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5 Essential Care Tips for Metal Braces

Having a set of metal braces isn’t always easy. Not only do they require careful cleaning, but extra thought must go into your diet and daily lifestyle to ensure no damages occur. But to get the most out of your orthodontic treatment plan, follow all recommended advice from Dr. Kurt Stormberg and our team of

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Braces: The Ultimate Christmas Holiday Gift

If you contact Stormberg Orthodontics for braces, you will have a thorough, professional evaluation with information regarding your personal treatment, financial obligations, insurance summary, scheduling needs and cooperation required for a successful outcome.

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Brushing & Flossing

Patients often ask for the most effective way to keep their teeth healthy and vibrant for years to come. We believe in foundational habits practiced daily to create positive outcomes. More specifically, here’s why brushing and flossing are critical for a beautiful smile.

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Foods to Avoid

When it comes to protecting your teeth and orthodontia, common sense will usually tell you what foods and beverages to stay away from. For the most part, though, the main categories to avoid include: hard foods, sticky foods and foods high in sugar.

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Brace Color Chooser

One of our most popular treatments are traditional metal braces, which we use for patients of all ages to improve their bite and enhance their smile. Our La Mesa office offers over 20 color options, so that you customize your smile at each appointment.

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Why Wear Retainers After Braces

Finally getting your braces off is exciting. After a long time, you are able to see your teeth again. And while you can celebrate this achievement, it’s important to know that treatment is not over. Retention is one of the most important phases of orthodontic treatment.

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Spring Time & Braces

Spring is here and now is a great time to prepare for the summer, especially since life is resuming back to normal! With a busy schedule during the summer, such as graduations, camp, summer school, vacations, going outdoors, it is easy to forget about the importance of taking care of your braces.

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Caring For Your Braces While You’re On Vacation

While you should aim to live life to the fullest during your getaway, your braces are unfortunately one thing that can’t be ignored for very long; they require constant, attentive care. That’s why we’ve put together this helpful list of how-to tips and tricks for braces care while you’re on vacation.

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Online Braces: How Reliable Are They?

While online braces programs will have you believe that you’re getting the same quality of orthodontic care as you would with a professional orthodontist, it is actually far from the truth. That’s why your local orthodontic experts here at Stormberg Orthodontics are here to examine what the real cost of online braces programs are.

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How To Avoid Bad Breath With Braces

While no one likes to talk about it, bad breath is a problem many people have. It can be especially problematic when you’re wearing braces as food debris and plaque can easily be left behind in all the nooks and crannies of your braces after brushing & flossing.

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Back To School With Braces

Now that summer is winding down, soon the school year will begin. Before heading back to the classroom, schedule an appointment with Dr. Stormberg to improve your smile!

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About DR. Stormberg

Dr. Stormberg is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontists and is one of the top 1% North American Super Elite Invisalign & Invisalign Teen providers.  He continually strives to provide the highest quality of orthodontic care to his patients. Dr. Kurt Stormberg is the past president of the San Diego County Dental Society and is also the past president of the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, which is a professional organization of orthodontic specialists whose mission is to help its members provide the highest level of care to the public!

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