Be Careful of Sticky Foods When You Have Braces

Braces can be helpful when you want to realign your smile, whether for personal comfort or to have a nicer-looking smile. They may not be able to do this if you forget to do a few things, which includes watching what you eat. Plenty of foods can cause issues with braces. One type is sticky foods, which can include quite... read more »

Tips to Help Prevent Damage to Your Braces

The braces installed in your mouth by your orthodontist, Dr. Jaime Rivera, are designed to realign the position of your teeth for a healthier mouth and an appealing smile. This is done by applying progressive tension to the periodontal ligaments that are anchoring each tooth in its socket during your routine adjustment appointments. If a piece of your braces hardware... read more »