Retainers for Life

Patient: “Wait….retainers for life?!!”Doctor: “Yes, you heard correctly my friend, until death do you part!”Many patients are surprised that retention is for a lifetime when you’ve undergone comprehensiveorthodontic treatment. When…

Gaps

“Hey Doc, why do I have a gap opening between my teeth?!! I didn’t have gaps before I started braces.”First thing you want to do in this situation: DON’T PANIC!…

Braces

Braces…you remember that time in your life don’t you? That phase where you undergoyour metamorphosis from caterpillar to butterfly, a milestone most pre-teens andteenagers undergo. Even though the majority of…

Soft Drinks + Orthodontic Treatment = A Recipe for Disaster!

Soft drinks (regular and diet), sports drinks, fruit drinks, and energy drinks have proven to decalcify enamel and are harder on teeth than the orthodontic appliances (braces/aligners) themselves. Have you…