Congrats to Our Mother’s Day Free Braces Winner!

This May, in honor of Mother’s Day, we launched a Free Braces Giveaway for all of our moms out there.  We know moms are always putting their kids and family first so we thought it would be a nice treat to give moms the opportunity to put themselves first for once! The giveaway contest ended … Continued


Why Athletes Should Wear a Mouthguard

  April is National Facial Protection Month… Let’s talk mouth guards! Have you ever dropped a smartphone on a hard floor, and when you pick it up, you see that a web of cracks has bloomed across the glass? In retrospect, you know a case would have helped. A good case will absorb the shock … Continued


The Pros & Cons of Different Types of Braces

If you’re like many people, you probably check online reviews when you’re buying anything from a big ticket item like a TV to inexpensive household gadgets. For orthodontic treatments, however, you won’t find any Amazon comments and averaged-out stars. Even though braces aren’t purchased like typical consumer products, as an informed consumer you should still … Continued

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7 Bad Oral Health Habits & How to Solve Them

Your teeth are tough, but they’re not invincible. Teeth are coated with a layer of enamel, the hardest substance found in the human body, but even enamel can crack or chip. And one thing that can damage enamel is a bad habit. Bad oral health habits can also cause teeth and jaw misalignment. That means … Continued


Too Old for Braces? Think Again!

  Many adults may think of orthodontic treatment as something only children and teens can benefit from. Or even if they think they could benefit, they’re immediately turned off by the thought of the effect metal brackets and wires would have on their personal and professional lives. However, adults are now a significant segment of … Continued

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Choosing an Orthodontist

Orthodontic treatment typically only takes a few years from start to finish, but the results of treatment will last a lifetime. It really does matter who straightens your teeth. Your smile and your oral health are in the balance. And even during the relatively brief treatment period, you want the experience to be as pleasant … Continued

The Benefits of Braces Beyond Straight Teeth

  In our field, orthodontists focus on the tangible aspects of patients’ smiles. Our specialty concerns straightening misaligned teeth and correcting malocclusions (incorrect bites). We look at the physical aspects of these problems and the physical solutions to them. At the same time, we are aware of the psychological impact of what we do for … Continued