Types Of Brackets And Bracket Placement

Types Of Brackets And Bracket Placement

Orthodontic brackets are the small appliances that are applied to your teeth when choosing to use traditional braces for your orthodontic treatment. Their job is to provide a way for the wires and other appliances to apply force, which results in desired tooth movement. There are several types of brackets

Retainers Are For Life

You have finished your orthodontic treatment and have a beautiful smile. Now you are being given retainers and told you will need to wear them.  These retainers are the final and one of the most important steps in your orthodontic journey. Your teeth have memory and will shift back to

Elastic Colors For Braces

Braces Color Palette: What Colors Are Available? Unlike the early days of braces, you have a greater selection of colors than ever before. You can literally choose from a braces color palette that includes shades of every color of the rainbow. From Radical Red, Dusky Blue or a pretty shade

Fun Facts About Braces!

When you think of orthodontics “fun” might not be the word that comes to mind –  BUT there are some interesting FUN FACTS! Here are some interesting and quirky “who knew?!” fun facts you can share and impress all your friends with. Fact #1: All Orthodontists Are Dentists Do you

Surviving The Holidays With Braces!

We are coming into the holiday season, which means lots of traditions, family festivities and treats! If you are in braces, it can also mean missing out on some of your holiday favorites. We want the most wonderful time of the year to be the most wonderful time without the

Braces And Sports: Can I Still Play?

What do Bret Favre, Cristiano Ronaldo, Missy Franklin, Nate Robinson, Serena and Venus Williams all have in common? If you guessed they are all athletes you are right!  But did you know that they are all athletes who have been open about wearing braces and you can find updates of

Elastics For Braces & Invisalign

Throughout your orthodontic experience you may be asked to wear elastics or rubber bands as part of your orthodontic treatment.  Why? Elastics are often used in orthodontic treatment to help align your bite and they are a very important step in the orthodontic process. The bands stretch over tiny hooks

Orthodontic Emergencies: What To Know And What To Do!

At Ward + Campbell Orthodontics it is very important to us that our patients feel informed and confident during every step of the orthodontic process. Whether you are seasoned in the world of braces or brand new to the process, having a general idea of the issues that can happen

Braces vs Invisalign: Which Is Better For You?

If you’re considering orthodontic treatment then you might have questions like: how much will it cost?, how long will it take?, and which is better for me? – traditional braces or Invisalign? Luckily, we are here to help answer all those questions and more! Since each option will help to