Introduction to Braces

How to floss with permanent retainer after braces in Charleston SC

How to Brush and Floss Around a Permanent Retainer

Once you get your braces removed, your time with orthodontic appliances won’t quite be over. You will need to keep your teeth in their new…

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Braces-Friendly Foods at Your Favorite Charleston Restaurants

Many people fret at the thought of having to stick to a limited selection of foods when they get braces. While it’s true you’ll have…

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Things to remember when you have braces in Charleston SC

Things to Keep in Mind When You Have Braces

Having braces will be a significant period in someone’s life since it often takes a year or two to complete. While you’re on your way…

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Keep teeth stain-free with braces in Charleston SC

How to Keep Your Teeth Stain-Free with Braces

You’re no doubt looking forward to getting your braces removed so you can take a good look at your bright, straight smile. While this is…

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Should you use Propel to speed up your treatment with braces in Charleston SC?

Accelerating Your Orthodontic Treatment

There are many reasons why you might want your time in braces or Invisalign to be shorter, from missing crunchy or sticky foods again to…

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Enjoy these braces friendly dessert recipes from Charleston Orthodontic Specialists

4 Braces-Friendly Desserts with 5 Ingredients or Less

If you or your kids have braces, you’ll have to get used to restricting your food to soft, easy-to-eat options to keep your braces undamaged.…

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Preventing tooth decay while you have braces can be a breeze.

How to Prevent Tooth Decay While You Have Braces

Getting a straight smile that you are proud to show off is very possible thanks to the orthodontic treatment options available to you. Getting braces…

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What Is Orthodontic Wax and How Do I Use It?

Braces are hard at work correcting your smile, and although most patients report they hardly even notice their braces most of the time, there are…

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Will my braces be forever? How long will I need them?

How Long Will I Need Braces?

Finding out you need braces can bring a wave of emotions over you. What will life be like with braces? Are they going to hurt?…

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ways to get your braces off faster

How to Get Your Braces Off Faster

While orthodontics is more advanced than ever, we haven’t quite reached the point where we can straighten teeth overnight. However, getting a beautiful, straight smile…

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girl using a water flosser, which is a tool mentioned in the blog

3 Products that Make Keeping Your Teeth and Braces Clean Easier

When you get your teeth straightened with braces, you set yourself up for cleaner teeth and better oral health down the road. Having straight teeth…

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Learn what weight loss does to your teeth from an orthodontist in Charleston SC

How Weight Loss Affects Your Teeth

By Dr. Lavonne Fore With the New Year upon us, many people are gearing up to finally achieve their New Year’s resolution of getting into…

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