How Long Will I Need To Wear Braces?

Braces are placed to straighten and improve the appearance and the bite of the teeth.  Teeth that are crowded and overlapping are more difficult to clean and can lead to long term problems such as gum disease and tooth decay.  After having braces, your straight teeth will be much easier to look after and you … Read more

Does Dental Insurance Cover Braces?

Wearing braces is rarely much fun, but it’s something that is necessary for some people. Both children and adults wear braces for a number of reasons, whether it is to have a more beautiful smile, to correct an overbite or to address complications associated with misaligned teeth. As uncomfortable as wearing braces can be, the … Read more

The Guide Of What Not To Eat With Braces

When wearing braces, there are plenty of foods that you shouldn’t eat. These foods can cause damage to the wires which then damage your teeth. You will want to avoid these foods and eliminate them completely from your diet. The more you follow this rule the better your results will be. If you are unsure … Read more

What Happens If Your Braces Wire Is Loose

During your treatment you can encounter a few issues with your brackets, wires, and chains. One of the things you might wonder is what happens if your braces wire is loose? A part of your treatment will be the wire becoming loose from the last bracket. This can lead to the wire poking you at … Read more

How To Clean Your Stained Braces

Your braces can easily get stained from eating. The biggest culprit in this problem is curry. Curry can easily stain your ceramic braces and the elastics/rubber bands/ligatures too. The brackets themselves don’t usually have stains but all the other components are. This can make your smile unattractive because any color will be prominent when your … Read more

What You Should Know About Life With Braces

Life when wearing braces doesn’t have to be complicated. In fact it can be quite simple once you get used to them. Most people have this thought that braces will come in the way of everything that you do. That couldn’t be farther from the truth. Over the last few decades, braces technology has improved … Read more