Best Way to Keep Braces Clean

If you wear braces or a family member does, you may already be aware of the importance of keeping them clean, to ensure optimal oral health. Read our blog to learn the best way to maintain your investment and ensure your teeth stay clean and healthy. Every orthodontic patient should know how to keep braces clean, to protect their investment.... read more »

Athletes with Braces Should Use a Mouthguard

The braces installed in your mouth by your orthodontist, Dr. Brett Gluck, are designed to be durable enough to handle the regular wear and tear of eating most basic foods. However, the potential blows to the face that can occur during rigorous athletics and contact sports can pose a serious threat to your mouth and your braces. This makes the... read more »

Your Braces Need Daily Care and Cleaning

The ultimate goal of the braces installed by Dr. Brett Gluck is to realign your teeth for a more functional mouth and an appealing smile. This is done by performing timely adjustments to apply progressive tension to the periodontal ligaments that hold your teeth in position. Should any part of your braces be damaged or you develop tooth decay issues,... read more »

How Braces Change your Lifestyle

Over the course of multiple, timely adjustment sessions, the braces installed in your son or daughter’s mouth will realign their teeth for a more appealing smile and more functional mouth. If your son or daughter develops cavities, or if their braces are damaged in some way, it will likely increase the amount of time they need to wear the appliance.... read more »

Oral Hygiene Tips for Braces

Your new set of braces that were installed by our Quality Orthodontic Care team will adjust the alignment of your teeth over the course of multiple adjustment sessions. If the braces become damaged, bent or if you develop cavities on your teeth, it will hamper the progress imparted by your braces. There are a few oral hygiene considerations and lifestyle... read more »

Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining Your Ceramic Coated Braces

For all intents and purposes ceramic coated braces are exactly the same as traditional braces, except that most of the hardware has been carefully coated with a porcelain-ceramic material. This porcelain coating can be shaded to closely match to your natural tooth enamel. This makes it hard for the casual observer to even notice you have braces. It’s important to... read more »