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5 Things You Should Not Forget If You’re Wearing Braces

When you get your braces, you are a bit closer to achieve your goal – a perfect smile. During the time you will be wearing your braces, you will be paying visits to your dentist on a regular basis. These visits are essential for adjusting your braces and to keep track if the braces are

By |2020-01-21T14:00:48+00:00January 21st, 2020|

How to Improve The Whiteness of Your Teeth?

Bright white teeth are a very crucial part of what makes someone’s smile appealing. So it’s no surprise that an improved smile is at the top of a patient’s priorities when the pay a visit to their dentist. Since white teeth are becoming more and more important, dentists have dedicated a significant effort into making

By |2020-01-14T13:42:40+00:00January 14th, 2020|

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 Make Invisalign More Comfortable

Invisalign has burst onto the scene as an amazing alternative to traditional braces. Not only are they clear for a less obvious appearance but, they’re less bulky, removable, and much quicker to get on and off. All of these reasons make Invisalign a popular choice and it’s definitely one of our favorite options. However, even

By |2020-01-07T16:22:40+00:00December 26th, 2019|

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|

How to Maintain a Healthy Diet During Orthodontic Treatment

Orthodontic treatment can often involve a long term treatment plan in order to slowly fix a major alignment, bite, jaw, or other issue. Often times, the equipment used is fragile which means that a patient will be required to change up certain habits in order to accommodate it. This is often seen with an orthodontic

By |2019-12-13T19:29:34+00:00November 17th, 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|

Wisdom Teeth and Braces

It’s common for younger patients to have braces than it is for adults. This is often because adults feel it’s unprofessional or unbecoming. However, when it comes to younger patients wearing braces, there is often the snag of wisdom teeth. Many are curious about how wisdom teeth may affect the brace work once it’s off

By |2019-10-16T14:04:39+00:00October 16th, 2019|
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