Flossing with Braces Just got Easier!

When you first get braces, maintaining proper oral hygiene can be a challenge but it’s more important than ever! Making sure you’re brushing and flossing around each bracket and tooth can be both time consuming and frustrating. At Dr. Reed’s orthodontic office in...

Self-Ligating Braces: Why We Use Them

At Reed Orthodontics, we always stay ahead of the technology curve to offer our patients the best treatment options available. Braces technology has come a long way in the last decade, making treatment both faster and more comfortable for patients. In our office, we...

How Wires on Your Braces Work:

There are various components of orthodontic treatment that work together to create the progression needed to transform your smile. One very important component is the wire attached to your brackets. In the beginning stages of orthodontic treatment, Ni-Ti (Nickel...

What is Opal Seal

At Reed Orthodontics, we focus on more than just making your smile look great.  We want to help you keep your teeth as clean and bright as possible!  We use a special product to protect the enamel, called “Opal Seal”. People with braces have more bacteria on their...