Got Questions About Flossing When You Have Braces? Here Are Your Answers

Having questions about flossing when you have braces can be quite detrimental to your smile, oral health and orthodontic journey. This is because it can lead to improperly caring for your teeth, gums and appliance, which can result in one or more dental and orthodontic issues. So, our orthodontist, Dr. Duane Taylor, encourages you to find the answers to your... read more »

Have You Thought About Ceramic Braces?

If you are on the hunt for a type of orthodontic treatment other than metal braces, maybe ceramic braces could do the trick for you. They offer a cosmetic appeal that you may enjoy. In truth, metal braces and ceramic braces follow the same basic idea. By applying a steady, gentle pull on your teeth, they can align your smile... read more »

Why Your Dental Checkups Are Important When You Have Braces

Your dental checkups are vital for a top-notch oral health, even when you have braces. This is why it’s very important to attend your dental cleaning and exam appointments every six months. To help you know why this is strongly recommended and very important, our orthodontist, Dr. Duane Taylor, is happy to list the reasons here: Dental checkups keep your... read more »

What Type of Braces is the Right Kind For Me?

Braces have come a long way as dental technology has advanced. Once upon a time, children and teens had to endure the traditional mouthful of metal. But now more and more adults are considering braces, and there are plenty of options for adults and young people. You may decide that your smile could use some straightening, or your dentist may... read more »

Maintaining Good Oral Hygiene Habits Helps Minimize the Amount of Time Needed For Braces to Realign Your Teeth

Braces hardware is the physical representation of the process needed to correct alignment issues with your teeth. Left unresolved the improper relationship between various teeth in your dentition can cause enamel attrition and dental fracture issues, as well as leaving you with an unappealing smile. Through the course of multiple adjustment sessions, Affordable Dentistry and Orthodontics’s orthodontic specialists at our... read more »