Tips for Caring for Your Teeth and Gums While Wearing Braces

The number one goal for your oral health is maintaining healthy teeth and gums. This means practicing diligent daily oral hygiene habits; specifically, brushing and flossing to remove plaque along with routine dental visits to remove tartar (hardened plaque), polish your teeth and have your gums checked. When you opt... Read more »

What Type of Orthodontic Retainer Will You Be Wearing?

Now that you have undergone orthodontic treatment and your teeth are finally aligned, you will want to make sure they don’t slip back into their previous positions. To prevent this from happening, retainers are used to anchor your teeth into place. Retainers are fashioned to fit your mouth with the... Read more »

Brace Yourself, the Holidays are Coming!

Straightening your teeth with orthodontics can help you achieve a more healthy, aligned and attractive smile. With the upcoming holidays, Halloween, Thanksgiving, the month of December and New Year’s (to name a few), around the corner, your orthodontics treatment won’t take a holiday, so it’s up to you to remember... Read more »

How Orthodontics Can Correct Your Bite Pattern

By now you are likely aware that keeping your teeth and gums free from tooth decay and gum disease should top your list of oral health priorities when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. But did you know that a malocclusion is another common dental issue that often needs... Read more »

Orthodontic Care for Adults

Your smile is the first thing people notice when they see you. Crooked, crowded teeth or a misaligned bite can make you feel self-conscious no matter what your age. The good news is, with today’s advances in orthodontics, straighter teeth aren’t just for kids and teens anymore. Now more than... Read more »

Braces at a Young Age

Getting braces at a younger age has proved most effective in preventing dental problems in the future. Permanent teeth start to typically come in about the ages of six to eight, and because the bones are still growing, it’s best to evaluate their tooth alignment at a young age to... Read more »

Why Choose Orthodontics?

Are you on the fence about choosing orthodontic treatments to correct your teeth? If so, you have come to the right blog! Your oral health is important and at times, could be costly leading you to wonder if orthodontic braces are right for you. Luckily, our team is happy to... Read more »

Try Clear Aligners for a Straighter Smile

Having a properly-aligned smile has a number of advantages. You will look more attractive, for one thing. But beyond that, you can eat and speak more effectively and your teeth will not strike one another at odd angles. This will prevent damage to your teeth. Our dentist, Dr. Karson Kupiec... Read more »

Teeth With Traditional Braces Will Benefit From Good Oral Hygiene Habits

Our orthodontist will often recommend traditional braces to address malocclusion issues, overcrowding, and other dental alignment issues. Once the orthodontic components have been installed in your mouth you will need to attend regularly scheduled adjustment appointments. During each of these sessions, our orthodontist will examine the components for signs of... Read more »

A Significant Overcrowding Issue Can Often Be Corrected by Traditional Braces

Genetics and oral development issues can sometimes cause two or more of your child’s permanent teeth to develop close together. Sometimes this tight spacing can cause multiple teeth to deviate from their ideal alignment. If an issue like this goes unaddressed it can leave your son or daughter with an... Read more »