Braces Mechanics

Malocclusion, or crooked teeth and a misaligned bite, is a common issue. Some people’s teeth come in crooked, overlapping, or crowded. This may occur when a person’s mouth is too small for their teeth. Other times, a person may have upper and lower jaws that aren’t the same size or... Read more »

How to Straighten Your Smile with Invisalign®

If you have been wanting to straighten your smile, but aren't excited about wearing traditional, metal braces, you are not alone. In fact, as of December 2016, four million people aligned their smiles with the help of the Invisalign® system. Many of our own patients in Yuma, Arizona, have found... Read more »

Fixing Your Teeth Requires Keeping Your Braces in Check

Fixing your teeth requires keeping your braces in check. If your braces become damaged, they will not be able to serve you as they should, which can set back your alignment recovery and treatment. As the year comes to an end, Yuma Orthodontics, Inc. remains committed to your orthodontic needs.... Read more »

Maintaining Good Oral Hygiene Helps Minimize the Duration of the Alignment Process

The braces installed by your orthodontist, Dr. Joseph Wilson, represent a serious investment in realigning your teeth for a healthy mouth and a winning smile. Maintaining good oral hygiene is important for minimizing the amount of time it takes to achieve your new smile. Complications from cavities and poor oral... Read more »

Which Orthodontic Treatment Should You Choose?

Making the choice about which type of orthodontic aligner system you wish to have can be a difficult decision. Metal braces were at one point in time most widely accepted and used system available. Now, thanks to cutting-edge technology and the changing preferences in society, there are many types available... Read more »

Types of Braces to Consider

As we march through the calendar year to the cold winds and long nights of the coming winter, it is a good time to brush up on your oral health care. If you think you may be interested in getting a teeth straightener, then the orthodontists at Yuma Orthodontics, Inc.... Read more »

Oral Hygiene: How to Keep Your Braces in Tip-Top Shape this Halloween

If you want a successful orthodontic experience, it’s important to take very good care of your braces, especially as Halloween quickly approaches. During the Halloween holiday, there are sugary and sticky treats that can severely harm your smile and appliance. This is why you should do everything you can to... Read more »

Damaged Braces need Attention

Orthodontic treatment is already a pretty big time commitment, which is why if your braces ever become damaged you need to contact our team immediately. Broken braces can prolong your treatment time, which isn't something anyone wants. With that in mind, let's go over a few of the most common... Read more »

A Clear Plastic Retainer Needs Regular Cleaning

Through the course of your routine adjustment sessions with your Yuma Orthodontics, Inc. orthodontist, your braces have given you a fantastic smile. Your braces can now be removed so you can enjoy your new smile. However, there will still be a modest amount of residual tension in the periodontal ligaments... Read more »

Different Types of Malocclusion

Orthodontic treatment is performed to correct different types of malocclusion, or poor bite. There are many possible conditions that cause a poor bite. When you come to our office, Dr. Joseph Wilson can diagnose your bite and discuss your orthodontic options with you. The most common types of malocclusion are:... Read more »