more »

After Invisalign®, You May Need a Retainer

There are many factors that may contribute to teeth needing to be realigned. It may be because a missing tooth, sucking your thumb as child, the way you were fed as a baby, or natural changes in the structure of your jaw. If your alignment issue is minor, you can... Read more »

The Answers to Your Questions About Orthodontics

Do you have questions about orthodontics? If so, you’re not alone. Many people think about orthodontics and feel confused or even overwhelmed, which can oftentimes lead to many questions. So, to help you know more about orthodontics and to help you find the answers you’re looking for, our orthodontist, Dr.... Read more »

What to Do When You’ve Broken Braces Away From Home

Orthodontic emergencies are not fun, especially when you experience one when you’re away from home. However, the good news is that there are things you can do to handle the problem and improve the situation until you get back. To help you, our orthodontist, Dr. Richard Barnett, is happy to... Read more »

Fun Facts About Invisalign® Aligner Systems

Can your teeth benefit from the magic of Invisalign® orthodontic treatment? If you, you are not alone. If your teeth suffer from spacing issues, malocclusions, and almost any type of misalignment, Invisalign may be the orthodontic treatment you need. Not only can Invisalign be used to improve the position and... Read more »

Maintaining a Healthy Mouth Helps Maintain Your Braces

The orthodontic hardware of your braces plays an important role in correcting the alignment of your teeth. Maintaining good oral hygiene and taking measures to prevent damage to your braces can help minimize the duration of the process. To aid in this effort, Dr. Richard Barnett and the orthodontic specialists... Read more »

Straighten Your Smile with Orthodontic Braces

Straighten your smile with orthodontic braces. Getting your teeth straightened is an exceptional method to ensure your oral health will remain in optimum shape for the rest of your life. With straighter teeth, you are able to clean all areas of your smile easier, which can greatly lower your risk... Read more »

How to Care for Your Smile After Orthodontic Treatment

Many people think the end of their orthodontic treatment is the end of their time caring for their smile. However, that’s extremely far from the truth. If anything, you should take more care of your smile so you can keep it in tip-top shape. You didn’t go through the alignment... Read more »