Yearly Archives: 2021

Will Braces Cause a Gap in My Teeth?

Will Braces Cause a Gap in My Teeth?

If you’ve found yourself asking, “are my braces causing a gap between my front teeth,” – this one’s for you! The orthodontic treatment process is dynamic. Especially during the first few months of beginning treatment or finishing treatment, your teeth will go through a number of different changes. Teeth Spacing with Braces Your body does an amazing job of adapting…

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Can I Get Cavities Easier When Wearing Braces?

Can I Get Cavities Easier When Wearing Braces?

If you are considering getting braces, or if you just started braces treatment, you may be wondering “can I get cavities with braces?” The answer is yes, you most certainly can. In fact, wearing braces increases the chances of getting a cavity, so it is extremely important to practice proper dental hygiene while wearing braces. Why do braces cause cavities?…

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What are “crowded teeth”?

What are “crowded teeth”?

“Crowded teeth” is a common orthodontic condition that occurs when there is insufficient space in a patient’s mouth. This causes the teeth to rotate and overlap each other – hence the term “crowded” teeth. Crowded teeth can cause a number of problems, including oral health problems and self-esteem issues. Fortunately, we can treat this condition through orthodontic treatment! Here’s what…

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How to Clean Your Retainer

How to Clean Your Retainer

Transitioning from braces to a retainer is certainly a reason to smile! After months of undergoing orthodontic treatment, you’ll want to ensure that you can enjoy your new smile for a lifetime. Your retainer plays a huge part in your results! Knowing how to keep your retainer clean and cared for is critical for maintaining your results after treatment. And…

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