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How to find an orthodontist?

By |April 18th, 2016|

How to Find an Orthodontist?
Finding the right Orthodontist for Braces!
You want to make sure the result is a stunning smile after your braces come off.  You’ll be spending a significant amount of time throughout the length of your orthodontic treatment with both your orthodontist and the office staff. Here are a few things to contemplate when choosing an orthodontist to […]

When to see the orthodontist?

By |March 4th, 2016|


How Braces Work

By |May 29th, 2015|

How Braces Work
The principles of how braces work to correct teeth alignment with pressure are centuries old. Braces are the most efficient and exact way of moving teeth. The jawbone is a solid structure surrounding your teeth, but it can change shape in response to prolonged pressure. Braces put pressure on one side of a […]

Braces are Cool!

By |May 28th, 2015|

Braces are Cool: Are you ready to make a fashion statement with your braces?
The ‘mouth full of bright metal’, usually called ‘metal mouth’ or ‘tin smile’, is really a thing of the past with today’s new braces. Braces have turned into a fashion statement, and you’ll be able to select which kind of braces will fit your individual […]

Oral Hygiene with Braces

By |May 27th, 2015|

Oral Hygiene with Braces: Do’s and Don’ts
The mouth is the gateway to the body… good health begins with good teeth. Tooth decay, infection and/or gum disease can lead to a variety of ailments and just generally ‘feeling bad.’ Here’s a list of Do’s and Don’ts for keeping your oral hygiene the best it can be:
Oral Hygiene Do’s

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Orthodontic Emergency

By |May 26th, 2015|

Foods to Avoid with Braces (Orthodontic)

By |May 22nd, 2015|

Orthodontic Problems Early Warning Signs

By |May 13th, 2015|

Early Warning Signs of Orthodontic Problems
Some early warning signs of orthodontic problems may be easier to correct if treated sooner rather than later. Waiting until all the permanent teeth have come in, or until facial growth is nearly complete, may make correction of some orthodontic problems more difficult. But…children and adults can both benefit from […]

Orthodontic Mouthguards can Prevent Facial Injuries | SmileMaker Orthodontics

By |May 13th, 2015|


Wear an orthodontic mouth guard for any contact sport (soccer, yes; chess, probably not). Mouth guards can help prevent jaw, mouth and teeth injuries and are less costly than recovering from the
Wear a helmet and it will protect your head by absorbing the energy of an impact. You don’t have […]

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Facts About Kids and Sports Safety

By |April 16th, 2015|

Facts About Kids and Sports Safety
The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) is providing tips and information on how to best protect athlete’s smiles during recreational and organized sports.

Injuries can happen at any age or skill level – More than half of the seven million sports and recreation-related injuries that occur each year are sustained by youth between […]