Are Smiles Always in Danger of Dental Erosion?

Are smiles always in danger of dental erosion? Dental erosion, also known as enamel erosion, arises when acids eat away at the precious tooth enamel protecting our teeth. Tooth enamel, the thin layer on our teeth, can be damaged in a variety of ways, but it is typically harmful acids that break through the easiest… Read more »

Whitening Toothpaste Can Prevent Surface Stains from Saturating Your Smile

The surfaces of your tooth enamel have microscopic pores and other minute textures. During the course of an average day, it’s possible for the particles of dark foods and beverages to become trapped in these areas. This could also occur from occasional and frequent tobacco use. As time goes on, these minor surface stains can… Read more »

Important Oral Health Care Tips About Your Diet

Always protect your teeth and gums from the dangers of tooth decay if you want to maintain a healthy, confident smile. This includes watching what you eat! Your waistline counts on you eating the right foods, but so does your smile. If you are not careful, foods could increase your risk for tooth decay and… Read more »

How Headgear Straightens Teeth

Have you seen the movie Finding Nemo? Perhaps you remember a rather awkward child named Darla. She wears headgear. She’s also rather mean to the fish. It’s awkward. Perhaps you have known someone in real life who donned the headgear. Maybe Dr. has recommended it for you or your child. In the world of fashion… Read more »

How Invisalign® Can Help Your Smile

For those that have crooked teeth or a misaligned bite, traditional braces are not the only option. If you would like to straighten your teeth without the use of metal brackets and wires, consider Invisalign® in , . Invisalign is a series of removable, clear, comfortable aligners that straighten the teeth over time. Each set… Read more »

Are You Cleaning Your Smile Correctly?

At , Dr. and our experienced team have been providing comprehensive orthodontics for our patients in , , for a long time. Today we would like to talk a little bit about how to care for your smile when you are wearing braces. Brushing Cleaning your teeth properly every single day is vital to good… Read more »

The Signs of Weak Enamel

Do you work hard to keep your teeth healthy and strong? This includes brushing for two minutes at a time twice a day and flossing at least once a day. You probably know that if you don’t care for your teeth as well as you could, your enamel could suffer. But did you know that… Read more »

Information to Help Deal with Damaged Braces

Your orthodontist, Dr. , installed the braces in your mouth to gradually adjust the position and alignment of your teeth through progressive adjustment sessions. If you develop cavities on multiple teeth or some part of your braces is bent, loosened or damaged, it could increase the duration of time it takes to completely realign your… Read more »

The 3 Reasons Why You Should Work Toward a Straight Smile

If you’re not a fan of your crooked, misaligned smile, then it’s time to consider orthodontic treatment in , ! Orthodontic treatment can be very beneficial in many ways. In fact, there are many reasons why you should work toward a straight smile, and those reasons are: Reason No. 1: You’ll finally love your appearance… Read more »

What Causes Gum Disease?

Periodontitis, or gum disease at it’s commonly known, is a serious oral health condition that can cause tooth loss, cancer, and even lead to heart disease. It’s obviously something you don’t want to deal with, so it makes sense to be informed about what causes gum disease in the first place. So let’s look at… Read more »