In-Home Braces Aren’t All They’re Cracked up to be

In-Home Braces Aren’t All They’re Cracked up to be

It’s easy to see the appeal of in-home braces, at least theoretically. You would get the advantage of a more attractive smile at a much lower cost if they actually worked the way they’re supposed to. But unfortunately, these do-it-yourself braces don’t...
What You Should Know About Getting Braces as an Adult

What You Should Know About Getting Braces as an Adult

Perhaps you’ve wanted straighter teeth since you were younger. Or perhaps you’ve noticed that your teeth have been getting further apart or closer together in new ways as you age. After all, your teeth aren’t fixed. They change throughout your life....
What Does a Retainer Cost?

What Does a Retainer Cost?

Retainers are designed to keep your teeth beautiful and healthy, but the initial question that most patients think about has nothing to do with function or aesthetics. Instead, the first question the majority of people ask about retainers is far more simple: how much...
I Think I May Need Braces But How Can I be Sure?

I Think I May Need Braces But How Can I be Sure?

One morning you get caught up looking in the mirror while brushing your teeth. You might not have recognized before but your teeth are looking a bit crowded now. And you can’t help but feel like possibly some of those same teeth moved and now look a little crooked. Is...
Today More Adults Are Investing in Braces, This is Why

Today More Adults Are Investing in Braces, This is Why

Usually, we think of braces as a teenage memory: we recall schoolmates with that reluctant embarrassed look and a mouth full of wires and rubber bands. Luckily, that picture of braces is outdated, and so are those somewhat arbitrary age associations. Yes, braces are...
How Can I Keep My Teeth Clean While Wearing Braces?

How Can I Keep My Teeth Clean While Wearing Braces?

In the long run, braces will straighten your teeth, enhance your smile, and improve your overall oral health. But during the 18-24 months that you’re wearing your braces, you may encounter some daily challenges, especially when it comes to cleaning.  Usually, your...