Brace Yourself, the Holidays are Coming!

Straightening your teeth with orthodontics can help you achieve a more healthy, aligned and attractive smile. With the upcoming holidays, Halloween, Thanksgiving, the month of December and New Year’s (to name a few), around the corner, your orthodontics treatment won’t take a holiday, so it’s up to you to remember... Read more »

How Orthodontics Can Correct Your Bite Pattern

By now you are likely aware that keeping your teeth and gums free from tooth decay and gum disease should top your list of oral health priorities when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. But did you know that a malocclusion is another common dental issue that often needs... Read more »

Orthodontic Care for Adults

Your smile is the first thing people notice when they see you. Crooked, crowded teeth or a misaligned bite can make you feel self-conscious no matter what your age. The good news is, with today’s advances in orthodontics, straighter teeth aren’t just for kids and teens anymore. Now more than... Read more »

Braces at a Young Age

Getting braces at a younger age has proved most effective in preventing dental problems in the future. Permanent teeth start to typically come in about the ages of six to eight, and because the bones are still growing, it’s best to evaluate their tooth alignment at a young age to... Read more »

Excellent Oral Hygiene Prevents Prolonged Orthodontic Treatment

As you probably know, your braces are designed to realign your teeth. Do you know how it’s done? Every four to six weeks you’ll need to visit Howell Orthodontics so that we can tighten the wires on your braces. These wires will gradually push and pull your teeth into proper... Read more »

Damage Control for Braces Mishaps

Your new braces are durable enough to handle the daily hazards of bacterial exposure and various foods. They are not, however, invincible. A piece of orthodontic hardware may bend or loosen or suffer excessive wear and tear. If some aspect of your braces is damaged, it may drastically increase the... Read more »

Ceramic Braces for Discrete Orthodontics

Traditional braces are an extremely effective method for correcting alignment issues. To prevent all the complications that may arise from a maladaptive bite, Dr. Jason Howell can install braces in your child’s mouth at our orthodontic office. Does your child feels self-conscious about effect of the impending braces on his... Read more »

Orthodontic Emergency Tips

During your orthodontic treatment, several types of issues can arise. If you have an orthodontic emergency, call Howell Orthodontics to discuss the problem with our orthodontist or team. You may need to visit right away or you may be able to do something to alleviate the problem until your next... Read more »

Orthodontics as a Method for Treating TMD

Did you know that orthodontics might be the magical method that can cure or prevent your TMD? How is that? Here’s the scoop: TMD (short for temporomandibular joint disorder) is at times developed because of what is called a malocclusion, which is just a complicated term for an abnormal bite.... Read more »

Fix Misaligned Bites with Braces

Do you have crooked or crowded teeth or a misaligned bite? If so, it’s in the best interest of your oral health to make sure that your teeth are back to where they need to be. Here are some reasons why fixing misaligned bites with braces can be especially advantageous:... Read more »