Talking With Braces

Talking With Braces

When you first get your new braces or orthodontic aligners, you may find that you encounter some challenges when it comes to talking. Here are some tips from the Green Orthodontics team on how to navigate these challenges! The first thing you should keep in mind if...
How Do I Take A Good Picture With Braces?

How Do I Take A Good Picture With Braces?

If you have braces, you may be feeling a bit self-conscious when you’re smiling for pictures. Here are some tips for taking great pictures with your braces. You may feel a little insecure about how your braces look right now, but one day you’ll want to be able to look...
Life with Braces

Life with Braces

What to Expect Congratulations on beginning your orthodontic journey! We are excited to be taking this step with you. We are here to make sure this is an amazing experience for you and your family. Here is what you can expect to feel immediately after getting braces...
How do braces move my teeth?

How do braces move my teeth?

Great question! Tooth movement is your body’s natural response to light pressure applied by braces over a period of time (usually two years). Braces work by using brackets that are glued onto your teeth; these brackets have small slots, and that is where Dr. Green and...
Types of Braces

Types of Braces

Dental braces have come a long way since they were invented in the 1800’s. Today, Americans and residents of are privy to a bevy of tooth-straightening options, each of which offers different benefits. Currently, the most popular types of braces used in include: Metal...