Getting Braces: What You Should Know

Getting Braces: What You Should Know

Although many people are now turning to Invisalign or other solutions such as clear or lingual braces, metal braces remain tremendously popular. Yet you may wonder exactly what getting braces will be like. Here is what you should know. We recommend an initial orthodontics screening around your child’s 7th birthday. This lets us evaluate the teeth as they begin to emerge …

Common Problems with Braces and How to Fix Them

Common Problems with Braces and How to Fix Them

Braces have been the treatment of choice for straightening teeth for over a century. Newer options such as Invisalign are gaining traction, but braces remain incredibly popular. Unfortunately, braces can cause some minor oral trouble. Here are some common problems with braces and how to fix them. It is common to feel some soreness for three to five days after …

How to Brush Teeth With Braces

How to Brush Teeth With Braces

At first, it might seem impossible to brush your teeth if you have braces. How are you supposed to reach your teeth with all those large brackets in front of it? Brushing your teeth is extremely important when you wear braces, as you don’t want food particles to get stuck. Here are some tips you can use to brush your …