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 »

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 oral health. Boosting the appearance... 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 »

Can Sugarless Gum Truly Fight Cavities?

Can sugarless gum truly fight cavities? Chewing sugarless gum for about 20 minutes after eating can help guard your tooth enamel. The benefits mean an increase in saliva production, which can wash away plaque buildup, neutralize harmful acids, and prevent cavities. Here are a few suggestions to keep in mind about when you can add sugarless gum to your oral... read more »

Oral Health Tips for Teens

Being a teen isn’t easy. The physical, social and emotional changes that come with growing up can be rather difficult to navigate. Your teen years are also the time when your permanent teeth and bite become set for life. They therefore must be cared for delicately. That way they can serve you well for the rest of your life. Here... 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 Hummel 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... 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 »