Four Tips For Cleaning Your Braces Effectively

Watermelon Gardner & La Rochelle Orthodontics in Richmond, VA

At Gardner Orthodontics in Richmond, we like to teach some specialized techniques for maintaining great oral hygiene with braces. Your commitment to your at-home oral care routine ensures that when you excitedly get your braces off to reveal a beautiful, healthy, newly-aligned smile, you won’t have a diagnosis of cavities throughout your mouth offsetting your achievement. Brush After […]

The Ideal Bite

Gardner & La Rochelle Orthodontics in Richmond, VA

In dentistry, occlusion refers to how your teeth come together. It is more than just your bite, it includes the ways teeth come together when you are chewing, swallowing, and sleeping. A malocclusion refers to situations in which the upper and lower teeth, or jaw, are misaligned and come together in ways that can damage or destroy teeth. […]