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 »

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 to the orthodontic components and your teeth will gradually move... 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. To help you care for your braces, our dentist, Dr.... 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 components in your mouth, you will still need to return... read more »