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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 »

What to Expect at Your First Visit to the Orthodontist

Posted on January 9, 2023

Taking care of your dental health is as important as your physical health. According to WebMD, you should see your dentist every six months. Based on these visits your dentist may recommend that you see an orthodontist to correct an overbite, underbite, crossbite, or other dental problem. You may be nervous or curious about seeing… Read more »

6 Ways to Reduce Soreness From Braces

Posted on January 6, 2023

Going to your local orthodontist for braces is the first step to a new smile and more confidence. Before you can enjoy your new look, you may have to deal with slight discomfort. When you get your braces on, you may feel general soreness in your mouth, and your teeth may be tender to biting… Read more »

Ways Braces Improve Your Oral Health

Posted on January 5, 2023

Going to the orthodontist isn’t just for teenagers anymore. As many as 75% of Americans could benefit from going to an orthodontist, according to the American Association of Orthodontists. Braces work to align your teeth and correct bite issues. As tooth alignment improves, there are other oral health benefits to braces that we’ll review below…. Read more »

4 Signs Your Child Should See a Local Orthodontist

Posted on October 25, 2022

In the United States, 3.9 million children are considered orthodontic patients. A child’s first orthodontic appointment will usually occur around age seven, according to the American Association of Orthodontics. However, if your child is exhibiting any of the signs listed below, it may be time for them to visit a local orthodontist. 1. Space Between… Read more »

How Do Invisalign Braces Work?

Posted on September 29, 2022

Invisalign is increasingly becoming a popular alternative to traditional metal braces. Still, you want to know as much as possible about this treatment to make an informed decision. Here’s a more in-depth look at how Invisalign aligners work. Are Invisalign Aligners and How Do They Work? Invisalign is an invisible teeth-straightening treatment. This type of… Read more »

3 Reasons Why You Might Want a Custom Mouthguard

Posted on September 29, 2022

Mouthguards are essential protection if your child plays sports, whether they have braces or not. But if they do wear braces, a custom mouthguard is even more important. According to Sports Health, about 5 million teeth every year are chipped, cracked, or damaged during sporting events. In fact, sports account for 34% of all oral… Read more »

5 Amazing Invisalign Facts

Posted on June 6, 2022

Crooked teeth can cause dental problems such as gingivitis or infection, which can become severe enough to threaten your overall well-being. In fact, they can also result in cavities. According to 3M, cavities are 20 times more likely than diabetes and five times more widespread than childhood asthma, respectively. The only option to align your… Read more »

Can You Still Play Sports With Braces?

Posted on May 13, 2022

According to Sports Health, every year about 5 million teeth are broken or chipped during sports participation. 32% of these injuries occur in children’s sports. Here are five tips you must know while playing sports with braces. 1. Proceed With Caution You have braces…so what does it mean for your athletic career? In a word:… Read more »

3 Questions to Ask Your Orthodontist If You Just Got Braces

Posted on January 14, 2022

Most people know that good dental care and oral hygiene is important for the sake of our teeth and gums as well as for our overall health and wellness. Good oral care habits need to be taught from an early age. In fact, the American Association of Orthodontists recommends that your child’s initial orthodontic evaluation… Read more »

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