The Answers to Questions About Flossing When You Have Braces

Do you have questions about flossing when you have braces? If so, our orthodontist, Dr. Steven Thompson, would like to help you find the answers you need. It’s important to find the answers as soon as possible because not knowing how to properly and effectively floss can affect your smile and orthodontic journey. So, our orthodontist would like to help... read more »

Why Your Six-Month Checkups Are Important When You Have Braces

There are many things that are required for a top-notch oral health and a positive and successful orthodontic journey, and one of those things is regular attendance to your six-month checkups. To tell you why your checkups are vital, our orthodontist, Dr. Steven Thompson, is happy to list the reasons here: Dental checkups keep your oral health in tip-top shape.... read more »

A Retainer Will Help You Straighten Your Smile

Everyone’s mouth is different. When it comes to braces, you may have yours for many months, or perhaps up to two years. On average, a person will be wear their braces for about 22 months. Once your braces come off, you will want to show off your new smile to everyone, and who can blame you? But, you are still... read more »

Cavities Can Cause Serious Complications with Braces

The braces components installed in your mouth at Dr. Steven Thompson’s orthodontic clinic represent the functional component needed to correct the alignment of your teeth. This is done by applying progressive tension to the braces at your routine adjustment appointments. As time goes by, this will gradually alter the alignment and position of your teeth. Poor oral hygiene habits increase... read more »

Setting Things Straight: Braces or Invisalign?

Have you ever looked in the mirror and wondered how your appearance would be different with straightened teeth? If you have, you are not alone. Millions of people have found the answer to that question by seeking help from an orthodontist. Here at Thompson Dental Care, we are dedicated to giving the best option to our patients. There are different... read more »