What to Do If Your Braces Don’t Feel Right

Traditional braces are one of the options for orthodontic treatment offered by Dr. Matthew Olmsted and our team. They attach to the teeth along the gum line to improve tooth alignment and are made up of the following components: brackets, bands, wires and spacers. While you may experience some discomfort... Read more »

A Clear Plastic Retainer Needs Daily Care

We can often correct minor misalignment issues with a patient’s teeth with clear plastic aligners like Invisalign® or by installing traditional braces into their mouth. Once the teeth have achieved their ideal alignment there will still be some latent tension left in the periodontal connective tissues that anchor them to... Read more »

Why You need Braces

A winning smile gets you places in life. From increasing your self-esteem to helping you be more willing to participate in multiple social events, a straight smile is a key to success. But while quite a few people need braces, not everyone does. Some are born with straight-enough teeth, so... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Olmsted Orthodontics, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area... Read more »