The Proper Way of Caring for Your Retainers

If you keep your orthodontic retainers in tip-top shape, your smile will remain in tip-top shape. However, some people aren’t quite sure how to properly care for and clean their retainers. If you could be considered as one of these people, our team is here to save the day! For proper retainer care in ,… Read more »

Do I Need A Repair Appointment?

If you have damage to your braces, the  team is happy to talk with you about what to do! So, when you notice that something is broken, we recommend doing the following things: Assess the situation If you have a loose bracket, the first thing to determine is if the bracket is still attached to the… Read more »

TMJ Disorder Treatment Strategy

Pain or other problems in the temporomandibular joints that hinge your jaw is often referred to as TMJ disorder. The sophisticated ball and socket joints work together with ligaments and muscles in your jaw, enabling you to open your mouth, chew, and speak. Initial symptoms of TMJ disorder includes a persistent dull ache in front… Read more »

What’s Technology Have to Do with Orthodontics?

What’s technology have to do with Orthodontics you may ask? Good question! The answer is: a lot actually. Like the medical field, technology has revolutionized the field of orthodontics, making treatment easier, faster, more comfortable, and even more effective. This is great news for parents seeking treatment for their kids, and adults seeking treatment themselves…. Read more »

About Orthodontics

What is an Orthodontist? Did you know all orthodontists are trained, experienced dentists who have completed additional specialist qualifications to become orthodontists? However, according to the American Association of Orthodontists, only 6% of dentists are orthodontists. That’s a small number. So, what’s the difference between these two professions, and when should you see an orthodontist?… Read more »

The Importance of Seeing an Orthodontist by Age 7

Are you wondering when the right time is to take your child to an orthodontic visit? Many parents can’t imagine their child seeing an orthodontist while they still have baby teeth. However, the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recommends that every child have a check-up with an orthodontist no later than age 7. What is… Read more »

Spillers Spotlight: John Brumfield, Lab Tech

John Brumfield, or Johnny as we know him, rarely cracks a smile. He puts on a stoic front, but his dry wit and ability to find humor in the most unlikely situations always make us laugh. He’s a jokester at heart. You may see him around the office sometimes wearing a white lab coat. But… Read more »