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 orthodontist is happy to help... 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 any orthodontic treatment, your orthodontist,... 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 smile while you’re on the... read more »

Ceramic Braces Are More Discrete

Traditional braces are typically the best way to correct the alignment issues with your teeth. Some people feel uncomfortable with the idea of the appearance of braces. In a situation like this, ceramic braces are a good option. These braces are made out of a dental-grade durable ceramic that is designed to match the shade of your tooth enamel. It’s... read more »

Why Athletes with Braces Need Mouth Guards

Your teeth are tremendously valuable. If you are an athlete with braces, you’ll need a mouth guard. 5 million teeth are knocked out each year in sports activities. If you wear a mouth guard, your chances of dental injury is reduced forty times over. When seen in that light, the minor inconvenience of this safety equipment becomes a valuable item... read more »

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 sometimes create hard-to-clean places in... 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 pearly whites as you normally... 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 of braces? Fix your smile... 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 sections of your appliance that... read more »