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1. Can I be assured that all instruments are sterilized and that there is adequate infection control?
You will notice that the doctors and chair-side assistants wear latex gloves and face masks when treating patients. This is done for your protection and to minimize the risk of disease transmission. All instruments are fully sterilized between patients.

2.
Am I too old to have braces?
We have many adult patients seeking orthodontic treatment and the number is growing! Many patients think that teeth cannot be moved in adult patients. However, with healthy bone support, teeth can be successfully moved throughout life.

3.
Do the Doctors stay up to date on the latest techniques in dentistry?
Absolutely, we are proud of our commitment to continuing education and by keeping current with the latest research.

4.
With whom are the Doctors affiliated?
All our dentists are specialists with training in the United States of America and are members of their respective Associations: American Association of Orthodontists, American College of Prosthodontists, the American Academy of Operative Dentistry & the American Board of Periodontology.

5. How do I keep my teeth and gums healthy?
It is easy to get your mouth clean and healthy, and keep it that way. A simple routine of brushing and cleaning between the teeth, good eating habits and regular dental check-ups can help prevent most dental problems. Here are a few tips:

  • Brush your teeth twice a day using fluoride toothpaste.
  • Have sugary drinks and snacks less often.
  • Use a small to medium size toothbrush.
  • Use a toothbrush with soft to medium multi-tufted, round-ended nylon bristles.
  • Use a pea-sized amount of toothpaste.
  • Use small circular movements to clean your teeth.
  • Change your toothbrush regularly.
  • Clean between your teeth using dental floss.
  • Visit us at least once a year!

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