Age Limit for Braces

Many people associate braces with teenagers, and some might wonder what the age limit is for this orthodontic appliance. Age limits do exist, but they can vary with the treatment. Here is a look at some at basic limits to expect with different treatments. No Upper Age Limit Regardless of the type of braces, there…

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How are Braces Put on the Teeth?

Even if you are eager to start orthodontic treatment, you might still wonder what it will be like to have braces put on your teeth. The procedure usually only takes an hour or two depending on the type of braces you are getting, and little to no discomfort is involved. Here is more about the…

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Dental Care for Braces

During orthodontic treatment, heightened risks of oral health issues make dental hygiene more important. This is especially true with braces that require brackets bonded to the teeth. Here is a short guide to keeping your teeth and gums healthy while you wear braces. Brush More Often In addition to brushing twice per day, you should…

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Types of Orthodontic Braces

Braces are the foundation of orthodontic treatment for most patients. Used to move teeth into their ideal positions for the patient, braces work by putting continuous pressure on the teeth for months or years. We offer several types of braces, including traditional metal braces and a variety of other options offering extra features. Below is…

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Braces for Children

Many patients first get braces during adolescence, but braces are also commonly used during childhood. Kids tend to finish orthodontic treatment more quickly because their orofacial structure is not yet set. Below is more about the use of braces for kids. Aesthetic and Oral Health Benefits Kids benefit as much as other patients from the…

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Average Cost for Braces

The cost of braces is often a factor in how patients choose their treatment. How much a patient must pay depends on the type of treatment, what is being treated, and how much treatment is needed. More about the cost of orthodontics is below. Type of Orthodontics Metal orthodontics is known as the most affordable…

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Benefits of Propel Orthodontics

Orthodontic care has numerous benefits, but there is no doubt that most patients would prefer it to work as quickly as possible. With Propel orthodontics, an innovative tool that works with all braces, patients can shorten their treatment significantly. Propel works similarly to surgeries used to speed up orthodontic care by stimulating bone restructuring, but…

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How to Straighten Teeth

If your teeth have developed in less-than-optimal positions, getting them into their proper places requires treatment by an orthodontist. Orthodontic care, including a host of different braces, can straighten your teeth permanently for the benefit of your smile and oral health. Here is more about how to achieve straight teeth. How Braces Work Teeth are…

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Do I Need Braces?

While the need for braces is officially determined through an exam and consultation, certain signs can also be detected by patients at home. Symptoms that highlight the need for braces can be visible or functional. Here is a look at how to tell if you might benefit from orthodontic treatment. Visible Symptoms Bite irregularities often…

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Getting Braces

If you have crooked or misaligned teeth, braces can give you the changes you need for a better-looking smile, more comfort, and a lower risk of oral health problems. Today, a variety of braces types are available for patients of all ages. Here is how to get your own braces. Receive an Orthodontic Assessment Before…

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Braces Before and After

  If you are interested in getting braces, you probably have an idea of what these treatments can do. However, seeing the results in photos can make the effects of orthodontics even more exciting. Here are some reasons to check out photos of smiles that have been straightened with orthodontic treatment. See How Many Issues…

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How Much Do Braces Cost?

Like many other investments in long-term health, braces do often require budgeting. Treatment costs can vary significantly between patients, making an examination of price differences worthwhile before getting started. Here is a look at the cost of undergoing this treatment from Dr. Nazari. Different Orthodontics Have Different Prices Several types of treatments are available for…

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