Austin, TX – Orthodontic treatment is something many adolescents, and adults in growing numbers, turn to in order to achieve their ideal smiles. Today, there are more treatment options than ever before. It can be difficult to wade through all the information and determine which option...

Austin, TX – At Pure Smiles Orthodontics, we love helping our patients achieve the smiles of their dreams. We’re here to assist you every step along the way, including helping you adjust to life in braces. It can take a bit of time to get used...

Austin, TX – One of the most commonly asked questions when patients begin orthodontic treatment is “will it hurt?” While there is some discomfort involved in the orthodontic process, it will be mild to moderate but it should subside quickly. And in no time, you won’t...

Austin, TX – 2021 is finally upon us, and that means you’ve probably made a New Year’s resolution or two. If you’ve been hiding a smile that is less than ideal or if you’ve been wanting to refresh your smile, Dr. Silvana Gonzalez of Pure Smiles Orthodontics...

Austin, TX – If you wear traditional braces made of brackets and wires, it is not unusual to occasionally experience such as a broken wire or loose bracket. It is no reason to panic, but it will require a bit of attention. Broken braces can...

Austin, TX - If you’ve been avoiding orthodontic treatment because you don’t like the idea of metal braces, there is good news - today, there are more options to choose from than just your standard metal brackets. Pure Smiles Orthodontics explains the different types of...

Austin, TX - A very common question orthodontists are asked is “will wearing braces hurt?” While no orthodontic treatment is without a little bit of discomfort, wearing braces should not be extremely painful. Because orthodontic treatment is moving bones in the mouth, discomfort can be...