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 »

Why Orthodontics Can Work for You

Do you know the reasons why orthodontics is so compelling and encouraged? If not, then we can help you! Orthodontics can do more than align your teeth. They can also improve your oral health and the physical appearance of your smile. Our orthodontist, Dr. William K. Farrar, Jr., is able... Read more »

A Retainer Will Be Needed After Your Braces Have Been Removed

Traditional braces are frequently used to address misaligned teeth, malocclusion and overcrowding issues. The process requires regularly scheduled adjustments to alter the periodontal connective tissues that bond your teeth to the underlying gums. Once your teeth have achieved their ideal alignment the braces hardware can be uninstalled from your mouth.... Read more »

Boost Your Oral Hygiene While Wearing Braces With the Help of a Water Flosser

The most important oral hygiene tool you will need while wearing braces is your toothbrush. But you can boost your oral hygiene routine with when it comes to flossing between the teeth and around brackets and wires with the help of a water flosser. Water flossers are new high-tech flossing... Read more »

All About the Things Orthodontic Aligners Can Do for You and Your Smile

If you’re interested in aligning your crooked teeth, there are many orthodontic treatment options that can help you. Orthodontic aligners are one of those treatments. Aligners are removable appliances that are made of a smooth plastic. They cover the entire arch of teeth and shift the smile using pressure. To... Read more »

How to Avoid Enamel Erosion When You Have Braces

When you align your smile with braces, your teeth can be prone to many dental issues if you’re not careful. One of those dental issues is enamel erosion. Enamel erosion occurs when acid attacks the teeth and wears the enamel down. It’s best to prevent enamel erosion as much as... Read more »

There Are Different Types of Braces Capable of Correcting the Alignment of Your Teeth

Uncorrected deviations in the alignment of your teeth can do more than leave you with an unattractive smile. In time the unnatural relationship between multiple teeth can cause chronic conditions like dental attrition, while also increasing your chances of suffering a chipped or fractured tooth. In many of these cases,... Read more »

Delicious Holiday Foods for Braces

We are so excited about the holidays! This is a time of celebration and goodwill for many people. Along with the holiday cheer comes a lot of opportunities for really good food--for those of us wearing braces, however, holiday foods can be a challenge. Here are some braces-friendly menu options... Read more »