Braces are off or perhaps your Invisalign treatment is complete, congratulations! Now on to retention (retainers) to hold that correction you worked hard to achieve, but how long should you wear retainers? A good rule of thumb? FOREVER. FOREVER, REALLY?!?! Really. But not all day/all night FOREVER. For the first 3+ months post completion of […]
MOUTHGUARDS AND BRACES
Do you have a pre-teen or teenager who has or will have braces and plays sports? Are they active in vigorous sports where contact is common? Protecting the mouth and teeth Mouthguards can protect your athlete from injury to teeth and the soft tissue in the mouth. They can also lessen inconvenient visits to the […]
Orthodontics for Millennials, is Invisalign a good option for you?
You had braces as a kid (Typically courtesy of Mom and Dad) but now your teeth have shifted and the selfies aren’t looking as good as they should. Or maybe you were one of those stubborn teens that refused braces, period. What are the options that will work for your lifestyle now that you are […]
When should I see an Orthodontist about braces for my child?
You may be seeing more and more children between the ages of 7-10 with braces. What are the factors that determine if your child would benefit from interceptive orthodontic care? Here is a quick checklist that can help you determine if its time to see the orthodontist. The images below are examples of bites that […]