An Orthodontic Mouth Guard Can Prevent Oral Injury

If you love to play sports but also wear braces, we can help you have a comfortable and confident orthodontic experience. By answering the following FAQs about playing athletics with braces, we can help you protect your orthodontic gear: Do I have to give up sports while wearing braces? No, you can play the same sports when you are receiving... read more »

Three Snack Foods that Could Damage Your Braces

The decision to receive orthodontic treatment for a healthier and more attractive smile means you will need to make some big changes in your lifestyle, including your dietary habits to keep your orthodontic appliance hygienic and in good shape. Remember, braces are strong enough to reposition your teeth, but hard and sticky foods can damage the brackets and wires and... read more »

How to Prevent Cavities When You Have Braces

When you align your smile with braces, it’s very important to take good care of your teeth and gums. One of the reasons why is because you need to prevent cavities during your orthodontic journey. To help you, our orthodontist, Dr. Robert Montoya, has some helpful cavity-preventing tips he would like to share with you. First, brush your teeth frequently.... read more »

How to Care for Your Braces Elastics

Braces elastics are rubber bands that can help add pressure to your teeth, which can help you have the smile of your dreams. It’s important to properly use and care for these elastics as much as possible, otherwise there is a chance your smile will fail to do the things your orthodontist, Dr. Robert Montoya, has planned. So, to help... read more »