Your New Braces Require Some Extra Care and Maintenance

Your new set of braces represents a serious investment in having Dr. Joseph Wilson adjust your teeth for a better functioning mouth and more appealing smile. If any part of your braces is damaged, or you develop tooth decay problems, it will likely increase the amount of time you need... Read more »

Maintaining Your New Smile with a Retainer

Congratulations, after multiple adjustment sessions with Dr. Joseph Wilson your teeth have been aligned into their ideal smile. It’s important to remember that even after your braces have been removed your teeth will still need a little bit of help maintaining their new position. There will still be a small... Read more »

The 101 on Cleaning Ceramic Braces

Here at Yuma Orthodontics, Inc., we offer a few different variations and alternatives to traditional braces. One of the more popular options your son or daughter might prefer is ceramic braces in Yuma, Arizona. This appliance has traditional wires and brackets that are coated with a ceramic material. The braces... Read more »

Damage on Your Braces Requires Immediate Attention

The braces fitted by Yuma Orthodontics, Inc. represent a serious investment in realigning your child’s teeth for a more functional mouth and appealing smile. While the braces are intended to be durable enough to handle basic functions, there are certain foods and activities that have the potential to damage loosen... Read more »

Different Types of Recommended Braces

Adolescence is a time of great physical change in the human body. One of these changes involves all of your child’s 20 baby teeth being replaced by their 32 permanent teeth. When this happens the changes in the shape of your child’s mouth, as well as any teeth that required... Read more »

What Do I Do Now That My Braces Are Off?

If you’ve recently had your braces removed, good for you! You now have the beautiful, strong, and healthy smile you deserve. However, that will only last if you take good care of your teeth and gums. If you do not take good care of your smile, your teeth will move... Read more »

How to Clean and Maintain Your New Braces

For all intents and purposes the ceramic coated braces that Dr. Joseph Wilson installed in your mouth are exactly the same as traditional wire and bracket braces. The one notable exception is that all of the visible hardware has been glazed with a porcelain-ceramic material shaded to closely match the... Read more »

Do Adults Need Braces?

If you have teeth that don’t align properly or an abnormal bite, you should consider being fitted for braces, no matter your age. These types of dental issues usually develop between the ages of six and 12, but not everyone has the opportunity or desire to wear braces in their... Read more »

Take Care of Your Retainer By Using These Tips

Have you finally completed your orthodontic treatment? If so, it’s time to wear a retainer! Retainers in Yuma, Arizona, are beneficial appliances that keep your teeth in their current positions. This appliance is very helpful because, whether you believe it or not, your teeth move every day. So, in order... Read more »

The Important Orthodontic Items to Keep With You At All Times

For a successful orthodontic experience with braces, it’s best to keep your orthodontic handbag with you at all times. This bag will have the tools you need to eliminate the discomfort you might feel throughout the day as well as help you keep your smile in tip-top shape. The tools... Read more »