Tips for Caring for Your Teeth and Gums While Wearing Braces

The number one goal for your oral health is maintaining healthy teeth and gums. This means practicing diligent daily oral hygiene habits; specifically, brushing and flossing to remove plaque along with routine dental visits to remove tartar (hardened plaque), polish your teeth and have your gums checked. When you opt... Read more »

What Type of Orthodontic Retainer Will You Be Wearing?

Now that you have undergone orthodontic treatment and your teeth are finally aligned, you will want to make sure they don’t slip back into their previous positions. To prevent this from happening, retainers are used to anchor your teeth into place. Retainers are fashioned to fit your mouth with the... Read more »

Brace Yourself, the Holidays are Coming!

Straightening your teeth with orthodontics can help you achieve a more healthy, aligned and attractive smile. With the upcoming holidays, Halloween, Thanksgiving, the month of December and New Year’s (to name a few), around the corner, your orthodontics treatment won’t take a holiday, so it’s up to you to remember... Read more »

How Orthodontics Can Correct Your Bite Pattern

By now you are likely aware that keeping your teeth and gums free from tooth decay and gum disease should top your list of oral health priorities when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. But did you know that a malocclusion is another common dental issue that often needs... Read more »

Orthodontic Care for Adults

Your smile is the first thing people notice when they see you. Crooked, crowded teeth or a misaligned bite can make you feel self-conscious no matter what your age. The good news is, with today’s advances in orthodontics, straighter teeth aren’t just for kids and teens anymore. Now more than... Read more »

Braces at a Young Age

Getting braces at a younger age has proved most effective in preventing dental problems in the future. Permanent teeth start to typically come in about the ages of six to eight, and because the bones are still growing, it’s best to evaluate their tooth alignment at a young age to... Read more »

Emergency Orthodontic Care

Getting braces, or any other form of orthodontic care is one of the “big” events in life for most people. It’s great to get started because it means at the end of your treatment, you’ll end up with an amazing, beautiful smile that’ll be the envy of everyone. But what... Read more »

Achieving Your Ideal Tooth Alignment with Invisalign®️

Are you considering your orthodontic treatment options to align crowded or crooked teeth but don’t want a smile covered in metal? If so, Dr. Galati and our team can help you have the oral health and smile you want! We invite you to learn more about Invisalign® and how this... Read more »

Do You Have Questions About Wisdom Tooth Removal?

Wisdom teeth come with a lot of complexity, and many patients are left with concerning questions about having their wisdom teeth removed. Dr. Galati and our team are happy to address any concerns you have about your wisdom teeth so that you can be better informed. Below are some answers... Read more »

A Fixed Retainer Might Be Needed to Maintain the Position of Your Teeth

Traditional braces are often called for to correct significantly misaligned teeth. Our orthodontist typically uses them to address overcrowded teeth and other alignment issues like malocclusion. The treatment process calls for periodic adjustments to gradually move your teeth into their ideal alignment. Once this is done our orthodontist can remove... Read more »