Holiday Candy You Can Eat With Braces

At Straighten Up Orthodontics in Silver Spring Maryland, we are all familiar with the sweets and treats that the holiday season brings. From the pumpkin shaped candies and cookies in October, to the red-and-white striped candy canes and gingerbread houses in December; there are a lot of events and celebrations to attend where candy and … Read more

Show Off Your Smile | It’s National Orthodontic Health Month

Straighten Up Orthodontics is celebrating National Orthodontic Health Month with huge smiles this year! Many people recognize October as the month to collect candy in their favorite costumes, however, for Orthodontists all over the world, it’s our month to shine! October is National Orthodontic Health Month, and while we can’t stop you from grabbing that … Read more

How To Brush Your Teeth With Braces

brushing teeth with braces

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels Although now your teeth might look like a complex object with your freshly installed braces, brushing your teeth with braces is not completely different than brushing your teeth before. For example, it’s still best practice to brush your teeth twice a day (aim for two minutes or more), and a good practice … Read more

Getting Braces: The Cost and What To Expect

Woman smiling with braces | Straighten Up Orthodontics Silver Spring Maryland

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio  Dr. Wiltshire and the team at Straighten Up Orthodontics have been providing professional orthodontic treatments to patients in the Silver Spring, Maryland area for more than 10 years. With braces being a popular treatment option for adults and children, they are a great option for those seeking a teeth straightening treatment … Read more

COVID-19 Cancellation Update

As our community copes with the fast-moving spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) we hope you and yours are in good health during these stressful times. In light of concerns re: the COVID-19 outbreak and in accordance with the “Stay-at-Home Order” from Maryland state Governor Larry Hogan, we have made the decision to suspend all non-essential … Read more