close up of dentist helping patient flossing with braces

Flossing with Braces

If you wear braces, you’ve already begun to invest in your dental health. But there’s more to maintaining a beautiful smile once you’re fitted. Flossing with braces is essential to keeping your teeth clean and strong through the duration of wearing the orthodontic device. Wearing Braces and What Happens When You Don’t Floss Every time…

cleaning a retainer with a toothbrush after learning how to clean a retainer

Cleaning A Retainer

Your beautiful smile is priceless. The journey began once you made the life-changing decision to straighten your teeth. Now that you’ve finished the treatment with your new Invisalign® clear aligners or another orthodontic treatment method, it’s time to keep your teeth in perfect alignment for years to come. Otherwise, your teeth may revert to its…

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…