There Are Several Things You Can Do to Preserve the Integrity of Your Braces

Your braces represent an effective and functional system for correcting the alignment of your teeth. They incorporate a series of metal brackets that Dr. Brett Gluck cements onto the faces of your teeth. They are married to metal wires and work in concert with bands and other orthodontic components. You will need to return to Dr. Brett Gluck’s orthodontic clinic... read more »

Caring for Your Teeth While Aligning Your Smile

You are probably already aware that good oral health is a critical part of a confident smile. This means taking the time to practice good oral hygiene habits every single day and keeping up with routine checkups and cleanings. Your goal is to keep tooth decay and gum disease away. So you can imagine that your oral health is even more... read more »

Adjusting Braces

During the course of your orthodontic treatment with Dr. Brett Gluck, you'll have to visit our office periodically to have your braces adjusted. This is a critical part of straightening your teeth and ensuring that you get the smile you want as quickly and effectively as possible. Every time an adjustment is made, it means you're that much closer to... read more »

Routine Adjustment Sessions

Alignment issues, as well as overcrowding issues with your child’s teeth, can all be addressed by having Dr. Brett Gluck install braces. Of course simply installing the braces, into their mouth is just the first step in the realignment process. In order to stretch the periodontal ligaments anchoring your child’s teeth in the sockets, the braces will need regular adjustments... read more »

Braces Require Routine Adjustment to Realign Your Teeth

In order for your braces to effectively realign your teeth, your orthodontist, Dr. Brett Gluck, will need to perform routine adjustments. Each adjustment stretches and alters the periodontal ligaments that anchor each tooth into place. After four to six weeks, the periodontal ligaments will accept their new positions and your braces will be ready for another small adjustment. The stretching... read more »

Adjusting Your Braces for Fast and Effective Realignment of Your Teeth

Alignment issues and overcrowded teeth as well as over or under bite issues are common reasons why Dr. Brett Gluck might recommend having braces installed on your teeth. Simply having the braces installed in your mouth is only the first step in the realignment process. On the average, you will need to have your braces adjusted every four to six... read more »