Braces Options for Metal Allergies

Braces Options for Metal Allergies

Metal allergies can make it tough to find safe options for many items, because common allergens like nickel are used in so many things. The good news is, there are multiple braces options for metal allergies that have been proven safe and effective for many...
Summer Braces

Summer Braces

Braces are a big commitment, most patients wear them for several months up to a few years. So it’s important to enjoy the time that you have them by making the most of your color options. Braces can be tough, but they can also be fun and creative. Here are some ideas...
What Braces Are Like at First

What Braces Are Like at First

Getting braces can feel like an intimidating step to take, but it might help to know that you’re not alone in your anxiety. Lots of people feel nervous about getting braces so it’s totally normal. That also means that the challenges you may face with braces are not...
Keeping Your Breath Fresh With Braces

Keeping Your Breath Fresh With Braces

If you have braces, you probably already know that they can make oral hygiene a little more complicated and time consuming. First impressions are already nerve wracking and bad breath is an important concern many people have. Braces may compound all of that so here...
How to Care for Your Braces

How to Care for Your Braces

Getting braces is an exciting step and a great way to improve your smile, but it’s important to know that it can take a little extra time and effort to care for your teeth while you have braces. Maintaining good oral hygiene throughout the duration of your orthodontic...
Most Asked Questions at the Orthodontist

Most Asked Questions at the Orthodontist

If you’re getting ready to see an orthodontist for the first time, you probably have a lot of questions. Even if you’ve been seeing one for a long time, maybe there’s something you’ve always wanted to ask, but never mustered up the courage. So what are some of the...
How to Get a New Smile in the New Year

How to Get a New Smile in the New Year

It’s a new year, brimming with new hopes and dreams, new goals and possibilities, and new challenges and decisions to make. Why not make a plan for a new smile? Your smile is often the first thing people notice about you and it’s always an opportune time to make your...
What to Have in Your Braces Survival Kit

What to Have in Your Braces Survival Kit

Congratulations on your new braces! It sure is an adjustment to figure out how to rock your new orthodontist installed artistry. You can accessorize with colored bands, smile with a metallic glint, and show off your developing smile. But what about every day living...