What Not to Eat With Braces

Getting braces is a big step in life for those who need them. A lot of things in your life will change when you get braces, and not just where your teeth are aligned in your mouth. You’ll have a new diet to follow because there are certain things you... Read more »

Patients With Traditional Braces Need to Maintain Consistent Oral Hygiene Habits

The orthodontic components used with traditional braces provide a system capable of gradually altering the alignment of your teeth. The process relies on consistently timed adjustments which tension the brackets, wire and other elements to affect the periodontal connective tissues the bond your teeth in your mouth. If something happens... Read more »

Getting to Know Your Retainer

Though you and your braces will spend a lot of time together, you will probably be excited to have them removed. When that day comes, you will be ready to show off your beautiful new smile to everyone you know. However, following the removal of your braces, you will need... Read more »

Simple Tips to Help Preserve and Maintain Traditional Braces

The traditional braces installed in your mouth by our orthodontist represent a functional system capable of correcting the alignment of your teeth. With regularly scheduled adjustments your teeth will be brought into alignment for a healthier mouth and a more attractive smile. Throughout the realignment process, you will need to... Read more »

A Fixed Retainer Needs Special Focus When Brushing and Flossing

Each of the adjustments appointments at Orthodontics, Inc. involves Dr. Wilson applying progressive tension to the components. This plays an important role in modifying the connective tissues that anchor your teeth to your gums. Once the alignment in your teeth has been fully corrected, Dr. Wilson can remove the braces... Read more »

Keep Your Braces and Teeth Healthy with These Tips

We are thrilled to offer custom orthodontic treatment at Yuma Orthodontics, Inc. to help you achieve the healthy and beautiful smile you have always wanted. Braces require proper care in order to effectively improve your smile. The following tips can help you care for your braces and smile by avoiding... Read more »

Follow Up Orthodontic Treatment With a Retainer to Preserve Your Smile

Your routinely scheduled visits with the orthodontist and our team to have your braces adjusted is necessary for the proper alignment of your teeth. Following the removal of your braces, areas of your smile will still have tension, including the dental sockets and their connective tissues, requiring a second phase... Read more »

When You’re Expecting Invisalign®

If you have chosen Invisalign®, it is likely because you are hesitant about wearing metal brackets and wires to straighten your teeth. You would love to straighten your smile without marring the beauty of it in the process. As you are just beginning your Invisalign journey, or simply considering taking... Read more »

An Orthodontic Snore Guard Can Help

A prescription snore guard provided by Dr. Joseph Wilson and the orthodontic specialists at Yuma Orthodontics, Inc. is intended to help hold the mouth and soft palate in the correct position for the clear passage of air. This can help alleviate symptoms of moderate sleep apnea such as chronic snoring... Read more »

Tips on Caring for Your Braces During the Holidays

Little did you know, holiday parties could be dangerous for your braces. In fact, certain party activities could break your braces brackets and wires and even promote dental issues. So, it’s important to care for your braces as much as possible as you gather with family members and friends. Our... Read more »