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: - Essential skills like eating, speaking and chewing food are... read more »

Improving Your Oral Health May Start With Braces

Improving your oral health may come easier than you think. Have you considered that the first step may start with braces? Thanks to modern technology, there are multiple forms of braces which can help improve your unique smile. Here at Howell Orthodontics in Meridian, Idaho, we are happy to talk to you about your smile and how orthodontic treatment can... read more »

What Are the Best Ways to Keep Your Braces Clean?

Keeping your braces clean is paramount if you wish for them to continue doing the job for which they are assigned. A dirty or broken pair of braces will delay your treatment, and can even potentially harm your teeth and gums. If you ever have any broken wires or brackets, never try to fix them yourself, instead speak with an... read more »

Protecting Your New Retainer

If you have successfully worn braces and have had your braces removed, congratulations! Now your teeth are straighter than ever and your smile is healthy and beautiful. Once your brackets and wires are removed, your teeth will slowly move back to where they were before unless you wear something that will remind them of their new position. For you this means... read more »