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... 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... 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... 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... Read more »

Why You Should Spring for Orthodontic Treatments

Are you ready to align your smile? If so, we can help you! Orthodontic treatments are available to many who need it in order to achieve ideal oral health and alignment. Having aligned teeth can help you in many ways, which is why it’s ideal to strive for having ideal... Read more »

What Can InvisalignⓇ Do That Braces Cannot?

InvisalignⓇ retainers are another means you can use to realign your teeth, much like braces. However, Invisalign can do a few things that braces cannot. A nice thing about Invisalign is that it is transparent like a window. Because of this, your smile can be seen through them. Braces can... Read more »

Braces & Dental Hygiene

Good dental hygiene is imperative during orthodontic treatment. Dental hygiene during orthodontic treatment can prevent issues like cavities under the brackets and discoloration. To ensure that you or your child are cleaning your braces and teeth properly, Dr. Matthew Epperson and our team are happy to over instruction and advice.... Read more »

Traditional Braces Can Correct an Underbite

As your child’s mouth develops their permanent teeth gradually replace their primary teeth. Sometimes genetics, jaw structure and other factors can cause the lower front teeth to protrude at an unhealthy angle. Left unaddressed a pronounced underbite can leave them with inefficient oral function and a hampered sense of self-confidence.... Read more »

How to Handle a Loose Wire on Your Braces

One thing that can be kind of annoying is when a wire comes loose in your braces. A loose wire is usually not cause for much concern, but it can be a nuisance as it pokes your tongue, cheek or even your gums. If this happens to you, our orthodontist... Read more »

What to Ask Your Orthodontist

Have you thought about fixing your crooked teeth or the improper alignment of your jaw? The initial visit for orthodontic treatment should be a consultation. Our orthodontist will sit down with you and discuss your concerns. Then, he can suggest a course of treatment. We are happy to answer all... Read more »