Entries by Dr. Silver

Types of early treatment

A) Space Maintainers Did you know that baby teeth are actually very important for your child’s development? Until the adolescent years, they will not only help your youngster bite and chew (i.e., get proper nutrition) and speak correctly but also help guide the permanent teeth underneath them into proper position. In fact, one of the […]

Correcting bad habits

When you bring your child in for an early orthodontic screening we can help you recognize and correct any habits your child has that could be detrimental to the alignment of their teeth and jaw. Again, the earlier the better around age 7, as any needed treatment is easier, faster and potentially less expensive if […]

Preventive Care

Why is oral hygiene so important? The best way to prevent cavities and periodontal disease is by good tooth brushing and flossing techniques, performed daily. Periodontal disease and decay are both caused by bacterial plaque. Plaque is a colorless film, which sticks to your teeth at the gum line. Plaque constantly forms on your teeth. […]

Why seek Treatment as an Adult?

If you’re an adult who has suffered from teeth that aren’t straight or a misaligned bite for most of your life, we are still able to help you achieve a straight and beautiful smile. We have the ability to move healthy teeth at any age, so it’s never too late for treatment. Orthodontic treatment in […]

Retainers and Post Orthodontic Care

One day in the not-too-distant future, your braces will come off. In a few moments, you’ll be free of bands and brackets, able to eat what you want and run your tongue over smooth, clean teeth. But, even on this happy occasion, please remember that you’re not quite done with orthodontic treatment yet: The next […]

What are the types of orthodontic treatment?

At Silver Smiles Orthodontics, we are able to offer several different treatment options to fit the specific needs of our patients. In addition to traditional metal braces our options include: Invisalign® Invisalign Teen® Palatal Expanders Traditional Metal Braces Clear Ceramic Braces Appliances And More! Everybody is unique and has different needs when it comes to […]

Appointment Types and What to Expect:

A – First Visit (Consultation Appointment)- Anticipate 1 hour At Silver Smiles Orthodontics, our mission is to help every patient achieve the smile of their dreams. Our doctors and expert team of orthodontic specialists take the time to treat patients as individuals, getting to know them personally and designing specialized treatment plans to perfectly suit […]

Invisalign and Clear Aligners

Often when people think of “orthodontics” they immediately think of the teenager with a mouth full of metal. But today, it’s a new world for patients needing to address misaligned teeth and other bite problems. While it’s true that braces are still metal, they are smaller today and more comfortable to wear. But what about […]