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 why you are wearing braces…. 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 to be addressed? Your original… 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 ever adults are successfully straightening… 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 determine what orthodontic treatment is… Read more »

Emergency Orthodontic Care Tips

Getting braces, or any other form of orthodontic care is one of the “big” events in life for most people. It signals that an amazing, award-winning smile is just over the horizon – and who doesn’t want that? But what happens if you run into a problem during orthodontic treatment? It’s not always easy to… Read more »

3 Tips That Make Flossing With Braces Easier

Flossing with braces can be a real challenge. The wires of braces make it impossible to floss as you regularly would. We want you to keep your teeth healthy and clean during orthodontic treatment, so Dr. E. Glenn Glassman and our team would like to give you some tips for flossing with braces. Use Waxed… Read more »

Persistent Problems With Sleep Apnea Contribute to other Medical Conditions

As we talked about last month, sleep apnea sufferers frequently struggle with poor quality sleep related to chronic snoring and periodic breathing interruption. In this month’s blog, we would like to talk a little bit more about this condition. You see, if sleep apnea goes unaddressed the respiratory issues can start to contribute to other… Read more »

Got Questions About Sleep Apnea? Here Are Your Answers

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that our orthodontist, Dr. E. Glenn Glassman, can help treat. It’s very important to let him treat this disorder because it has the potential to be very dangerous. Sleep apnea involves breathing interruptions while you sleep. Your breathing tends to repeatedly stop and start throughout the night. If you… Read more »

How You Can Benefit From a Straighter Smile

Orthodontic care is a common sight, but what is it good for? Let’s look at the benefits of getting a straighter smile through orthodontic treatment. Orthodontic treatment is used to treat bad bites, or malocclusion. Malocclusion occurs when the teeth are too crowded or crooked, or the top and bottom jaws don’t line up properly…. Read more »

Concerning Braces and Foods

Braces can be useful tools that put your teeth in order. However, they can restrict what you eat. Certain foods can be hard on your braces. The question is, what will and will not be a problem? If it is sticky, chewy or hard, odds are it will not get along with your braces. Also,… Read more »