An Ideal Bite!

The reason we put braces on the teeth of patients with crooked teeth is to obtain an ideal bite. An ideal bite can be a little tricky to define, but there is no doubt that crooked teeth can cause problems, and at Henry Advanced Orthodontics in St. Augustine, bringing them into proper alignment is our…

Clear Braces: An Excellent Choice

Clear braces have emerged as an excellent alternative to traditional metal braces. Properly called aligners, clear braces like those available from Henry Advanced Orthodontics in St. Augustine have distinct advantages over metal, not the least of which is that they are removeable. The fact that they are removeable, however, is one of their drawbacks. Before…

Clear Braces for Teens

Straight teeth are generally healthier teeth. They’re easier to brush and floss, and have fewer places where food debris can get stuck. The younger you receive orthodontic treatment, the better you respond, but what teenager looks forward to braces? At Henry Advanced Orthodontics in St. Augustine, we have an excellent solution with clear braces. More…

Braces and Tooth Decay

You don’t need a magnifying glass to see all the places on your metal braces where food and plaque can get trapped. All those brackets and wires seem tailor-made for snagging debris. At Henry Advanced Orthodontics in St. Augustine, we want to remind you that the risk of tooth decay runs high when you’re wearing…

Ancient to the Future: Braces in St. Augustine

It seems that as long as teeth have grown in crooked, humans have been looking for ways to straighten them. Primitive braces have been found on mummies in ancient Egypt, and on remains from ancient Greece. At Henry Advanced Orthodontics in St. Augustine, we haven’t been providing braces for quite that long. But then, ours…

More Than Appearance: Crooked Teeth in St. Augustine

A beautiful smile with perfectly straight teeth is aesthetically pleasing; you won’t find much argument with that. But those straight teeth also tend to be healthier than crooked teeth. At Henry Advanced Orthodontics in St. Augustine, we’re here to help you get straight teeth. One of the big problems with misaligned teeth is that they…