adult orthodontics

National Orthodontic Health Month

While many people know that October is a time for Halloween and silly costumes, Halloween is also a dentist’s worst nightmare. With the sheer amount of sugar handed out to children, cavities are likely to soar. Perhaps this is why October is also National Orthodontic Health Month. With so much focus on who can get […]

Type of Appliances

Orthodontists primarily treat patients who need help correcting certain maxillofacial problems, such as misaligned teeth, malocclusion, or too much space between the teeth. Treating these conditions requires the assistance of orthodontic appliances, of which there are many. Orthodontic appliances come in many variations – some being fixed and some being removable. They serve various purposes, […]

When is the Best Time to Consult an Orthodontist?

Orthodontists are dental specialists who work to bring the teeth and jaws into their ideal position for optimal oral health. It is very common for children and young teens to visit orthodontists to monitor or correct complications with emerging permanent teeth. Though a child may visit the orthodontist at any time, the elementary years serve […]

Orthodontic Emergency? We can help!

True orthodontic emergencies are very rare, but when they do occur we are available to you. As a general rule, you should call the office when you experience severe pain or when you have a painful appliance problem that you can’t take care of yourself. We’ll be able to schedule an appointment with our office. […]

June marks National Dairy Month!

In honor of June Dairy Month, our team would like to thank all of our hard working families in the Dairy Industry. In fact, dairy is important to your overall health! Regular consumption of dairy products, such as milk, cheese and yogurt, have been found to lower your chances of contracting periodontal disease (also known […]

The benefits of a beautiful smile

Dr. Martine DeCambre and our team know having an attractive smile puts a spring in your step—or two—as well as increases your self-confidence, no matter if you’re 14 or in your late forties. Smiling not only makes people happy and puts them in a good mood, doing it often can even help you live longer, […]

Beware of those Christmas goodies!

At Braces For Us , we know maintaining a healthy diet over the holiday season can prove a difficult task. After all, who can resist the tasty treats of Christmas? With grandma and everybody else offering you candy, chocolate logs or Christmas pudding, you just can’t say “I’ll pass” each time. But trouble lurks: every […]

Ask Dr. DeCambre: “I’m 32 – am I too old for braces?”

Absolutely not! Approximately 30 percent of my patients are indeed adults with the oldest patient to date being closed to 80 years old! I have had mixed reactions from my patients with regards to orthodontic treatment. Many are most receptive to Invisalign, or “clear” braces. Many say they have taken care of their children and […]