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How Do I Floss With Braces?

How Do I Floss With Braces?

Whether you have braces or not, flossing is a very important part of oral hygiene. However, maintaining excellent oral hygiene while wearing braces is even more critical so that you don’t acquire white spots, cavities, and gum disease while in treatment. If proper...

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How do I clean my retainer?

How do I clean my retainer?

In order to prevent any relapse, the teeth shifting back to where they were pre-treatment, patients must wear their orthodontic retainer religiously. Patients always ask how long they need to wear their retainers for after they have their braces removed and the answer...

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Do braces hurt?

Do braces hurt?

Just about every patient, kids in particular, coming in for a consultation or banding appointment ask the infamous question, “Do braces hurt?” The truth is that the process of getting braces is not painful.  Does getting braces hurt? There is not that much pain...

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How long will my braces be on?

How long will my braces be on?

The length of every orthodontic treatment is different, as it is determined by the specific patient and what sorts of problems they have in their mouth. After examining the issues with the patients' teeth/mouth, theorthodontist will decide what is the proper course of...

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