Am I Ready for a Retainer?

If you are getting your braces off soon, or are considering getting braces, at some point in time, we’ll talk about fitting you for a retainer. A retainer is used to help keep your teeth in place after your braces have been removed. Like braces, a retainer is custom-made for... Read more »

Good Oral Hygiene Habits Are Important When Correcting the Alignment of Your Teeth

Braces are known for correcting alignment problems with your teeth through successive adjustments. Every four to six weeks Dr. Joseph Wilson will tighten your braces. This will bring your teeth one small step closer to their ideal position. Maintaining good oral hygiene during the realignment process is very important. Cavities... Read more »

Straighten and Align Your Smile with Invisalign®

Straighten and align your smile with Invisalign®. Did you know that Invisalign orthodontic aligners are metal-free and capable of straightening your smile to the flawless design you desire? Even if you have had an orthodontic alignment in the past, it may be possible for Invisalign to help treat any relapses... Read more »

Are Malocclusions Affecting Your Smile?

Are malocclusions affecting your smile? Damage to your smile in the form of a misalignment can increase your risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and tooth breakage. When teeth are not straight, they can simply chip or crack, and cause you enamel damage that can put your entire smile at... Read more »

What Kind of Smile Do You Wish You Had?

What kind of smile do you wish you had? With our help, our outstanding team can get you on the path to a straighter smile in no time. With braces, you can set crooked teeth straight once more, and correct your misaligned smile. Listed below are some of the best... Read more »

How to Keep Your Retainer in Tip-Top Shape

If you have a retainer in Yuma, Arizona, whether it’s a metal retainer or a plastic retainer, it’s important to take good care of it so it can keep your teeth in pristine condition. However, that might be a difficult task if you’re not sure how to keep your retainer... Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions About Cleaning Orthodontic Braces

Did you know that caring for your braces is important to ensure that they can continue to work correctly and effectively for the duration of your orthodontic treatment? Braces will not prevent or stop tooth decay or gum disease, so it is important to continue to protect your teeth as... Read more »

Each Adjustment Appointment is Critical for Realigning Your Teeth

The orthodontic hardware of your new braces are the functional element needed to realign your teeth. This is possible by applying progressive tension to the hardware during routine adjustment appointments at Yuma Orthodontics, Inc.. Each of these sessions will move your teeth one gradual step toward their ideal alignment. The... Read more »

Invisalign® Orthodontic Aligners: True or False Questions

Invisalign® orthodontic aligners are a treatment system used to straighten teeth and fix malocclusions. If you have overcrowded teeth, bad bites, spacing issues between your teeth, or any form of misalignment issue, Invisalign is a great choice for your treatment. The best part is that Invisalign is made from a... Read more »

Braces Require Routine Adjustments to Attain Your Ideal Smile

The braces hardware installed in your mouth at Yuma Orthodontics, Inc. have been designed to realign your teeth to improve orthodontic issues and give you an appealing smile. The process involves applying successive tension through routine adjustment appointments. This will apply tension to the periodontal ligaments that anchor each tooth... Read more »