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What Type of Mouthguard Do I Need?

In one of our previous posts, we discussed what type of mouthguard is needed to protect your braces while doing sports. However, mouthguards aren’t just good to protect your teeth while doing sports. Today, we will discuss various types of mouthguards and help you find the right fit for you. Generally speaking, there are three

By |2020-01-09T15:11:22+00:00January 9th, 2020|

How to Protect Your Braces While Playing Sports

Most kids are involved in some sort of activity, many of these activities involving a sport. No matter the sport, there’s always a chance for a child to get bumped in the mouth. When a child has braces, getting hit in the mouth can be worse than usual. Being hit in the mouth can mean

By |2020-01-07T16:23:48+00:00January 4th, 2020|

How to Whiten Teeth After Braces are Removed

Having braces is a big responsibility. However, none of us are perfect which means that things can get away from us. One of those things is the care of our teeth while we have braces, especially younger patients. This results in teeth being slightly yellowed once the braces are removed which can happen even with

By |2020-01-07T16:16:58+00:00December 7th, 2019|

What is a Palatal Expander?

Just when you think you’ve got all the basics of orthodontics figured out, something like a palatal expander comes along and throws you for a loop. Imagine being a parent and getting told your child needs one of these. Although it may sound strange and be tongue-tying to say, palatal expanders are actually pretty common

By |2019-12-13T19:29:55+00:00November 12th, 2019|

Bite Problems Most Common in Children and Adults

Bite problems are common in general and range across all ages and ethnicities. These various bite issues usually plague children just as much as they plague adults. Due to various reasons, adults may not have had access to proper dental care as easily as children these days do. Although, children these days may still struggle

By |2019-08-23T14:10:35+00:00August 9th, 2019|

How to Determine What Type of Braces are Best for You

Back in the day, there weren’t very many options when it came to braces. You either had a mouth full of metal or headgear, and neither of them was comfortable. However, with the advancement of technology, braces have been made more comfortable and more options have been added to the treatment list. Although there are

By |2019-08-23T13:30:39+00:00August 2nd, 2019|

Can I Get Braces if I Have Dental Implants?

Dental implants and braces are both a great option for gaining that healthy, beautiful smile you have always dreamed of. However, these two procedures and treatments don’t go hand in hand. Dental implants act like normal teeth, but in the end, they aren’t natural teeth and that means they can be limited in some aspects,

By |2019-08-23T12:00:51+00:00July 19th, 2019|

Are Orthodontics Medically Necessary?

Orthodontics is a branch of dental work that many people see as medically unnecessary. However, this is a misconception since there is quite a bit that goes into orthodontics that make it a very important branch of the dental field. Contrary to popular belief, orthodontics doesn’t exist just to make the appearance of your teeth

By |2019-07-15T10:17:27+00:00July 15th, 2019|

Vitamins For Dental Health

What’s the Most Important Vitamin for Dental Health? Vitamins and minerals are very important to the health of our bodies in general. However, specific vitamins and minerals benefit various portions of our bodies more than others. This isn’t to say that all vitamins and minerals don’t help us stay healthy as a whole, it just

By |2019-06-27T18:43:19+00:00June 7th, 2019|