Tips for Caring for Your Teeth and Gums While Wearing Braces

The number one goal for your oral health is maintaining healthy teeth and gums. This means practicing diligent daily oral hygiene habits; specifically, brushing and flossing to remove plaque along with routine dental visits to remove tartar (hardened plaque), polish your teeth and have your gums checked. When you opt... Read more »

What Type of Orthodontic Retainer Will You Be Wearing?

Now that you have undergone orthodontic treatment and your teeth are finally aligned, you will want to make sure they don’t slip back into their previous positions. To prevent this from happening, retainers are used to anchor your teeth into place. Retainers are fashioned to fit your mouth with the... Read more »

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 »

Treatments for a Better Smile: Malocclusion Detection

Orthodontic treatments are capable of treating and eliminating malocclusions. A malocclusion, also frequently referred to as a bad bite, includes or several conditions in which your teeth are not sitting correctly in your mouth. The following is a list of malocclusions that commonly arise within your oral health: - Underbites... Read more »

Always Brush Your Braces

Do you know why our orthodontist and team highly encourage you to brush your teeth every day when you are undergoing orthodontics? We recommend brushing your teeth after every meal and snack you eat. We offer a few reasons why you need to maintain proper tooth brushing habits while you... Read more »

Your Diet Matters to Your Orthodontic Success

Did you know that the success of your orthodontic treatment largely depends on how your follow the instructions provided by Dr. Frank Iuorno and our team? If you are receiving braces to improve the alignment of your teeth, we can help you enjoy successful treatment and complete your orthodontic treatment... Read more »

How to Avoid Easter Problems with Braces

Do you want to prevent orthodontic problems this Easter? If so, then you need to do all you can to keep your braces and smile in tip-top shape. The more you keep your appliance, teeth and gums in mind, the better chance you have of avoiding issues. To help you,... Read more »