Mary's Testimonial

Mary’s Testimonial

Mary is a local working mother. She and her whole family come to Desert Ridge Dental to keep their smiles clean and bright. Mary has recently taken her smile to the top of its game and would like to tell you her story in her own words: “My name is Mary, and I have 3 kids and our entire family …

How Adult 6-Month Braces Work

Unexpected but true… Adult teeth still move, and adult 6-month braces can help keep them in line. If you’re not sure if you need adult 6-month braces, check your smile to see if it has shifted since you were a teenager. Our adult teeth continue to move and shift even though all of our permanent teeth have grown in, causing our …

Six Months to a Straighter Smile

Believe it or not, you can have a straighter smile within six months. Braces are no longer for just kids or teens anymore, adults can get braces too, but for a shorter period of time. Teeth start to shift as we age and grow old. It bothers us, but most people choose not to do anything about it. When facing …

Keeping Your Invisible Braces Invisible

Can I Keep My Invisalign Trays From Staining? There are lots of good reasons to straighten teeth with Invisalign, but one of the most alluring reasons to use invisible braces is, well, their invisibility.  It is no secret that the mouth can be a dirty place, and when you wear your trays for 22 hours a day they seem destined …

6 Month Braces

Do 6 Month Braces Actually Work? Memories of youth are often lit up by the light reflecting off of someone’s metallic braces.  Traditional treatment with those monstrosities lasted for years and was really crippling to self-esteem during that formative time.  Worse yet, if you didn’t get to have braces in your youth, thoughts of finally straightening your teeth as an adult …