Is Your Bite Suffering from Malocclusion? Orthodontic Treatment May Help!

Having orthodontic treatment done isn’t just about having straighter teeth. It’s about having a healthy smile. When you have a misaligned bite, whether from overcrowding or lost teeth leaving gaps; when your bite is aligned correctly you can benefit in many ways. An aligned bite lowers your risk of tooth decay, gum disease, jaw problems,… Read more »

How Do I Care for My Braces This Holiday Season?

The holiday season is a busy time of year, which means it’s easy to forget to complete the daily tasks that are necessary. Braces could fall into that category because many people forget to care for their braces when they are busy shopping for gifts, going to holiday parties, and participating in traditions. This is… Read more »

Your Braces Can Be Installed with a Porcelain Glaze

Traditional orthodontic braces include a series of metal brackets, wires, and other various components. Once our orthodontists, Dr. Stanley Werner or Dr. Scott Werner install them into your mouth, routine adjustments can gradually bring your teeth into their correct alignment. If you are uncomfortable with the overt appearance of metal hardware components in your smile… Read more »

Orthodontic Frequently Asked Questions

Our orthodontic team is so happy that you have chosen for your family’s orthodontic needs. You may have some questions going into treatment, or preparing your child for treatment, and we are more than happy to help! When Should I Bring My Child in for an Orthodontic Exam? Although we see patients from the age… Read more »

A Missing Tooth Can Eventually Cause Orthodontic Complications

Do you or your child have a missing tooth? If so, this could possibly lead to shifts in the alignment of your teeth, eventually causing dental problems, even affecting your speaking and eating abilities. Here at Memphis Orthodontic Specialists, P.C., we want you to have the best care possible as well as the best preventative… Read more »

Diet Tips for Those Who Have Braces

Are you aligning your smile with braces? If so, you probably already know how important it is to have a proper diet. Having a proper diet can help you avoid breaking your appliance, developing dental issues, and delaying your treatment time. Now, because the proper diet is so important, our orthodontist, Dr. , and orthodontic… Read more »

What Are the Benefits of Orthodontic Therapy?

Are you looking to improve your smile? Do you suffer from any alignment irregularities that keep your smile from its best possible version? A single tooth misalignment is enough to completely disrupt your smile. Fortunately, orthodontics can correct teeth misalignments, malocclusions, and any bad bites you may be suffering from. Consider the following benefits orthodontics… Read more »

How You Can Prepare for Your Braces Placement

Your orthodontic treatment has been planned and it’s almost time for your braces to be placed by Drs. Werner and Werner. There are a few things that you can do to be ready for this important step in your journey to a straight smile. Clean Your Teeth Thoroughly If your teeth are not clean when… Read more »

General Information about Teenagers and Oral Health Ailments

If the crushing emotional stress and anxiety of being a teen weren’t enough to make your teen years some of the most difficult, you also have to deal with the overwhelming weight of social pressure which can lead to all sorts of oral health and physical breakdowns. Furthermore, the last of your teeth arrive, the… Read more »

A Fixed Retainer Requires Additional Oral Hygiene Attention

Each of your routine adjustment appointments at Dr. ’s orthodontic clinic has gradually repositioned your teeth to correct your smile’s appearance. This also has the added benefit of reducing your chances of suffering dental fractures and dental attrition complications. Now that your teeth have achieved their ideal alignment Dr. can remove your braces. However, this… Read more »