Braces

food to eat after braces

What Can You Not Eat With Braces?

If you are wearing braces, the content of your diet is an important factor to consider. Eating certain foods can cause damage to braces and any wires or brackets that are attached. To maintain a healthy and attractive smile, it’s essential to avoid these foods at all costs. Having braces on your teeth requires extra […]

how long to wear retainers

How Long Do I have To Wear A Retainer After Braces?

Welcome to our blog post about retainers and braces! Braces are an orthodontic treatment used to straighten teeth and improve the alignment of a person’s bite. After you have completed your orthodontic treatment, retainers may be recommended by your orthodontist as part of the aftercare plan. It is important to understand how retainers work in […]

Playing Sports After Getting Braces

What You Should Know About Playing Sports After Getting Braces?

If you are undergoing orthodontic treatment and have an active lifestyle, consider getting mouthguards. One of the common concerns among patients who have braces is if there are any restrictions while playing sports. While mouth injuries are a common phenomenon, the best way to ensure your teeth and braces is safe is by wearing braces. […]

Learn about braces and its parts

The Different Parts of Braces & What They Do

Have you ever wondered what role the part of braces plays? The brackets, bands, & wires all play a vital role in the health of your teeth and the success of your teeth straightening. Braces have advanced over the years to provide you with many options for teeth straightening through traditional metal braces, lingual braces, […]

Metal Braces in Alexandria

4 Aftercare Tips To Follow After Getting Traditional Metal Braces

If you are wearing traditional metal braces to correct tooth misalignments, there are some guidelines and best practices to follow in order to achieve optimum results. It’s also critical to establish good dental hygiene practices and eat a balanced diet. You can damage the metal braces if you don’t take adequate care of your teeth, […]

Tips For Keeping Ceramic Braces Clean

Tips For Keeping Ceramic Braces Clean

Ceramic braces can be prone to staining or discoloration. When it comes to tips for keeping ceramic braces clean, here are a few things to keep in mind.

How Do Braces Work?

How Do Braces Work?

You’ve always wanted a better smile. Are you wondering, how do braces work? Ask us these few questions about how they work

Can Braces Fix a Gap?

Can Braces Fix a Gap?

Can braces fix a gap? From Invisalign to ceramic braces to traditional metal braces, they often can. Contact us with options that fits your budget and lifestyle.

Can You Get Braces with A Crown

Can You Get Braces with A Crown?

Both crowns and braces can help perfect your smile and give you healthier teeth, but can they be used together?

wearing retainers after braces

Wearing Retainers after Braces

After your braces are removed, it is important to get fitted for your retainer. Contact us at Perfect Smiles Orthodontics today to schedule your appointment.