Your Retainer Needs Proper Care

A Hawley retainer is often used to help patients maintain the corrected position of their realigned teeth. With consistent use and adequate daily care, your retainer should prevent your teeth from relapsing. While the Hawley retainer is very durable it will still need some basic care and good oral hygiene... Read more »

Use Our Tips to Spring Clean Your Braces

Did you know you can spring clean your braces? Well, it’s true. In fact, you should make spring cleaning your braces a top priority. Spring cleaning your braces can help you have the top-notch appliance you need to reach the smile you have always wanted. So, our orthodontist, Dr. Nathan... Read more »

Tips for Keeping Your Braces in Good Condition

If you want a successful orthodontic journey, then you need to keep your braces in the best shape possible. This means you need to clean and care for your braces regularly. Our orthodontist, Dr. Nathan Helm, is happy to help you do so by giving you the tips you need.... Read more »

Troubles With Braces? We Can Help!

In recent years, there has been a lot of improvement in the functionality and comfort of braces. Even so, occasionally there are still problems. Some of these problems can include wires sticking out, broken brackets or wires or loose bands or brackets. If you experience any of these problems, call... Read more »

What Can Aligners Do for Me?

Orthodontic aligners are removable appliances that are made of a smooth, clear plastic. They are virtually invisible, and they shift the teeth using various amounts of pressure. If you are interested in this treatment, it’s best to see if it’s right for you and your smile by scheduling an appointment... Read more »

Foods You Can Eat With Braces

For many people, one of the first things that come to mind when thinking about braces is all of the food you can’t eat during your treatment. With having to avoid foods like popcorn, gum, and tough meats, it can seem like there’s not much left you can eat with... Read more »

How to Avoid Cracking Your Teeth When You Have Braces

If you want a top-notch oral health when you have braces, then you need to avoid cracking your teeth. If you crack your teeth, you could suffer tooth chips. Tooth chips could complicate the alignment process and delay your perfect smile. So, it’s best to prevent tooth cracks altogether. To... Read more »

A Retainer Will Be Needed After Braces Correct Your Teeth

Misaligned teeth can certainly do more than leave you with an unappealing smile. Beyond simply feeling socially awkward with the appearance of your front teeth uncorrected alignment issues can also leave you at increased risk for chronic dental attrition problems and potential dental fractures. Fortunately, the orthodontic specialists at Helm... Read more »

Straightening Your Teeth With Braces

If you have been wanting to straighten your teeth, you might consider wearing braces. Braces have helped many children, teens and adults to improve their appearance and their oral health. The American Association of Orthodontists cautions that having crooked, crowded teeth makes you more susceptible to gingivitis (gum disease) and... Read more »

How Do I Care for My Hawley Retainer?

If you’re not sure how to care for your Hawley retainer in Denver, Colorado, you’re not alone. Many people don’t know the specifics on how to keep their appliance in tip-top shape. This is quite unfortunate because the retainer needs to be cared for so it can care for the... Read more »