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Your Regularly Scheduled Dental Cleaning Is Important for Maintaining Teeth with Braces

The new orthodontic braces installed in your mouth by Dr. Constance Brown and the staff specialists at her orthodontic clinic are intended to gradually realign the position of your teeth. This is done through gradual adjustments meant to tighten your braces hardware and stretch the periodontal ligaments that hold your... Read more »

Invisalign: The Clear Choice for Teeth Straightening

Braces used to be the only way someone could achieve a straight smile, but due to advances in technology, that’s no longer true. With Invisalign, you can align adults and teens teeth, and may help decrease your treatment time. Learn more about why Invisalign could be a perfect fit! Invisalign... Read more »

Braces-Friendly Holiday Desserts

Have you ever broken a bracket or a wire during a holiday party? Trust us, it’s not fun. Even with the seemingly long list of what-not-to-eats, you can still have a great holiday. Here are some tasty, braces-friendly holiday desserts that should help you not miss that pecan pie quite... Read more »

What You Should Know About Ortho Appliances

With the correct dental devices, you can realign your teeth and craft a more beautiful smile. Oral appliances come in a few different kinds, and in this post, we’d like to talk about fixed oral appliances. Braces. Braces are the most well-known fixed oral appliances, and wire braces consist of... Read more »

Your Child’s Teeth Don’t Have to Feel Crowded

If your child’s teeth were people, would they feel claustrophobic? In other words, does your child have crowded teeth? As your child’s primary teeth give way to their 32 adult teeth, two or more teeth can erupt from the gums too close together. These teeth can also adopt an unhealthy... Read more »

Space Maintainers 101

If your child lost a tooth too soon, Dr. Constance Brown might suggest a space maintainer. This is an orthodontic apparatus that is installed in children’s mouths of children when they lose primary teeth in an accident or due to extensive tooth decay or infection. When a tooth is lost... Read more »

What Braces Can I Use to Align My Teeth?

Orthodontic treatment is a great tool that can help you achieve the smile you have always desired. Because of the wonderful advancements in orthodontic technology, there are many different ways you can align your teeth and achieve your smile goals. To tell you a little more, our orthodontist, Dr. Constance... Read more »

How to Floss Around Your Permanent Retainer

Permanent retainers are great appliances that can help you keep your teeth nice and straight after you get your braces removed. They are thin metal wires that are cemented across the backs of your front teeth to keep them in position. Each day, plaque and food particles get trapped under... Read more »

Why Are Orthodontic Consultations Recommended at a Young Age?

Do you want your child to have a straight and healthy smile? If so, don’t forget to bring them to Brown Orthodontics by the time they are 7 years old for an orthodontic consultation. This is recommended by the American Association of Orthodontists so your child has a good chance... Read more »

The Things that Cause Tooth Misalignment

Sometimes it’s baffling to think about how the teeth grow into place as well as shift and move on occasion. It’s hard to understand why the teeth are meant to be aligned--but they’re not aligned most of the time. Unfortunately, there are things in the world today that can cause... Read more »