Straightening Your Smile the Easy Way

It has been said that nothing in life is easy. That may be true, but when it comes to aligning your teeth, the closest thing to easy is clear aligners. Clear aligners can help you straighten your teeth, with a minimum impact on your lifestyle. Clear aligners are made from... Read more »

Care to Consider Ceramic Braces?

We offer types of braces other than the traditional metal ones. If you would like, you can consider our ceramic braces. If you are opposed to metal braces, then you may find the ceramics to be more desirable. Ceramic braces are not much different from their traditional metal cousins. They... Read more »

Orthodontics for Teens and Adults: Invisalign®

Several oral health care treatments can be employed to improve your smile, but in many cases, ideal oral hygiene routines such as brushing and flossing will not be enough to correct your smile if any form of rotations and malocclusions have occurred. If you have suffered rotations to your smile,... Read more »

Orthodontics: How to Have a Good Spring Break With Your Aligners

Do you want to have a successful spring break that is loaded with fun times with family and friends? If so, then you probably want to avoid orthodontic problems with our aligners. If you’re not careful, you and your aligners can suffer the consequences, which can put a damper on... Read more »

Information About Lingual Braces

As an adult with upcoming orthodontic treatment, you may be hesitant about having braces placed. Braces can mar the appearance of your smile, thus having a negative effect on your confidence. Lingual Braces Ask Dr. Steven Ricci about lingual braces. These braces have brackets that are attached to the backside... Read more »

Healthy Gums and Teeth with Traditional Braces

Orthodontists like Dr. Steven Ricci can install traditional braces to create a functional system for correcting misaligned teeth. With time and consistent adjustments, the orthodontic components can gradually provide you with a more appealing smile. Corrected teeth are also at reduced risk of suffering from tooth enamel attrition, chipped tooth... Read more »

Why Tighten Braces?

Do you feel inconvenienced having to return to the orthodontist periodically to get your braces tightened? The routine tightening appointments are a necessary and important part of your treatment in order to properly adjust and facilitate tooth alignment. Put in simple terms, if you don't get your braces tightened, you... Read more »

The Treatments Available for Crooked Teeth

Having crooked teeth can be quite inconvenient and troublesome. It can also be dangerous. Misaligned teeth can create areas in the smile that harbor bacteria and other harmful substances. Because these areas are tough to clean, these substances have a chance of creating dental problems. It’s best to align your... Read more »

Tooth Extraction and Orthodontics

Typically, children receive 20 primary teeth, and over time their mouths grow and the structures expand to accommodate 32 permanent teeth by the age of adulthood. Sometimes, the eruption of multiple teeth into a tightly spaced mouth can put the bite pattern at a heightened risk of experiencing a fractured... Read more »

Why Do I Need to Attend My Routine Orthodontic Adjustment Appointments?

Your regular orthodontic adjustment appointments are necessary for a positive and successful orthodontic journey. To help you understand why, our orthodontist, Dr. Steven Ricci, is happy to list the reasons why you need to keep up with your appointments, which are: Orthodontic adjustment appointments help you have the smile of... Read more »