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…
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…
Brushing with Braces

4 Easy Tips for Brushing with Braces

Having braces means taking a little extra care when you brush those teeth. The permanent placement of braces on the teeth means you are more prone to discolored teeth, cavities, or swollen and infected gum tissue. However, by keeping four basic…
Eat with Braces
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What Can I Eat with Braces, and What Should I Avoid?

Don't worry! Having braces doesn't mean your lifestyle has to change too drastically. You simply have to be more careful about what you eat with braces and maybe slightly more creative in how you are eating it.   Foods You Should Avoid It…
Best Age for Braces

What is the Best Age for Braces?

The time is coming...your sweet little angel has that big toothy grin that we all love, yet you know what is next. Braces. Is it time? What is the best age for braces?   As you can imagine, as every child's teeth are different, there…