The History of Braces

Did you know that even in ancient times, people wanted to improve the look and function of their smiles? We think of modern orthodontic appliances as sleek, efficient technology, but this was not always so! Take a look at the highlights in the evolution of braces. Ancient Times: From Greece to Rome • According to […]

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month

As of September 22, 2012 we are officially in the fall season. Though we may not get a chance to see the leaves change colors here in South Florida, you may have noticed a slightly cooler breeze come by while you’ve been out and about. We wish all of our patients a happy fall season […]

Rubber Band Horoscopes: What Your Color Says About You

One exciting part about wearing braces is getting to choose the colors of your rubber bands. Orthodontists place elastic bands, or ligatures, over each bracket to secure the archwire in place. These rubber bands may be individual or connected, depending on your mouth’s needs. You have the option of choosing the color of your elastics, […]