Coping With a Broken Retainer

Keeping your retainer in good condition is an important step in your orthodontic treatment. Your retainer helps to finish the work that your dental work started, and is necessary for keeping your teeth and the ligaments in your jaw in their new positions. However, retainers can break or get damaged. Damage to your retainer can… Read more »

Straightening Your Teeth as an Adult

At any time in the United States, approximately 50 percent of the orthodontic patients are adults. More people are opting to straighten their teeth later in life. But before moving ahead, you need to have a conversation with our orthodontist, Dr Sellke & Reily to make sure that you are choosing the best option for… Read more »

Maintaining Your Teeth and Your Braces

Are you aware of how to clean and care for your braces? Even though you have braces, you need to continue to follow your oral health regimen for your teeth and gums, as well as for your braces. Taking care of your braces is important because they will need to function properly for the length… Read more »

Align Your Smile with an Orthodontic Aligner System Like Braces

Is your smile out of alignment and in need of adjustment? If so, orthodontic braces are designed specifically to fix malocclusions and misalignments in smiles that can cause havoc for your oral health. Align your smile with an orthodontic aligner system like braces. Here are a few tips about orthodontic braces: – Crooked teeth have… Read more »

Do You Have Braces? Here Are the Ways to Clean Your Smile

As you may already know, it’s vital to keep your teeth, gums, and braces clean while on your orthodontic journey. This can help you avoid major dental issues as well as help you stay on track toward your perfect smile. However, doing so can be tricky. So, to help you keep your smile in tip-top… Read more »

Your Teeth Need to Be Properly Cared for With Braces

If you have braces, then the fight against plaque and tooth decay is real. The most important tools you have for fending off plaque or tooth decay threatening your smile is your basic oral hygiene habits with brushing and flossing. Here at in , , we care about your teeth, which is why we have… Read more »

Don’t Let Malocclusions Keep You from the Perfect Smile

Don’t let malocclusions keep you from the perfect smile. Damage to your mouth in the form of a misalignment can increase your risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and tooth breakage. When teeth are not straight, they can effortlessly chip or crack, and cause you enamel damage that can put your entire smile at risk…. Read more »

Is Invisalign® in Your Future?

Are your teeth out of alignment and in desperate need of a treatment? If so, Invisalign® may be in your future. Invisalign orthodontic aligners are designed to remove harmful malocclusions from your smile and set it back on the straighter path to happiness. Here are a few of the benefits you can come to expect… Read more »

Any Damage to Your Braces Can Lengthen the Realignment Process

The braces installed in your mouth are designed to handle the daily rigors of chewing most common foods. However, there are certain things that can bend, loosen or otherwise damage your braces hardware. Should something like this befall you, the complications could significantly lengthen the realignment process. Chewing gum and eating sticky foods are the… Read more »

How Can I Keep My Retainer in Pristine Condition?

Are you having trouble keeping your retainer in tip-top shape? If so, it’s important to do all you can to reverse the habit. Whether you believe it or not, your retainer is very important in the orthodontic process, which is why we encourage you to do your best to keep it in pristine condition. To… Read more »