Brace Yourself, the Holidays are Coming!

Straightening your teeth with orthodontics can help you achieve a more healthy, aligned and attractive smile. With the upcoming holidays, Halloween, Thanksgiving, the month of December and New Year’s (to name a few), around the corner, your orthodontics treatment won’t take a holiday, so it’s up to you to remember why you are wearing braces…. Read more »

How Orthodontics Can Correct Your Bite Pattern

By now you are likely aware that keeping your teeth and gums free from tooth decay and gum disease should top your list of oral health priorities when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. But did you know that a malocclusion is another common dental issue that often needs to be addressed? Your original… Read more »

Orthodontic Care for Adults

Your smile is the first thing people notice when they see you. Crooked, crowded teeth or a misaligned bite can make you feel self-conscious no matter what your age. The good news is, with today’s advances in orthodontics, straighter teeth aren’t just for kids and teens anymore. Now more than ever adults are successfully straightening… Read more »

Braces at a Young Age

Getting braces at a younger age has proved most effective in preventing dental problems in the future. Permanent teeth start to typically come in about the ages of six to eight, and because the bones are still growing, it’s best to evaluate their tooth alignment at a young age to determine what orthodontic treatment is… Read more »

The Answers to Questions About Brushing When You Have Braces

Do you have questions about brushing when you have braces? If so, our orthodontist, Dr. Michael Hiller, would like to help you find the answers. It’s important to know all about brushing so you can properly care for your teeth, gums and braces and so you can have the best orthodontic journey possible. So, our… Read more »

A Dental Guard Can Help Minimize Complications Caused by Bruxism

Chronic stress and other factors can cause some individuals to unconsciously grind their teeth while sleeping. Also known as bruxism this condition might not seem serious at first, yet it can lead to significant complications over time. The force exerted by the clenching and grinding of teeth can lead to chipped tooth enamel and dental… Read more »

Types of Braces to Improve Your Alignment

Are you having alignment issues? Improper alignment can lead to other oral health complications, which is one of the many reasons why it’s always ideal to improve your smile’s alignment. The good news is there are many different styles or types of braces to choose from to enhance your alignment. Luckily, when it comes to… Read more »

Orthodontics Can Improve Your Oral Health

If you have crooked teeth, unusual bite patterns, or pain in your jaw, perhaps orthodontics are right for you. Orthodontic treatment is an excellent option for aligning your smile and improving your oral health. To help you understand more, our orthodontist Dr. Michael Hiller, is happy to talk to you how orthodontics can improve your… Read more »

A Dental Guard Can Help Reduce Complications from Chronic Night Grinding

Unaddressed allergies and chronic stress can cause some individuals to unconsciously clench their jaw and grind their teeth while sleeping. While it might seem innocuous at first, clenching or grinding your teeth at night, which is known as bruxism, can eventually lead to problems with your temporomandibular joints while also putting you at an increased… Read more »

Tips on Keeping Your Braces in Tip-Top Shape When You Travel

The holiday season is a popular time to travel. We all visit our family members and friends and celebrate special times. As you travel, it’s important to take good care of your braces and do everything you can to keep them in tip-top shape. Doing so can help you stay on track toward your dream… Read more »