Keep Your Teeth and Braces Happy With Proper Eating Techniques

You may have heard that once you have braces you need to change your eating habits. We can help you protect your braces and teeth by offering some tips on eating while wearing an orthodontic appliance: - Use the sides of your mouth to chew. When you have recently received braces or had them adjusted, your front teeth may have... read more »

What You Should Know About Receiving Braces

In the past, braces were considered only for children and were given a very negative reputation. Today, both children and adults choose to receive orthodontic treatment, though some people are still wary of braces because they aren’t familiar with the process. We invite you to review these tips to help you learn more about the braces process and how to... read more »

There are Different Types of Braces

Do you know the different kinds of braces to choose from in the world of orthodontics? Braces come in many ways depending on your unique situation and need. For example, some are discreet, while others are more traditional full of metal wires and brackets. If you are looking to decide which orthodontic treatment works for you, our orthodontist, Dr. Scott... read more »

Braces Require Consistent Oral Hygiene Habits

Here at Vincent Team Orthodontics our orthodontist, Dr. Vincent can give you braces in order to correct an alignment problem with your teeth. Traditional braces use a series of brackets, wires, bands, and spacers to slowly move the position of your teeth. Your regularly scheduled appointments are also a prime opportunity to repair or replace any orthodontic hardware components that... read more »

Tips That Help You Avoid Fracturing Your Tooth Enamel When You Have Braces

When you’re aligning your smile with braces, you want to avoid every complication possible so you can have a convenient orthodontic journey and so you can achieve your perfect smile quickly. This is why our orthodontist, Dr. Scott Vincent, strongly encourages you to take good care of your smile regularly. To help you avoid fracturing your teeth during your orthodontic... read more »

New Year’s Resolutions You Can Make for Your Braces

Have you run out of New Year’s resolution ideas? If so, our orthodontist, Dr. Scott Vincent, has a recommendation for you: make a resolution for your braces! If you focus on your braces this year, you could have a better orthodontic treatment, you could have a top-notch appliance, and you might even get your braces off faster! Some resolutions you... read more »

Holiday Dessert Guide for Braces

The holidays bring a plethora of desserts and sweets. Here are a few you might find on the dessert menu, and whether or not you should eat these dishes with braces. Pumpkin Pie:  Soft pumpkin custard and a flaky pie crust makes this an excellent seasonal treat for everyone--with or without braces. Dig in! Just make sure to brush well... read more »

Orthodontic Adjustments Are Critical for Effectively Realigning Your Child’s Teeth

Deviations in the alignment of your child’s permanent teeth can vary in severity. This can be influenced by genetics, the loss of one or more primary teeth to untreated cavities, or other environmental factors. Not only can these alignment issues leave your son or daughter feeling self-conscious about their appearance it can also contribute to long-term dental problems. The improper... read more »

Tips on How to Have Top-Notch Breath When You Have Braces

Having a fresh and pristine breath is quite convenient and wonderful. Unfortunately, this is a tough thing to have when you align your teeth with braces. Oftentimes, food particles, plaque, and bacteria get trapped in your appliance and around your teeth, promoting bad breath. However, this doesn’t have to be the case for you. There are things you can do... read more »