Your New Braces Need Basic Care and Good Oral Hygiene

Here at Wright Orthodontics our orthodontist often uses traditional braces for addressing misaligned teeth. This functional system is capable of altering the alignment and orientation of your teeth through the course of multiple adjustment sessions. If some component of your braces becomes bent, damaged, or compromised in any way it... Read more »

An Overbite Can Often Be Corrected by Traditional Braces

Genetics and other factors can sometimes combine to alter the alignment of your permanent teeth. This can cause the lower or upper teeth to protrude at improper angles. Also known as a malocclusion this orthodontic complication can not only leave you with an unattractive smile it can also increase your... Read more »

Regularly Scheduled Adjustments Are Essential for Correcting Teeth with Braces

Your braces include several hardware components that are integrated with each other to create a functional orthodontic system for addressing your misaligned teeth. This process requires applying progressive tension to the hardware components. Each of these adjustment sessions will gradually alter the periodontal ligaments that anchor your teeth into your... Read more »

What Causes the Need for Braces?

Do you know if you need braces? Do you know why you might? Receiving braces can provide many benefits for your teeth and improve the quality of your oral health in the long run. Below are some of the conditions involved in the need for braces that can be corrected... Read more »

How Invisalign® Works

If you need orthodontic treatment but are hesitant about wearing metal brackets and wires, you may choose Invisalign®. As you are just beginning your Invisalign journey, or simply considering taking that first step, Dr. Randy Wright and our team are happy to walk you through the Invisalign process. You will... Read more »

Adult Orthodontics

Many people believe that braces are only for children and teenagers. However, more and more adults are undergoing braces or aligner treatment. According to Harvard Health Publications, one in five orthodontic patients is over the age of 18. It is never too late to have your teeth straightened so you... Read more »

Maintain Optimum Oral Health with Invisalign®

If you have not yet heard of Invisalign®, it is a high-quality treatment system designed to straighten your teeth. Invisalign orthodontic aligner systems are custom-made for your smile to give you the straight teeth and the peace of mind you need. The following is a list of benefits that Invisalign... Read more »

Malocclusion & Orthodontics

Orthodontics is a special branch of dentistry whose focus is the correction of jaws and teeth that are positioned improperly. When the teeth are crooked or crowded, they are harder to sufficiently clean, so they are more prone to cavities. Misaligned teeth or bad bites are referred to as malocclusion.... Read more »

Minor Alignment Issues with Your Smile Can Often Be Corrected by Invisalign®

Minor deviations in the alignment of your teeth can sometimes be left over from childhood or can result from natural changes in your oral structure as you age. While you might be able to live with a slightly unappealing smile, the improper alignment might also increase your chances of suffering... Read more »

Brushing Your Braces Correctly

Once your orthodontist has placed your new braces, it will be up to you take care of them and more importantly, your teeth. Your braces will give you a terrific smile that will last a lifetime, and you need to make sure that as your braces do their work, your... Read more »