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 »

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 »