What Type of Orthodontic Retainer Will You Be Wearing?

Now that you have undergone orthodontic treatment and your teeth are finally aligned, you will want to make sure they don’t slip back into their previous positions. To prevent this from happening, retainers are used to anchor your teeth into place. Retainers are fashioned to fit your mouth with the... Read more »

Brace Yourself, the Holidays are Coming!

Straightening your teeth with orthodontics can help you achieve a more healthy, aligned and attractive smile. With the upcoming holidays, Halloween, Thanksgiving, the month of December and New Year’s (to name a few), around the corner, your orthodontics treatment won’t take a holiday, so it’s up to you to remember... Read more »

How Orthodontics Can Correct Your Bite Pattern

By now you are likely aware that keeping your teeth and gums free from tooth decay and gum disease should top your list of oral health priorities when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. But did you know that a malocclusion is another common dental issue that often needs... Read more »

What You Should Know About a Palatal Expander

The palatal expander is one of the most common appliances orthodontists use to create more space. It can certainly sound and look scary, but it is a surprisingly simple appliance to use and tolerate! What does an expander look like? - An expander is fit over a few of the... Read more »

Orthodontic Care for Adults

Your smile is the first thing people notice when they see you. Crooked, crowded teeth or a misaligned bite can make you feel self-conscious no matter what your age. The good news is, with today’s advances in orthodontics, straighter teeth aren’t just for kids and teens anymore. Now more than... Read more »

Braces at a Young Age

Getting braces at a younger age has proved most effective in preventing dental problems in the future. Permanent teeth start to typically come in about the ages of six to eight, and because the bones are still growing, it’s best to evaluate their tooth alignment at a young age to... Read more »

Office Raffle Raises over $1,000 for Alaqua Animal Refuge

Stubbs Orthodontics raised over $1,000 for Alaqua Animal Refuge in a prize raffle throughout the month of March. Clients, friends, and supporters of Alaqua Animal Refuge were able to purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win a Halo Board one wheel electric skateboard, valued at $1,000. Bimonthly, Dr. Casi... Read more »

Whats the difference between a Dentist and an Orthodontist?

Well this is a tricky question. A simple way to look at it is an orthodontist is a dentist but a dentist is not necessarily an orthodontist. A dentist focuses on a more broad spectrum of oral health. They are the MOST essential part of your oral health! An orthodontist... Read more »

How to find a Top 10 Orthodontist

It can take some time and research to find the right orthodontist for you. Everyone needs a capable doctor, but we bet that you want more than that. You put a lot of trust in your orthodontist, so you want someone who is right for you. You need someone you... Read more »

7 Great Tips to Know Before Getting Braces or Invisalign

1. Is your oral care provider an orthodontist? Did you know all orthodontists are dentists but not all dentists are orthodontists? To become an orthodontist, a dentist must first graduate among the top of their dental class to gain acceptance into a nationally-recognized orthodontic residency. Once in the orthodontic residency,... Read more »