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. Any skipped sessions may adjourn… 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 water. The warmth can comfort… 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. It’s common to get food… 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 the incisors, which are the… 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 eating, speaking and oral hygiene… 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 smile. While the orthodontic components… Read more »

Keeping Your Oral Health Shining Depends on Optimum Oral Health as a Teen

Keep your oral health shining depends on optimum oral health as a teen. The teen years are some of the most important years for your oral health because it is the time when the last remaining teeth erupt above the gum line, finishing the set that needs to last for the rest of your life…. 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 be some lingering tension in… Read more »

How Orthocare Systems School Assemblies are Making a Difference

Dr. E. Glenn Glassman, founder of Orthocare Systems Orthodontics, has been involved in making the community a better place through dental education for decades. He has received several awards and citations for his involvement. For ten years, he coauthored the “Tooth Talk Column” in the St. Louis Post Dispatch. For over three decades, Orthocare Systems… Read more »

How Braces Can Be Beautiful

Are you considering braces for yourself or your child? You’re not alone. Braces are one of the most common orthodontic services offered. If you didn’t already know, here’s some basic information about braces. Braces consist of a system of metal brackets, wires and bands that are bonded to the front of your teeth and are… Read more »