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5 Encouraging Facts About Jaw Surgery

Jaw surgery might feel like a last resort, but the benefits are far-reaching. Here are a few encouraging things you should know about this type of procedure.

May 5th, 2021
5 Benefits of Retainers

Retainers might feel like a hassle to wear, but they offer a number of critical benefits. If you want motivation to wear your retainer, check out these five perks.

Mar 7th, 2021
What Constitutes a Receding or Protruding Jawline

A jaw that sits too far back or too far forward can cause problems for you, from teeth misalignment to a lack of self-confidence. But when is it a diagnosable issue? Learn when to involve a medical expert for jaw correction.

Feb 15th, 2021
Adjusting to Life With Braces

Life with braces is different than life without them, but not in any insurmountable ways. Here’s what to expect while you wear braces.

Nov 9th, 2020
How Bite and Alignment Problems Are Health Hazards

You might think problems with your teeth are purely cosmetic. But bite and alignment problems can actually increase your risk for a variety of health problems, from headaches to bad posture and balance.

Sep 16th, 2020
Understanding Expanders

A jaw expander can correct a broad range of dental challenges, from crossbites to mouth breathing. To learn more about how expanders work, read this guide.

Aug 17th, 2020
How Long Do I Need to Wear Braces?

You want a straight, beautiful smile. But that doesn’t mean you want to spend a lot of time in braces. Let’s take a look at how long you can expect to wear braces to reach your smile goals.

Jul 23rd, 2020
Which Type of Retainer Is Right for You?

You put a lot of work, time, and money into straightening your teeth. With the right type of retainer, you can maintain your beautified smile. Use this guide to find out which type of retainer is best for your teeth.

Jun 24th, 2020
How to Floss and Brush with Braces

When you get braces, you commit to a beautified smile. That’s why taking care of your teeth and gums throughout the process is so important. With great dental hygiene, you’ll get dazzling results when your braces are removed.

Apr 20th, 2020
How to Correct an Overbite

Correcting an overbite doesn’t just improve your smile. It also ensures your teeth align properly. And — good news — it’s one of the easiest smile problems to fix.

Mar 12th, 2020
How to Correct an Underbite

An underbite doesn’t have to leave you looking or feeling like a bulldog. With proper treatment, an aligned jaw and smile are just around the corner.

Feb 12th, 2020
7 Benefits of Straight Teeth

Straight teeth aren’t just part of a pretty smile. Properly aligned teeth are also better for your oral health. We have options for one out-of-place canine to severe crowding. Let us help you look and feel better.

Jan 1st, 2020
The Importance of Wearing Your Retainer

Your retainer can do great things for your smile — but only if you wear it as directed by your dentist! Find out why wearing your retainer is so important, and how to motivate yourself to follow through.

Jul 21st, 2019
8 Awesome Things About Invisalign That You Didn't Know

Invisalign® offers a convenient alternative to braces with benefits such as near invisibility, easy cleaning, and less discomfort. The Invisalign system offers other less obvious advantages, too. Here are eight of them.

May 7th, 2019
Orthodontics and COVID-19: What You Should Know

COVID-19 shouldn’t stand in the way of your progress toward your smile goals, but safety is paramount right now. Here’s a quick guide of what you need to know about how orthodontics has shifted in light of the pandemic.

May 8th, 2020