Steps to Ensure Your Braces Stay Clean

If you or a family member is undergoing, or will soon undergo orthodontic treatment, read today’s blog for the best way to keep your appliances clean and ensure your teeth stay clean and healthy. Every orthodontic patient should know how to keep braces clean, to protect their investment and their oral health. Learn about the… Read more »

You Will Need to Use a Retainer After Your Braces Have Corrected the Alignment of Your Teeth

The routine braces adjustments at Dr. E. Glenn Glassman’s orthodontic clinic played an important in stretching the periodontal ligaments that help to hold your teeth in your gums. Even after Dr. E. Glenn Glassman has uninstalled the orthodontic components there will still be a modest amount of tension leftover in your dental sockets.   If… Read more »

Removable Orthodontic Apparatuses

There are many ways to align your chompers, and recent findings in orthodontic technology make it possible to straighten your teeth without fixed appliances. There are many different appliances for many purposes, but we’ll mention just some of them. Here are a few removable orthodontic appliances you should know about: Aligners. Unlike traditional metal braces,… Read more »

Brushing Tips that Can Help You Clean Around Braces

When you have braces, food particles and plaque can get stuck and gather around your orthodontic appliance, which can cause issues in the long run. This is why it’s important to properly brush your teeth regularly. To help you, our orthodontist, Dr. E. Glenn Glassman, has some tips for you. First, focus on cleaning every… Read more »

Oral Health Essentials for Your Smile in Braces

To have a successful orthodontic experience, our Orthocare Systems Orthodontics team is committed to your oral health and alignment in St. Louis, Missouri. In fact, our orthodontist, Dr. E. Glenn Glassman wants to make sure that you are taking good care of your teeth and braces as you go. For a beautiful smile when you… Read more »

The Reasons Why Your Teeth Hurt After Orthodontic Adjustment Appointments

When you get your braces adjusted, your teeth feel sore and tender. This is to be expected. In fact, it’s a good sign because it proves that the teeth are moving. However, that doesn’t make it any more inconvenient. To help you understand why your teeth hurt after an adjustment appointment, our orthodontist, Dr. E…. Read more »

Properly Floss Your Braces-Covered Smile with These Tips

When you have braces, it’s very important to keep your mouth clean. This means you need to keep up on oral hygiene and even take additional measures that provide a cleaner smile. When it comes to brushing, there are a few things you can do to provide a more productive brush, and our orthodontist, Dr…. Read more »

Aligning Your Smile as an Adult

More and more adults are taking time out of their busy lives to align their smiles with braces. At Orthocare Systems Orthodontics in St. Louis, Missouri, our orthodontist, Dr. E. Glenn Glassman is pleased to be a part of that movement, as we help adults achieve the smiles they have always wanted. In addition to having straighter… Read more »

Keep Your Head During Orthodontic Mishaps

If you or your child experience an orthodontic emergency in St. Louis, Missouri, please call Orthocare Systems Orthodontics at 314-739-8888 immediately. Dr. E. Glenn Glassman and our team offer orthodontic emergency care to help repair damage to orthodontic appliances and to help you continue with your orthodontic treatment. If you are unable to meet with… Read more »

How Do I Keep My Retainer in Pristine Condition?

If you want to maintain a straight, healthy, and attractive smile, then you need to take good care of your retainer. If you don’t, your retainer could become damaged and even lost. So, to help you keep your retainer in tip-top shape, Dr. E. Glenn Glassman and our orthodontic team are happy to give you… Read more »