Orthodontic Care for Adults

Your smile is the first thing people notice when they see you. Crooked, crowded teeth or a misaligned bite can make you feel self-conscious no matter what your age. The good news is, with today’s advances in orthodontics, straighter teeth aren’t just for kids and teens anymore. Now more than... Read more »

Braces at a Young Age

Getting braces at a younger age has proved most effective in preventing dental problems in the future. Permanent teeth start to typically come in about the ages of six to eight, and because the bones are still growing, it’s best to evaluate their tooth alignment at a young age to... Read more »

What Makes Invisalign®️ So Popular?

Our orthodontist and team happily offer Invisalign® clear aligners for patients who want to create smiles that are straighter and more beautiful without the need for braces. If you feel it’s time for a smile makeover but don’t want to receive traditional orthodontic treatment in the form of braces, we... Read more »

Tips for Caring for Your Braces

Would you like some information about caring for braces? Dr. Claudia Torok is thrilled to give you some tips for taking care of your braces to make your orthodontic treatment a happy one. Foods to Avoid There are certain foods that should be avoided when you are undergoing orthodontic treatment... Read more »

Braces are a Big Deal

Getting braces is the sign that you’re moving from being a boy to being a man. It’s the sign that you’re old enough to drive, to go out on dates, and - wait, we’re getting this confused with a different teenage rite of passage. Joking aside, braces are a big... Read more »

Traditional Braces Need Regularly Scheduled Adjustments

An orthodontist will often recommend traditional braces to help correct misaligned teeth. This involves cementing small metal brackets onto the faces of the teeth. They will then be integrated with orthodontic wires, bands, spacers and other hardware components to create a system capable of affecting the periodontal ligaments that anchor... Read more »

Traditional Braces Can Address Misaligned Teeth

Genetics and other factors can sometimes affect your child’s oral structure leading to misaligned teeth. This could also manifest as a pronounced underbite or overbite, as well as potential overcrowding issues. This can leave your son or daughter feeling self-conscious about their smile’s appearance. It could potentially lead to dental... Read more »

Reverse Poor Oral Hygiene with Invisalign®

Have you always wanted orthodontic aligners to straighten teeth pulled or are you always worried about what individuals close to you may think? Even though you may be older, it is possible to receive orthodontic care. However, many patients are often worried about the way their orthodontic treatments will stand... Read more »

Dental Facts and Findings on Benefits of Braces

One of the key principles of a perfect smile includes providing the necessary oral health care in the event that bad bites are present. If for any reason your teeth are out of alignment it can lead to several oral health risks. Thus, an orthodontic treatment such as braces will... Read more »

How to Keep Gum Disease at Bay When You Have Braces

Did you know gum disease is one of the most serious and dangerous dental issues? Well, it’s true. This is why it’s best to prevent it as much as possible. Unfortunately, those with braces are more prone to this disease because properly cleaning the teeth and gums can be rather... Read more »