What Type of Orthodontic Retainer Will You Be Wearing?

Now that you have undergone orthodontic treatment and your teeth are finally aligned, you will want to make sure they don’t slip back into their previous positions. To prevent this from happening, retainers are used to anchor your teeth into place. Retainers are fashioned to fit your mouth with the... Read more »

Brace Yourself, the Holidays are Coming!

Straightening your teeth with orthodontics can help you achieve a more healthy, aligned and attractive smile. With the upcoming holidays, Halloween, Thanksgiving, the month of December and New Year’s (to name a few), around the corner, your orthodontics treatment won’t take a holiday, so it’s up to you to remember... Read more »

How Orthodontics Can Correct Your Bite Pattern

By now you are likely aware that keeping your teeth and gums free from tooth decay and gum disease should top your list of oral health priorities when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. But did you know that a malocclusion is another common dental issue that often needs... Read more »

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 »

Caring for Ceramic Braces

Our orthodontist and team are pleased to offer many types of braces to help you have the beautiful smile you want. Ceramic braces are a very cosmetically appealing option because their tooth-colored material can be shaded to the color of your natural teeth so that the casual observer may not... Read more »

Dental Implants Make for an Effective Tooth Replacement Option

If you are struggling with tooth loss, Dr. Ronald Cass and our team can help you review your tooth replacement options to help you maintain good oral health and prevent further complications. Even if the new limitations to your oral function may not seem to affect your smile, you could... Read more »

You Will Need a Retainer After Your Braces Have Been Removed

Traditional braces are often used to correct the position of misaligned permanent teeth. The treatment process is designed to apply progressive tension to your periodontal ligaments through the course of multiple adjustments. Each time the braces components are tightened it will bring your teeth one incremental step closer to their... Read more »

4 Dental Habits to Break to Improve Dental Health

We all know that there are dental habits that are great for improving and maintaining dental health. These habits include things like brushing and flossing your teeth daily, visiting a dentist regularly, and drinking lots of water. But did you know that there are also bad dental habits that you... Read more »

Braces for Adults

When you think about braces, what comes to mind? Probably a picture on an awkward teen or pre-teen trying to smile through a mouthful of metal. But the truth is that orthodontics aren’t just for kids anymore. More and more adults are opting to straighten their smiles, so you will... Read more »