1. 11 Signs You Need Braces

    Do I Need Braces? This is a question our orthodontists and dentists get on a daily basis. During typical cleanings and checkups your regular dentist should be able to tell you if braces may be something you need and refer you to an orthodontist. But it’s always best to take control of your oral health by keeping an eye out in-between your cleanings for signs you need braces. Our expert orthodont…Read More

  2. Do Braces Hurt?

    Braces in Washington DC It is not uncommon to experience anxiety about wearing braces, or before having your new braces placed. Often, patients ask if wearing braces is painful. Although it may be common to experience minor discomfort when braces are first applied, it is typically not painful to wear braces and this discomfort can be managed. Read on to learn more about what you can expect from y…Read More

  3. Teaching Your Teenagers about Oral Care

    Transitioning from childhood to adulthood is difficult as it is. Add to that braces, wisdom teeth, bad breath and facial appearance, teenagers have a lot to worry about. The busy lives kids live with school, social activities, jobs and sports along with junk foods make it even easier for kids to face dental issues. The good news is there are some steps you can take to ensure you child has proper …Read More

  4. Avoid Decay While Wearing Braces

    Having braces is never easy. Not only do people feel self-conscious while wearing braces, having a mouthful of metal that is constantly tightened and adjusted is never easy. Preventing tooth decay while wearing braces can be difficult as you must learn ways to brush and floss around your braces. Why Get Braces? While some people have perfectly aligned teeth, some people face orthodontic problems…Read More

  5. The Unique History of Braces

    If you suffer from crooked or misaligned teeth, you may feel embarrassed posing for pictures and smiling with your mouth open. While very few people are lucky enough to be born with perfect teeth, orthodontic treatments can make a very big difference in the appearance of your smile and your overall confidence. Most dental professionals recommend braces for treating issues like crooked or crowded t…Read More