Can I Wear Braces While Playing Sports?

When it comes to orthodontic treatment for athletes, they and their parents often bring two concerns to the table. Parents worry their child will sustain additional injury while wearing braces during contact sports, while athletes’ main concerns tend to be whether braces will interfere with their ability to perform. I’ll address both questions below. Will…

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Can a Dentist Provide Braces?

I am asked occasionally by people in the community whether their family dentist could give them braces. This is becoming a more common question now that dentists all over the country are offering Invisalign and other similar cosmetic alignment options in their practices. The answer to this question isn’t a black-and-white, yes-or-no answer, and the…

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