In addition to providing a better-looking smile, braces also improve your overall oral health!
Braces and your heath
Braces help preserve the overall health of your mouth. Straight teeth and an aligned bite are easier to keep clean and healthy. We often see adult patients who didn’t get braces as children who now show signs of undue wear and tear on teeth because of misaligned teeth. Later in life this can require crowns or other types of dental restoration.
Types of braces
Traditional orthodontic braces have come a long way over the years. They’re sleeker, smaller, and more comfortable than ever. We offer two types of dental braces for kids, teens, and adults. Your orthodontist will help you determine which ones will serve you best:
- Ceramic braces
You’re welcome to visit one of our orthodontists for a free consultation to discuss if braces are right for you or your child. We’re happy to evaluate your needs free of charge, and we will answer any questions you may have on the methods we use to straighten teeth. If you do need orthodontic braces, we offer options for you to choose from—and will provide timelines and cost estimates for each.
Call to Schedule a Free Consultation
Your free consultation includes an exam, x-rays, and a treatment discussion with your orthodontist. There’s absolutely no charge, and there’s no obligation to find out if you’re in need of orthodontic treatment. We will discuss what braces can do for your smile and your oral health—then answer any questions you may have.
July 1, 2017
In summer we wedge in appointments for the kids; a physical for fall sports, an eye exam, plus a semi-annual dental cleaning and checkup. And this could be the summer your kid embraces braces. There’s something about your kids orthodontics that triggers deeply held emotions! Are you old enough to remember those coming-of-age 80s movies where some awkward teenager sat on the bus sporting what appeared to be full-body orthodontia? Did those scenes or the warnings of being locked forever in your first kiss with another metal mouth deter you from getting braces as a kid? Read More
June 1, 2017
If you are planning braces for your child, summer is the perfect time to get her started. Though she may not appreciate the fact that she won’t miss class time, it will mean less stress for you. There’s no back and forth checking her in and out of school, no wondering if she remembered to pick up the work that she missed. I know, you’re imagining the cascade effect of a missed assignment, a lower grade, not getting into an elite college, and suddenly that Nobel Prize is out of reach. Read More
February 1, 2017
Is there a wedding coming up on your calendar? Whether you are the bride, groom, mother-of-the-bride, or an attendant, while you’re figuring out how to make the big day just right, don’t forget about one important detail: your smile. More than the dress, the shoes, the tux, or even the updo, what people will notice and remember will be your smile. Read More