March 12, 2014

Invisalign® for Adults

Did you know that crooked or misaligned teeth, also known as malocclusion, affect 74% of American adults? Left untreated, crooked teeth can lead to periodontal disease, which increases your risk for tooth loss, and more critically, heart disease, stroke, and other illnesses. By straightening your teeth with Invisalign, you can […]
July 13, 2012

If I have braces, do I still need a dental checkup every 6 months?

Thanks for the question! Yes! In fact, it’s even more important that patients receiving orthodontic treatment visit our office regularly. When you’re wearing braces, food may be caught in places that your toothbrush normally can’t reach. This causes bacteria to build up and can lead to cavities, gingivitis and even […]