oral health

Oral Health: More than just a pretty smile!

We often think of oral health as brushing and flossing for a pretty smile, but did you know that your mouth is also a sneak peek into your overall well-being? It is amazing how much your mouth reflects the health of other systems in your body.…
cost of invisalign

The Cost of Invisalign

Thinking about Invisalign as an alternative to braces, but concerned about the cost? The cost of Invisalign may not be as extravagant as you think. Braces vs. Invisalign You are probably aware of the differences between braces and Invisalign.…
Care for a Mouth Injury
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How to Care for a Mouth Injury

As we discussed in our previous post, Why Mouthguards Make (Financial) Sense,  April is National Facial Protection Month. Despite our best efforts to protect our teeth, accidents will happen. When they do, try to remain calm and remember some…
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Why Mouthguards Make (Financial) Sense

Did you know that April is National Facial Protection Month? As more people get outside in the beautiful spring weather, more patients walk in with a head, mouth or facial injury from a sports-related accident. If you or your child are actively…
braces or invisalign

Braces or Invisalign: What is best for you?

If you're in the market for a straighter smile, you may be wondering the differences between traditional braces or Invisalign®. A popular choice in recent years, Invisalign customized aligners might be a good option for you depending on the…
Ortho Tips While traveling
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Ortho Tips While Traveling

Spring is in the air! Are you heading out for a spring break vacation!? If so, and you have braces or Invisalign, we put together a quick checklist with some ortho tips while traveling to help ward off any potential issues! Schedule a Check-Up Before…
Treatment for overbites

Causes, Problems and Treatment for Overbites

An overbite, or the excessive protrusion of the upper teeth, is surprisingly common. In fact,  general bite problems are the leading dental issue in children. Overbites affect your facial structure, predispose you to dental injuries and can…
Clean a Retainer

How to Clean a Retainer

Braces are off, and your teeth look amazing! All those years of metal wires and sore teeth were worth it to give you that stellar smile that is now YOURS. Free at last, mostly. One thing you will now find as a new part of your routine is a retainer.…
cost of braces

Cost of Orthodontics: Is it worth it?

The cost of orthodontics can be quite intimidating, often ranging anywhere from $3,000-$7,000. With the addition of the monetary expense, over the course of two years (the typical treatment period for treatment), there are also costs associated…
TMD Symptoms

TMD Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

The temporomandibular joint is both a hinging and a sliding joint (the only one you've got!) that allows the circular movement required to chew food properly. Problems with your jaw and the muscles in your face that control it are known as temporomandibular…