Tips for Flossing With Braces

Flossing with braces can be a real challenge. We want you to keep your teeth healthy and clean during braces treatment, so Dr. R. Cree Hamilton would like to give you some tips for flossing with braces. Use Waxed Floss If floss is unwaxed, it is more likely to catch... Read more »

A Retainer Will Be Needed After Your Child’s Braces Have Been Removed

We installed your child’s braces into their mouth to create a functional system capable of correcting their misaligned teeth. The process relied on consistent adjustments which tensioned the components and gradually altered the orientation of their teeth. Once their teeth achieve their ideal alignment our orthodontist can uninstall your son... Read more »

Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Braces

As spring quickly approaches, you’re probably getting ready to spring clean your house. Well, as you make your plans, it’s best to include a spring clean for your braces. That’s right—you can spring clean your braces! In fact, spring cleaning your braces can help you have the top-notch appliance you... Read more »

Benefits of Orthodontic Care

Orthodontic care is a common sight, among pre-teens and teenagers and now, more and more frequently, among adults. Here are some benefits of obtaining a straighter smile through orthodontic treatment. Orthodontic treatment is used to treat malocclusion, or “bad bites.” Malocclusion occurs when the teeth are too crowded or crooked,... Read more »

Discreet Oral Care with Invisalign®

A lot of people assume that braces are for pre-teens and teenagers. But what if you missed out on braces during that time of your life? As an adult, can you get the straighter, healthier smile you’ve always wanted? The answer is definitely “Yes!”. Want to avoid the look of... Read more »

Why Should I Choose an Orthodontist?

Dentists have been providing high-quality care for many years, helping countless amounts of people achieve healthier, more attractive smiles. In some cases, dentists offer braces or clear aligners to help their patients finally achieve the smile they have always wanted. Because of this, more and more people are wondering if... Read more »

How Can I Keep Enamel Erosion at Bay When I Have Braces?

If you want a healthy smile when you align your teeth with braces, then you need to keep dental issues at bay. One dental issue to prevent is enamel erosion, which occurs when acid attacks the teeth and wears down the enamel. This can increase your chances of suffering cavities... Read more »

Traditional Braces Can Help Address an Overbite

Genetic and certain environmental factors can sometimes have a profound effect on the alignment and orientation of your child’s permanent teeth. This can sometimes cause an overstated underbite or overbite to develop their bite pattern.   Not only can this leave your son or daughter with an unattractive smile, it... Read more »

How to Keep Your Braces in Tip-Top Shape When You Travel

Are you traveling for the holidays? If so, then you need to do what is necessary to keep your braces in top-notch condition. This means you need to care for them regularly. If you do so, you can stay on track toward your perfect smile as you visit and celebrate... Read more »

Care for Your Hawley Retainer by Doing These Things

Your retainer is very important if you wish to maintain the straight smile you have worked so hard for. However, in order for your retainer to give you the help you need, you need to keep it in top-notch condition. To help you do so, our orthodontist, Dr. R. Cree... Read more »