Braces and Bone Remodeling: How Your Teeth Are Shifted Into Place

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Are you familiar with the term, bone remodeling? Today, we’re going to explain how your braces move your teeth into their new position by looking at how bone remodeling works. You might already know that braces are made up of several components; wires, brackets, and bands. These work together to apply gentle, consistent pressure to… Read more »

How Do I Keep My Braces in Tip-Top Shape?

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Your braces need to stay in tip-top shape if you want to have a successful orthodontic journey. Who knows, you might even get your braces off faster if you take good care of them! So, our orthodontist strongly encourages you to keep your braces clean, pristine, and functional. To help you do so, Dr. Victoria… Read more »

Headgear and Your Child

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If your child is getting braces, you may find that your orthodontist, Dr. Victoria Lynskey advises that he or she wears headgear for a time as well. Headgear is the name for an external orthodontic appliance that uses additional force beyond braces to guide the bite – specifically the development of the face and jaw…. Read more »

Adults Want Holiday Treats, Too!

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When you can’t participate in your normal holiday food traditions because of your braces, things can look rather dull and lifeless. Bring your world back into festive color as you realize how many different things you CAN eat. As an adult, you have much more control over the foods you choose to eat. Decide to… Read more »

Braces and Your Diet

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Braces are strong and resilient, but sometimes they can’t handle the rigors of chewing certain foods. The appliance can get damaged if you’re not careful. This is why Dr. and our orthodontic team recommend watching your diet. That way you can remain on track toward your perfect smile. To help you, we are happy to… Read more »

How to Take Care of Your Braces

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Taking care of your braces begins with taking care of your teeth, as they go hand in hand. As long as your teeth are safe and cared for, you can rest assured your braces can be as well. For additional treatment tips, here are a few ways to take care of your braces: – Wearing… Read more »

Regularly Asked Questions About Orthodontic Treatment

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If you’re interested in aligning your smile with orthodontic treatment in , , then you must have a lot of questions. To help you, our orthodontic team is happy to provide the answers to the following questions that are frequently asked: Question No. 1: When is it recommended to see an orthodontist for an evaluation?… Read more »

Braces Components

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If your teeth are crooked or if you have a misaligned bite, Dr. may recommend braces in , . An orthodontic exam will be performed and our orthodontist will take impressions of your teeth, take photos of your teeth and face, and take X-rays of your mouth and head. Your treatment plan will be formed… Read more »