Your Hawley Retainer Needs Good Oral Hygiene Practices

Each of your braces adjustment sessions with our orthodontist served an important role in correcting your misaligned teeth. The progressive tension applied to the components helped to stretch and alter the periodontal connective tissues that are responsible for anchoring your teeth in place.   Once your teeth have achieved their... Read more »

Teeth With Braces Need Good Oral Hygiene Practices

Traditional braces are often used by an orthodontist like Dr. David S. Wilbanks to gradually correct misaligned teeth. This requires consistently timed adjustment appointments to tight the braces components and alter the periodontal connective tissues that anchor your teeth in your gums. Preventing tooth decay and maintaining healthy gums is... Read more »

Braces Can Help Prevent Dental Complications

Uncorrected alignment issues with your teeth can sometimes do more than leave you with an awkward smile. In time, misaligned teeth or the improper relationship between two or more teeth can cause excess wear and tear on the tooth enamel. As this problem progresses, you could also be at an... Read more »

How Can Braces Help Me?

If you’re curious to know how braces can help you, your teeth, and your smile, then our orthodontist, Dr. David S. Wilbanks, is more than happy to help you. Braces are handy appliances that are made of metal brackets and wires. They use pressure to shift the teeth into their... Read more »

Start With The Smile In The Mirror

Do you want to see a straighter smile when you look in the mirror but are worried you’ve missed your chance? Don’t fret! The reality is, you can get a straighter, healthier, better-looking smile at any age! Orthodontic care is not limited to pediatrics. As far as keeping up a... Read more »

Things to Know About Malocclusion & Orthodontics

Very few people are born with perfectly aligned teeth. Because of this, many individuals can benefit from orthodontic treatment. Patients can benefit from orthodontic treatment at any age, but we recommend that patients come in for their initial exam as early as age seven. When you or your child come... Read more »

Braces Need to Be Protected from Harm

Your new orthodontic braces provided by Dr. David S. Wilbanks and the orthodontic specialists at Wilbanks Orthodontics’s clinic were designed to create a functional system capable of improving the alignment of your teeth. This is done by having your braces adjusted every four to six weeks. The progressive tension applied... Read more »

All You Need to Know About Caring for Your Braces This Holiday Season

It’s important to keep your braces in tip-top shape this holiday season so you can remain on track toward your perfect smile. Sometimes it’s difficult to remember to take care of your braces because of the holiday parties, traditions, and shopping for gifts, so it’s important to do your best.... Read more »

Don’t Let a Loose Spacer Alarm You

The orthodontic braces Dr. David S. Wilbanks installed in your mouth use a variety of orthodontic hardware components. This includes metal brackets, wires, bands, and spacers that create a dynamic system for gradually correcting the alignment, position, and orientation of your teeth. This is done through a series of regularly... Read more »

Your Orthodontic Adjustments Are Very Important for Realigning Teeth with Braces

Your new orthodontic braces create a highly effective system for gradually correcting the alignment of your teeth. Once completed it will give you a more attractive smile and a mouth less prone to dental attrition and dental fractures. Once our dentist, Dr. David S. Wilbanks has installed the various hardware... Read more »