Braces

4 Signs It’s Time to Stop Waiting on Braces

For many people, the decision about when to get braces was made for them: your dentist talked to your parents about them, and you got them when you were young. However, for people who didn’t get braces when they were young, how do you know now’s the time to straighten your teeth? Here [...]

By |September 4th, 2019|Braces|

Super Erupted Teeth Can Be Damaged or Lost

Our teeth have two parts. There’s the top, called the crown, which is made of highly attractive enamel. The enamel is highly attractive, and it’s durable, capable of holding up to the daily stresses of exposure, including attacks by acid from food, drink, and oral bacteria. But in super eruption (also called overeruption), [...]

Why Now Is the Best Time to Straighten Your Teeth

If you’re unhappy with crooked teeth, you might be considering braces or other orthodontic treatments to straighten them. But you might be tempted to put it off. After all, your teeth have been crooked all your life, why would another month or year matter? Especially since you’re never too [...]

Braces Seen as Important Prep for College

Straight teeth are more than just a cosmetic concern. They can provide for a person’s health and social status, giving them a much better chance of success in life. Straight teeth reduce your risk of gum disease, which in turn can reduce your risk of many life-ending illnesses, such as heart disease [...]

Celebrities Who Still Wear Their Retainers

One of the benefits of orthodontics is that you can enjoy the benefits of straight teeth for life. But you do have to take care of the results to make sure that they last. All this requires is wearing your retainer to keep your teeth in the proper alignment. At first, you’ll [...]