What Type of Orthodontic Retainer Will You Be Wearing?

Now that you have undergone orthodontic treatment and your teeth are finally aligned, you will want to make sure they don’t slip back into their previous positions. To prevent this from happening, retainers are used to anchor your teeth into place. Retainers are fashioned to fit your mouth with the... Read more »

Brace Yourself, the Holidays are Coming!

Straightening your teeth with orthodontics can help you achieve a more healthy, aligned and attractive smile. With the upcoming holidays, Halloween, Thanksgiving, the month of December and New Year’s (to name a few), around the corner, your orthodontics treatment won’t take a holiday, so it’s up to you to remember... Read more »

How Orthodontics Can Correct Your Bite Pattern

By now you are likely aware that keeping your teeth and gums free from tooth decay and gum disease should top your list of oral health priorities when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. But did you know that a malocclusion is another common dental issue that often needs... Read more »

Orthodontic Care for Adults

Your smile is the first thing people notice when they see you. Crooked, crowded teeth or a misaligned bite can make you feel self-conscious no matter what your age. The good news is, with today’s advances in orthodontics, straighter teeth aren’t just for kids and teens anymore. Now more than... Read more »

Braces at a Young Age

Getting braces at a younger age has proved most effective in preventing dental problems in the future. Permanent teeth start to typically come in about the ages of six to eight, and because the bones are still growing, it’s best to evaluate their tooth alignment at a young age to... Read more »

Got Questions About Lingual Braces? Here Are Your Answers

Having questions about lingual braces can affect the decisions you make for your smile. So, our orthodontist, Dr. Arjun Patel, is pleased to offer the INBRACE lingual system at our practice. To help you get started on finding your answers, our orthodontist is happy to give you the answers to the... Read more »

Find the Answers to Your Retainer Questions Here

Retainers are top-notch appliances that can help you maintain a strong, healthy and straight smile. If you have questions about retainers, it can lead to improperly caring for your appliance, which can lead to an improperly cared for smile. So, our orthodontist, Dr. Arjun Patel, encourages you to find the... Read more »

Sleep Better – See your Orthodontist

Sleeping better and seeing your orthodontist don’t usually go hand-in-hand, right? Well, on the surface they don’t, but if you take a few minutes to look at what our orthodontist can do to help your sleep, you’ll understand why we offer sleep apnea services. If your sleep is disrupted at... Read more »

TMJ: Facts and Information on Treatments Available

TMJ is another name for the temporomandibular joint, which is the joint that hinges the jaw. When you suffer from the TMJ disorder, you experience pain, discomfort and limited function in the joint and have trouble opening and closing the mouth. If you are a victim of this problem, you’re... Read more »

Malocclusions: Classes, Causes and Treatments

Do you have a malocclusion? Are you looking for a treatment? You are not alone. Approximately one person out of five have a malocclusion, which is where the teeth between the jaws contact irregularly. These could take the form of overbites, cross bites or under bites. Classes Malocclusions are separated... Read more »