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 »

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 »

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 »

Cavity Prevention and Good Gum Health Is Very Important When You Have Braces

Your new set of orthodontic braces will help to correct the alignment of your teeth to improve your overall oral function, improve your smile’s appearance, and prevent problems like dental attrition. This is done by having Dr. Scott Vincent tighten your braces every four to six weeks. Each of these routine adjustments will gradually move your teeth one step closer... read more »

Regular Adjustments Are Needed to Properly Correct the Alignment of Your Teeth

Your new braces installed at Vincent Team Orthodontics’s Sandy, Utah clinic have been designed to gradually correct the position and orientation of your misaligned teeth. This will eventually improve the overall function and health of your teeth by reducing your chances of suffering enamel attrition and dental fractures. It will also provide you with the kind of appealing smile that... read more »

Special Oral Hygiene Tools Can Help Maintain a Healthy Mouth with Braces

Your braces are the first step toward realigning your teeth. Throughout the course of successive adjustments, tension will be applied to your teeth and the connective tissues in the underlying dental sockets. This will gradually bring your teeth into their ideal alignment for a better-functioning mouth and a more appealing smile. Should you develop cavities or excess wear and tear... read more »

It’s Important to Maintain Good Oral Hygiene with Braces

The braces installed in your mouth at Vincent Team Orthodontics have been designed to alter and improve the alignment of your teeth. This is done by applying progressive tension through the course of iterative adjustment sessions. Poor oral hygiene increases the chances of having cavities or causing orthodontic hardware to suffer excessive wear and tear. Should this befall you, the... read more »

The Wonderful World of Orthodontic Aligners

Our ever-growing world is getting bigger, brighter, and more diverse, with more and more choices to choose from for everything under the golden sun. Thankfully, orthodontic aligners are following the same trend. There are multiple types of treatments for fixing teeth alignments. Whether you want to customize your care based on your style and looks, or be discreet about it,... read more »

Oral Hygiene and Braces

If you have crooked or crowded teeth, Dr. Scott Vincent may recommend braces in Sandy, Utah. Getting braces requires dedication on your part. Caring for your teeth while wearing braces will take a little more time. However, the end results are well worth the effort. How to Brush and Floss with Braces Braces and other orthodontic appliances can attract plaque... read more »