Getting Braces: What You Should Know

Getting Braces: What You Should Know

Today there are numerous options for straightening teeth, but metal braces are still the most popular choice. Yet many people have questions and concerns about what to expect from braces. Here is what you should know. We follow the guidelines of the American Association of Orthodontists, which recommend an initial orthodontics evaluation at the age of 7. This lets us examine …

Common Problems with Braces and How to Fix Them

Common Problems with Braces and How to Fix Them

Although newer treatments such as Invisalign are quickly gaining traction, braces have been the treatment of choice for straightening teeth for more than 100 years, and they remain highly popular today. Unfortunately, minor issues are not unusual with braces. Here are some common braces problems and how to fix them. Soreness is extremely common for the first three to five days …