Your New Braces Need Extra Focus in Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

The American Dental Association recommends brushing your teeth twice and flossing once each day. This is especially important when you have braces. Cavities and other oral health complications could increase the amount of time it takes to fully realign your teeth. At the same time, Dr. Michael Hiller understands that braces hardware and components can… Read more »

Temporomandibular Joint Pain Can Be Treated

Do you suffer from jaw pain? If so, you could be a victim of TMD, yet thousands of people are often left wondering what TMD is and why it is important to treat. That is why our team here at Hiller Orthodontics in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is happy to talk to you about TMJ and… Read more »

What Do Malocclusions Look Like?

What do malocclusions look like? Malocclusions, also commonly referred to as “bad bites”, refer to misalignments and incorrect fits with your teeth and jaws. Malocclusions can be caused by a variety of issues, many of which are out of your control. For all the various types and styles of common bad bites that may be… Read more »

Taking Care of Your Smile While Straightening Your Teeth

When it comes to preventing tooth decay and gum disease, Hiller Orthodontics encourages our patients to maintain diligent daily oral habits along with regular checkups and cleanings with your dentist. This is even more important while you are straightening your teeth. If you are wearing aligners, cleaning is as simple as brushing and flossing your… Read more »

Invisalign® for a Straight, Beautiful Smile

Invisalign® is a series of custom-made aligners that are specifically for you. The aligners are made of comfortable, nearly invisible plastic. They are worn over the teeth and gradually shift them into their proper places. A new set of aligners is given to the patient about every two weeks to help the patient’s progression in… Read more »

Straighten Your Teeth With Braces

If you are looking to have an orthodontic procedure done to ring in the new year with a better smile, turn to our experts at Hiller Orthodontics to help you choose the treatment option you desire. For a straighter smile that is sure to bring lasting results, why not consider getting fitted with a pair… Read more »

What is the Best Way to Use My Orthodontic Wax?

Your braces are beneficial appliances that can give you your perfect smile. However, there are times when they can be a little troublesome. This is why your orthodontist, Dr. Michael Hiller, happily provides orthodontic wax when you first get your braces. Orthodontic wax in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is a handy tool that can cover the… Read more »

Sibling rivalry at its best. Who will get their braces off first!

Father and daughter sporting new Hiller Smiles and a Homecoming queen to boot. Priceless.

And the new smiles keep on coming: