Treats to Enjoy & Avoid With Braces

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If you have braces and a sweet tooth, times may be tough. However, there is no real reason to fret. It’s true that some treats cannot be enjoyed with braces, but there are many sweet treats and snacks that are safe for you to enjoy. Our orthodontist and team can... Read more »

Got Braces? Here Are Some Oral Hygiene Tips

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Oral hygiene is vital for a top-notch oral health and smile. It’s also vital for a successful orthodontic treatment. So, if you have braces, you need to remember to clean and care for your teeth, gums and appliance regularly. Our orthodontist, Dr. Joseph Basile, is happy to help you by... Read more »

Overcrowded Teeth Might Be Corrected by Traditional Braces

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As your child’s oral structure grows and develops their 20 primary teeth are gradually replaced by the 32 permanent teeth that will serve them throughout adult life. Sometimes multiple teeth can emerge very close together causing one or more to deviate from its ideal alignment. If you have noticed a... Read more »

Accelerate Orthodontic Treatment With AcceleDent®

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Orthodontics can make some truly astounding improvements to the health and appearance of your smile. However, straightening your teeth with braces can take a long time—typically one to two years. Luckily, there are quicker options available. If you would like a shorter treatment time with braces, ask Dr. Joseph Basile... Read more »

Things to Keep in Mind While Straightening With Braces

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Has Dr. Joseph Basile recommended that you have braces placed? Would you like to know what to expect during braces treatment? Our orthodontist and team are happy to go over the basic orthodontic treatment process with you. Braces Placement The brackets of braces are bonded to your teeth using a... Read more »

A Gap in Your Front Teeth Can Be Improved by Braces

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As you were growing up, your baby teeth were gradually replaced by your 32 permanent teeth. Some people will develop a gap or significant spacing between two or more of their teeth. This is often related to genetics and the structure of your mouth. Sometimes, environmental factors can also contribute... Read more »

Got Braces? No Problem!

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A broken bracket or wire is not anyone’s idea of a good time during holiday celebrations. But, it can be hard to come up with tasty ideas that don’t break the rules. Here are some delicious, braces-friendly holiday treats that should help you not miss that pecan pie quite as... Read more »

Advancements in Braces

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Are you trying to decide if a straight smile is worth time in braces? If so, Dr. Joseph Basile and our orthodontic team would like you to know that a straight, healthy, and beautiful smile is always worth it. To help you feel better about the idea, let’s talk about... Read more »