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 »

When Removable Appliances Could Work for You

When you need to realign your teeth, you don’t have to use a fixed orthodontic apparatus. Numerous removable appliances are available to help you in having the smile that you want. We’ve accumulated a list of many of the current common removable orthodontic appliances for you to learn a bit... Read more »

A Night Guard Can Help Treat Bruxism

Bruxism a fancy term for chronic teeth grinding. This grinding is unconscious and usually happens while you sleep. While this is often a side effect of unresolved stress, it may also be due to allergy issues or other medical complications. Regardless of the underlying source, it is not something to... Read more »

Correcting Your Alignment Issues as an Adult

When you were a child, did your minor alignment issues go unaddressed? This may have been for financial reasons or because you really didn’t want it, or because your parents didn’t really understand the importance of braces. Whatever the reason, as an adult, these minor alignment issues may pose a... Read more »

Keeping Your Braces Pristine

Keeping your teeth pristine while wearing braces can be a challenge. But it’s a challenge you can overcome. Don’t give up! Hamilton & Manuele Orthodontics is here to support you, and that is why we have some tips for you. First, keep up on brushing your teeth at least twice... Read more »

Dental Checkups for Those with Braces

When you have braces, your routine dental cleaning is even more important than before. This is because more food particles can get caught in the small grooves around the wires of your braces, feeding bacteria and forming plaque. If these areas aren’t cleaned-both at home and in the dental office-your... Read more »

Preparing Your Smile for Orthodontic Braces

If you have a smile that is out of its alignment, you should begin to prepare your smile for orthodontic braces. Are you aware that it can be easier to clean and care for your teeth if they are all in the correct position? A straight smile can be yours... Read more »

Orthodontic Treatment is for All Ages

Did you know that people of all ages can have orthodontic treatments? This is true! With our professional world thriving, it's easy to desire an extra boost in your smile. That’s why more adults are turning to orthodontic treatments than ever before! Here at Hamilton & Manuele Orthodontics in Las... Read more »