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... 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... Read more »

Stay on Top of Caring for Your Braces

As long as you are exercising safe and successful oral hygiene habits, your braces can continue to accomplish their purpose. The smoother the transition, the quicker the recovery time. Here are some model tips to help you out: - Be present for your regular orthodontic appointments at Orthocare Systems Orthodontics.... Read more »

Tips on Relieving Sore Teeth When You Have Braces

Are your teeth sore because Dr. E. Glenn Glassman just adjusted your braces? If so, there are things you can do to relieve that pain and dull the discomfort. To help you, we will be happy to share those tips and information with you. First, rinse your mouth with warm... Read more »

How to Avoid Bad Breath When You Have Braces

Are you aligning your teeth with braces in St. Louis, Missouri? If so, Dr. E. Glenn Glassman and our orthodontic team have some tips that can help you avoid bad breath. First, keep up on oral hygiene. Make sure to brush and floss your teeth after each meal and snack.... Read more »

Orthodontic Treatments Are Effective at Treating Malocclusions

If you wish to improve your oral health care, it is important to make sure your teeth are straight and free of malocclusions. Malocclusions are bad bites and misalignments typically seen in the incisors. Orthodontic treatments are effective at treating a wide variety of malocclusions. Most malocclusions take place within... Read more »

Orthodontics 101

In orthodontics, the name of the game is “Good Bites”. No, that’s not the title of a fast food restaurant. We are speaking of straighter teeth, and the proper contact between your upper and lower teeth (i.e. your bite). Straight teeth are more than just aesthetically pleasing; they actually make... Read more »

Damaged Braces Need to Be Repaired to Prevent Further Complications

The braces installed in your mouth at Orthocare Systems Orthodontics’s St. Louis, Missouri clinic represent the function component needed to gradually adjust the position and orientation of your teeth. This will effectively reduce the chances of suffering certain dental complications as well as provide you with a much more appealing... Read more »

Orthodontic Relapse Can Be Prevented by a Retainer

Your routine braces adjustment sessions at Dr. E. Glenn Glassman’s St. Louis, Missouri orthodontic clinic have been critical to realigning your teeth and preventing dental complications. Now that your teeth have achieved their ideal position and orientation the orthodontic hardware can be removed from your mouth. Yet there will still... Read more »