Dental Malocclusions that May Require Orthodontic Treatment

Addressing the alignment of your teeth is an important part of caring for your smile and maintaining proper oral health. If you are experiencing alignment issues in your teeth or jaws or both, you could have an increased risk of developing other oral health issues and have a smile that doesn’t feel attractive. A malocclusion is an unfortunate oral development... 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 very important throughout the process. Treatment and complications related to... read more »