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How You Can Prevent Cavities in Children

Posted on May 17, 2023

All parents should be on guard against their children potentially developing cavities. According to the CDC, more than 42% of children aged 2 to 11 will develop a cavity at some point. Parents can look into orthodontics and take other specific actions to protect their children from those dental issues. Learn more about the preventative… Read more »

5 Foods to Avoid When Wearing Braces

Posted on May 16, 2023

According to the American Association of Orthodontics, orthodontic treatment is becoming increasingly popular among all age groups. Many people undergo orthodontic treatment to straighten their teeth and improve their smile. While braces can improve your oral health and overall appearance, it’s important to take care of them and avoid certain foods that could damage them…. Read more »

Why Adults Should Not Be Afraid of Needing Braces

Posted on May 15, 2023

Getting braces as an adult can be a tough decision, but it’s not uncommon. According to Humana, about 25% of the 4 million individuals who wear braces are adults. If your orthodontist recommended braces for adults, here’s why you should get them. They’re Not Uncommon There was a time when braces were an embarrassing fashion… Read more »

How to Properly Care for Your Invisalign

Posted on March 15, 2023

Invisalign is a great system for straightening teeth without the need for traditional braces. This system uses clear aligners to move the teeth into better positions over time. According to a North American survey, more than 96% of patients are satisfied with Invisalign. When you use the system, it’s important to take good care of… Read more »

What Should You Do If Your Braces Break?

Posted on March 14, 2023

When you have braces, you must care for them properly so that they remain intact. Unfortunately, accidents can happen, and they may break or become loose. If this happens, it’s important to take the necessary steps to ensure your mouth stays healthy and you can repair your orthodontic device. Call Your Orthodontist The first step… Read more »

Common Questions About Invisalign Treatments

Posted on March 9, 2023

Invisalign is one of the most popular invisible aligner brands in the US. Invisalign replaces the brackets and wires of traditional braces with a series of mouthguard-like plastic devices called “aligners.” The aligners sit around your teeth and apply slight, gradual pressire into the teeth, moving them into the correct position. Invisalign is so successful… Read more »

When Is the Best Time to Get Invisalign?

Posted on March 8, 2023

You want to make sure that you are taking care of your teeth at all ages. In fact, according to Healthline, your teeth will move around the most between the ages of 35-50. A lot of older people consider Invisalign when they want to improve their smile. But when is the right time to start… Read more »

3 Ways to Reduce Dental Fear and Anxiety in Adults

Posted on March 7, 2023

Anxiety and general fear of dental is not a rare occurrence. According to the Cleveland Clinic, 36% of patients fear having dental procedures with 3% avoiding the dentist altogether due to anxiety. Let’s take a closer look at a few effective ways to reduce the anxiety and fear that many adults have when it comes… Read more »

How Can a Mouth Guard Protect You in Sports?

Posted on March 6, 2023

According to Dental Care, sports are the cause of up to 39% of all dental injuries. If you’re an athlete or avid sports enthusiast, it’s important to protect your teeth. Sports injuries can lead to lost and broken teeth as well as broken jaws. Sports protection is also an important part of childrens dental care…. Read more »

How to Prevent Gum Disease

Posted on January 11, 2023

Whether you are talking with your child’s pediatric dentist or your own, dental care professionals are always after you to properly brush and floss your teeth. This is because this simple practice can prevent you from experiencing tooth decay and can help you avoid unnecessary surgeries. Regardless, gum disease can be severe if you do… Read more »

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