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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 oral health alignment. Our orthodontist , Dr. Matthew Epperson, is... 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. You or your child should rinse your mouth three to... 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.   In a situation like this you should consider scheduling... 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 can get the braces repaired, but there are some things... 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 of your questions and discuss the options that will best... read more »

Wearing and Caring for Your Retainer

As you get closer to the day that your braces come off, you may be looking forward to the day that you can flash a metal-free smile. But in almost every case, people who had braces will have to wear a retainer. Your braces move your teeth and the ligaments of your jaw into their new positions. Your retainer helps... read more »