Tips for Caring for Your Teeth and Gums While Wearing Braces

The number one goal for your oral health is maintaining healthy teeth and gums. This means practicing diligent daily oral hygiene habits; specifically, brushing and flossing to remove plaque along with routine dental visits to remove tartar (hardened plaque), polish your teeth and have your gums checked. When you opt... Read more »

What Type of Orthodontic Retainer Will You Be Wearing?

Now that you have undergone orthodontic treatment and your teeth are finally aligned, you will want to make sure they don’t slip back into their previous positions. To prevent this from happening, retainers are used to anchor your teeth into place. Retainers are fashioned to fit your mouth with the... Read more »

Brace Yourself, the Holidays are Coming!

Straightening your teeth with orthodontics can help you achieve a more healthy, aligned and attractive smile. With the upcoming holidays, Halloween, Thanksgiving, the month of December and New Year’s (to name a few), around the corner, your orthodontics treatment won’t take a holiday, so it’s up to you to remember... Read more »

How Orthodontics Can Correct Your Bite Pattern

By now you are likely aware that keeping your teeth and gums free from tooth decay and gum disease should top your list of oral health priorities when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. But did you know that a malocclusion is another common dental issue that often needs... 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... 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... Read more »

What Lingual Braces Can Do

Braces are more diverse than you may have known. You have a few options to choose from. One variety we offer is called lingual braces. As far as their purpose goes, there is not much difference between the traditional type of braces and lingual braces. They both link to your... Read more »

Invisalign®: The Oral Hygiene Guidelines You Need

When aligning your smile with Invisalign®, you need to do all you can to keep your teeth, gums and appliance in tip-top shape. This can help you have a successful and convenient orthodontic journey. It can even help you prevent dental issues! So, our orthodontist, Dr. Rehana Khan, encourages you... Read more »

Help Your Child Prevent Tooth Misalignment by Using Our Tips

Our orthodontist, Dr. Rehana Khan, wants your child to have the strongest and healthiest smile possible. Unfortunately, if your child has misaligned teeth, this smile goal is harder to achieve. This is because misaligned teeth create hard-to-clean spaces in the smile that harbor bacteria and plaque. This then creates an... Read more »

Helpful Information About Lingual Braces

As an adult with upcoming orthodontic treatment, you may be hesitant about having braces placed. Traditional braces are very visible in the smile, so you may be nervous about your appearance. Lingual Braces Ask Dr. Rehana Khan about lingual braces. These braces are attached to the backside of the teeth... Read more »