Is Your Mouth Sore? Here’s How to Use Your Orthodontic Wax

Braces are great appliances that can help you work toward your perfect dream smile. However, there are times when they can be quite annoying, like when they tear at your lips, cheeks, and gums, causing cuts and sores. At this point, it's best to use the orthodontic wax your orthodontist, Dr. William K. Farrar, Jr., gave you during your first... read more »

Basic Care for Your New Set of Ceramic Coated Braces

The ceramic braces Dr. William K. Farrar, Jr. installed in your mouth, are identical to traditional wire and bracket braces in many ways. The most notable difference is that most of the visible hardware has been coated with a porcelain-ceramic material that can be perfectly shaded to match your natural tooth enamel. Should you develop cavities or some part of... read more »