Simple Tips to Help Preserve Your Braces

An orthodontist like Dr. Park often uses the metal brackets, wires, and components of traditional braces to create an effective system for correcting misaligned teeth. This requires attending a regularly scheduled adjustment appointment every four to six weeks.   During each of these important sessions, your orthodontist will tighten your... Read more »

Traditional Braces Can Often Correct a Significant Overbite

Overbite and underbite issues with your child’s permanent teeth can be attributed to several things, including genetics and environmental factors. Also known as malocclusion, misaligned bites can leave your child with an unattractive smile and inefficient oral function. If these issues are not addressed in a reasonable amount of time,... Read more »

Cavities and Gum Disease Can Cause Complications While Correcting Your Teeth with Braces

When Dr. Park and his team initially installed your orthodontic braces in your mouth, it was just the first step in effectively correcting the alignment of your teeth. In order to adequately bring your teeth into their proper position and orientation, your braces will require routine tightening and adjustment. Any... Read more »

Why Brushing is Vital for a Top-Notch Smile When You Have Braces

If you’re curious to know why brushing is very important when you have braces, then our orthodontist, Dr. Park, is more than happy to help you. After all, brushing is recommended after every time you eat. That’s right, even after your snacks. To help you understand why, our orthodontist is... Read more »

Malocclusion: the Cause and Cure

What is a malocclusion? A malocclusion is a term for any misalignment of the teeth or jaw. Typical examples include overbites, underbites, crossbites and open bites. A malocclusion can arise from a multitude of causes. For some individuals is the effect of a small jaw and too many teeth. Anciently,... Read more »

Keep Tooth Decay at Bay When You Have Braces by Doing These Things

If you have braces, it’s very important to keep cavities at bay. That way you can maintain a top-notch oral health and smile while you align your teeth. To help you prevent cavities while you achieve the smile of your dreams, our orthodontist, Dr. Park, is happy to give you... Read more »

Looking for Orthodontic Treatment as an Adult? Visit Our Office Today!

Although it’s typically considered better to get braces when you are younger, you can get them at any age! A lot of people don’t know orthodontic treatment is available no matter how old you are as long as you fit the criteria for treatment. With the proper alignment, you can... Read more »

A Teen’s Tooth Extraction in Preparation for Braces

As your son or daughter grows into adolescence, their primary teeth are replaced with permanent teeth. When this happens, it’s possible for multiple teeth to emerge too close to each other, creating misalignment and crowded teeth. If this issue isn’t corrected, it can cause dental fractures, leading to enamel attrition... Read more »

The Secret Tips You Need to Effectively Clean Your Smile When You Have Braces

Braces can help you achieve the smile of your dreams, but they can also make keeping up on oral hygiene a little difficult. This is tough because oral hygiene is vital if you want a strong oral health and top-notch orthodontic results. So, to make things a little easier, our... Read more »

What Are the Necessary Steps When I’ve Broken My Braces Away From Home?

Orthodontic emergencies happen, even when you’re on vacation, and it’s best to treat the issue and improve the situation as soon as possible. Doing so can help you have a more convenient and relaxing trip. To help you take care of the problem, our orthodontist, Dr. Park, instructs you to... Read more »