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Braces

If my wire is poking what should I do?

Please call us! We will get you taken care of. If you are away on vacation or cannot come to the office, refer to our Instagram...
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If my child has a loose tooth with braces on, what do I do?

Please call us! This is a good problem to have because it means that the permanent tooth is coming into the right place. If you are...
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Ideally, how many times a day should I brush? With Braces and Without?

With or without braces, at a minimum you should brush 2 minutes in the morning and 2 minutes in the evening. Brushing after lunch is recommended...
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How old is too old for braces?

There is not an age limit for braces or invisalign. Our youngest patient is 5 and our oldest is 93: it just depends on your needs.
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How long do I keep my retainers?

You should keep your retainers for your entire life! If one breaks, please call us to make a replacement retainer. Teeth shift over time, and making...
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How do I clean my retainers?

The best way to clean your retainers is with a soft toothbrush, toothpaste, and cold water. If possible, brush them with non-abrasive toothpaste. Additionally, if you...
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Has anyone ever locked braces by kissing someone with braces?

No 🙂
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Do braces hurt?

Getting your braces on does not hurt. In fact, braces are glued onto the surface of your teeth similar to the way that a sticker is...
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Can I only get braces on my top teeth or bottom teeth?

Everyone is different and it depends. The best answer is to come for a free consultation and we can let you know. We typically recommend both...
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