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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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Time to Recommit to Oral Health

Time to Recommit to Oral Health

It’s A New Year. Time to Recommit to Your Oral Health It’s that time again when so many of us make resolutions toward living a healthier and better life for the year ahead. If you’re resolving to “exercise more,” or to “save money,” we also encourage you to add “maintaining a beautiful smile” to your resolutions list. Now is the…

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Can I Get Braces with Snaggletooth?

Can I Get Braces with Snaggletooth?

Everyone’s smile is different! The most effective treatment method for one patient’s orthodontic condition may not be the most effective method for another patient’s condition. Various factors, like age, bone development, and the severity of the condition, will be considered when we create your personalized treatment plan. While braces are an effective treatment method for some patients with a snaggletooth,…

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