Braces

Clear Braces Are A Distinct Alternative

A mouth full of metal wires is no longer a requirement for straight teeth and a symmetrical smile. Clear braces can create a brilliant smile without hurting your self-esteem or professional appearance and are available in the Port St. Lucie, FL area. There are several kinds of clear braces that Port St. Lucie orthodontist Dr. Martine A. […]

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, […]

The Importance of Space Maintenance After Tooth Loss

Your child’s baby teeth are not just there to make her look cute in pictures; they serve a very important oral health purpose. First and foremost, baby teeth aid in the healthy growth and development of the jaw and teeth. Until the permanent tooth emerges from the gums, primary teeth remain in place to save […]

Retention: The Importance of Wearing a Retainer

Over 4 million people in the U.S. are wearing braces of some kind at any given time – approximately 1 million of whom are adults. The demand for orthodontic treatment has grown over the years, as many people are intrigued by the relatively short and effective treatment options that modern dentistry has to offer. It […]

Stay Cool with a Braces-Friendly Summer Treat!

Summer is here! Kids and adults alike will now be spending more time outside being active and enjoying the hotter temperatures. What’s better on a hot summer day than a delicious treat that will cool you down after doing something active in the summer sun? Luckily, our friends at the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) […]

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 […]

May featured patient testimonials for Dr. DeCambre & Braces For Us

Check out what our patients are saying about us lately! “Dear Dr. DeCambre – I cannot tell you how deeply I appreciate your professional care as I entered orthodontic treatment at the age of 60-something! My newly aligned teeth are really cause for me to [be] grateful for a dream come true! – I thank […]

May is National Teen Self-Esteem Month, from Dr. DeCambre

At Dr. Martine DeCambre’s office, we know image is everything. At an age when image is so important, the thought of having braces may intensify the already-delicate confidence of today’s teens. Well, May is National Teen Self-Esteem Month, and during this time, parents are encouraged to act as positive role models, help stop negative self-images, […]