Caring for Your Child’s Smile

As their primary caregiver, one of the most important aspects of bringing your child in for their first dental visit is learning how best to care for their teeth. We are happy to show you how to clean their mouth daily and answer any questions or concerns you may have about their oral hygiene. We... 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 ever adults are successfully straightening... 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 determine what orthodontic treatment is... Read more »

Helping Your Child Feel at Ease at the Dentist Office

Bringing your child in for their first dental visit early in their life is so they get used to being in a dental office and won’t get nervous. Once your child is older than two, depending on their temperament and personality, they might experience anxiety at the different sights and sounds. At this age, the... Read more »

The First Dental Appointment

The first time you take your child to the dentist, you’ll be faced with a few challenges. It’s a new environment for most kids and one that’s full of things that can potentially be scary. This first dental appointment will set the tone for how your child looks at the dentist for the rest of… Read more »

Orthodontics – A Guide

There are a ton of different ways to get straight, beautiful teeth. From clear aligners to the usual metal brackets and wires, your child has a seemingly endless supply from which to choose if you want them to get straight teeth. The best way to figure out what will work for your child’s smile is to… Read more »

Retainers For Your Child’s Teeth

Is your child excited to be done with their orthodontic treatment? If so, they will likely need to wear a retainer! Retainers are needed for many people after orthodontic treatments because they help keep the teeth from moving out of the new alignment. Retainers are used to keep teeth looking beautiful and straight. Our s,… Read more »

The Interaction Between Your Child’s Oral Health and Diet

Your child’s oral health is strongly connected to their diet, with some foods that can boost dental health and other foods that may weaken their teeth and gums. To help you protect your child’s oral health, our team offers the scoop on which foods to love and avoid. Foods and drinks that are full of… Read more »

A Primary Tooth with a Large Cavity Might Need a Dental Crown

The 20 primary teeth in your child’s mouth are meant to provide them with the basic ability to bite off and chew pieces of food for safe swallowing. As their oral structure expands and their mouth continues to develop your child’s primary teeth will gradually be lost to make room for the 32 permanent teeth… Read more »

Traditional Braces Are Effective at Correcting Misaligned Teeth

Misaligned teeth, malocclusion and overcrowding issues can do more than leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile’s appearance. As time goes on the unhealthy relationship between multiple teeth in your bite pattern can lead to increased risk of suffering chipped teeth, dental fractures and chronic problems with dental attrition. Fortunately, our orthodontist, Dr. , can… Read more »