young girl wearing traditional braces

Healthy Gums and Teeth with Traditional Braces

When it comes to adjusting the alignment of teeth, nothing beats using 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…

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 won’t get the results needed.…

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 or chipped tooth. In cases…