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Wearing Your Retainer

If you wear braces, you are probably ticking off the days until you will walk into the orthodontist’s office and have them removed. It will be feel good to have the pressure on your teeth relieved, but you aren’t quite done. Even though your braces have done the hard work of moving your teeth into proper alignment, your teeth, and... read more »

Taking Care of Your Braces and Your Teeth

Your braces have an important job to do, and your job is to make sure that they can do that job well. You can accomplish that goal by properly cleaning and caring for your braces and your teeth for the duration of your treatment. With the traditional metal braces, you should carefully inspect them every day for for damage to... read more »

Invisalign® Brings out the Wow! Factor with Orthodontic Care

Are your ready for a cutting-edge orthodontic therapy that flips your conceptions of what aligners should be onto its head? The Invisalign® orthodontic aligner system drastically changes how aligners operate and come with an array of benefits that set them apart from their antique counterparts. Invisalign brings out the wow factor with orthodontic care. Here are some things you should... read more »

Your New Braces

It would be much easier if all of us were born with perfect teeth. However, many people have teeth that are out of their proper alignment. At first glance, that might not seem very important if your alignment issues are not very prominent. However over time, a bad bite can lead to tooth decay and loss, gum disease, and even... read more »

Why Are Braces Necessary?

Have you ever wondered why braces are necessary? Not only will braces straighten your teeth, but they will fix the alignment in your jaw as well. As is often the case, straight teeth do not only look better, but they function better and are less likely to fail or become contaminated. Listed below are just a few of the benefits... read more »

Keep a Healthy Diet With Braces

Having a healthy diet is essential to excellent oral health. Here at Mahlmann & Borders Orthodontics in Richmond, Texas, we understand how tricky it can feel to transition into orthodontic treatment. That is why, to help you through this transition and your orthodontic care, we are happy to provide you with these tips of foods to avoid with braces. It... read more »

Orthodontic Braces Require Minimal Cleaning Effort

Although orthodontic braces are highly effective at straightening teeth, they are not designed to keep your teeth clean. That task is up to you and becomes even more vital when braces are in place. Orthodontic braces require minimal cleaning effort to ensure your teeth remain safe, and braces remain effective. Braces cannot function properly if they are not adequately cared... read more »

Do You Know the Different Types of Malocclusions?

Do you know the different types of malocclusions? Although there are many different types of malocclusions that can occur, they all consist of bad bites or misalignments in your mouth, often due to poor fits. Fortunately, malocclusions can be fixed with orthodontic treatments such as braces. If you have a malocclusion in your incisors, it can be any one of... read more »

Orthodontic Braces Can Give You the Smile You Have Always Wanted

The key to a great smile is a straight smile. Not only are straight smiles better for your self-esteem and self-image, but having straight teeth also improves your oral health care habits. Orthodontic braces can give you the smile you have always wanted. Listed below are some of the benefits they can provide: -- Straighter teeth are much easier to care... read more »

Making the Most of Your Orthodontic Aligner Choices

As the winter winds begin to sweep in across the nation, it’s important to not forget our oral health care this holiday season. If you want to treat yourself well this season, a trip to your friendly neighborhood orthodontists at Mahlmann & Borders Orthodontics is an option. We can help straighten out any crooked smiles with a wide variety of... read more »