Your Retainer Needs Special Oral Hygiene Habits

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An orthodontist like Dr. may  provide you with a hawley retainer after your braces have been removed. This is a removable dental appliance created from a special acrylic material. The retainer is designed to hold your teeth in place as they settle into their new alignment. Your retainer will need some basic care and consistent… Read more »

Space Maintainers: Guiding Your Permanent Teeth into Place

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Space maintainers are beneficial appliances that save your child’s smile if they have lost a baby tooth prematurely. Although not every child needs a space maintainer if they lose a tooth, it is wise to consult with the dentist and decide if this is the best option for your child’s smile. Space maintainers are small,… Read more »