Show Off that Smile, Laughter is Best for Your Health!

One of the first things we tend to notice about people is their smile. There is nothing quite like a perfect set of pearly whites. So why not make your smile the best it can be? When it comes to your overbite or your underbite, too much space between teeth or too little, or even just that one crooked tooth, there is no reason not to fix it. Your smile tells a lot about you, and you deserve to have…

Written by Wright Orthodontics June 23, 2017


The Proper Hygiene to Take Care of Your Teeth

Sometimes braces can feel like an extra hassle. However, you know the results are worth it. To get to those results, though, you need to take care of your teeth throughout the whole process. Making sure you use proper hygiene can help you get to your beautiful smile easier and faster.   Brushing habits One of the most important factors in oral hygiene is brushing your teeth. People tend to only think about brushing their teeth when they wake up…

Written by Wright Orthodontics May 31, 2017


Eating With Braces: Do’s and Don’ts

Braces can sometimes feel restricting. Who wouldn’t feel a little held back with metal in their mouth? However, that beautiful smile you know you will get to show everyone makes it all worth it. In order to get to that smile the fastest and easiest way possible, it’s necessary to take care when it comes to what foods you eat or don’t eat. This may sound like just another thing to keep track of in your or your child’s life,…

Written by Wright Orthodontics May 26, 2017


What is SureSmile and How Does it Work?

Every field of medicine is improving with the development of technology. Orthodontics is no different. Now you can spend less time in braces while getting more precise results. SureSmile allows this to happen. The technology enables orthodontists to take digital scans of patients’ teeth. By using these scans, doctors can find the best way to design custom wires for that specific patient. Doctors use the SureSmile program to find the best direction to move their patients’ teeth. Orthodontists utilizing SureSmile…

Written by Wright Orthodontics April 30, 2017


What is the best age to have an orthodontic evaluation?

One of the most commonly asked questions is when its best to start looking into braces. While there’s no straight forward answer, there are some general guidelines to follow when considering braces. In order to truly do what’s best, you need to talk with a licensed professional. The most important aspect of deciding whether it’s the right time for braces is whether all of your permanent teeth (except wisdom teeth) have replaced the baby ones. Usually this is 11 to…

Written by Wright Orthodontics April 20, 2017


Why should I wear a retainer after braces?

After spending months taking care of braces, the idea of wearing retainers can be exhausting or even overwhelming. However, not keeping up with after-braces-care can reverse the entire process. The use of retainers is vital to keeping your teeth in their new position. Without the use of retainers, your teeth can move back to how they were before braces. Studies have shown that the first six months after taking braces off is the most vital to maintaining the new location…

Written by Wright Orthodontics March 31, 2017


Hygiene Tips for Those Who Wear Braces

One of the most difficult things when first getting braces is learning how to properly care for them. It can be overwhelming knowing when to brush, how to do so, the best way to floss and when to floss. How do you know if you’re doing it right? Proper flossing While the wires can make flossing harder, it is still possible and very important. You just need to take your time and be careful. You should floss at least once…

Written by Wright Orthodontics March 30, 2017


Cleaning your Retainer

Retainers are an important tool in keeping your smile looking its best. If you already have one you may know that the care and keeping of your retainer can get a little bit tricky. Finding the right product to help keep your retainer clean and your mouth fresh and healthy matters. What you use matters. The material used to make retainers is incredibly porous, which means it can absorb whatever you use to clean it. This means the cleaning solution…

Written by Wright Orthodontics February 28, 2017