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. [doctor_name] about lingual braces. These braces have brackets that are attached to the backside of the teeth instead of to…

Healthy Gums and Teeth with Traditional Braces

Orthodontists like Dr. [doctor_name] 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 enamel, and dental fractures. Each of…

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…

Retain Your Straight Smile

The time has come for your braces to be removed and you are excited! You’re ready to show the world your new, straight smile. You are also looking forward to having a healthier smile. You may be wondering, however, what comes after braces. In most cases, our [dr_type] will recommend a retainer after braces or…

Tooth Extraction Might Be Required When Installing Orthodontic Braces

Having Dr. [doctor_name] install traditional orthodontic braces in your child’s mouth creates an effective system capable of realigning your son or daughter’s misaligned teeth. This is often a necessary step for preserving the integrity of their teeth in the long term to prevent complications from dental attrition and dental fractures. Dr. Ricci and [hisher] orthodontic…