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|

Top Questions to Ask Your Orthodontist

It’s common that a patient feels intimidated when visiting a doctor, orthodontist, or other health providers. However, there’s no reason to be intimidated. Further, you should feel comfortable asking questions, especially those that will make you more confident in the care you and your family might receive. The best time to ask these top questions

By |2019-10-16T13:58:25+00:00October 10th, 2019|

Retainers and Care After Braces

Traditional braces are still a very common sight, especially when it comes to teens or preteens. In fact, it’s getting more popular to see them in adults as well. No matter the type of braces you choose, whether it’s traditional, Invisalign, etc. you will most likely have a retainer for long term use after the

By |2019-10-16T13:24:32+00:00September 21st, 2019|

Do You Need Referrals for All Orthodontic Work?

Referrals are a common occurrence when it comes to health in general, across all types, including dental work. This is more commonly connected to an insurance need more often than it’s connected to an orthodontist need. Depending on the situation, the insurance company involved, the treatment being suggested, etc. a referral may be needed. Keep

By |2019-10-16T13:18:01+00:00September 7th, 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|

Can Orthodontics Fix a Gummy Smile?

Many people believe that orthodontics is limited to only that which absolutely has to be done for the good of a patient’s dental health. However, sometimes, people just aren’t pleased with the aesthetics of their smile and wish to have it altered in some ways in order to gain the look they’re satisfied with. An

By |2019-07-10T11:52:04+00:00July 10th, 2019|

The Secrets of a Successful Orthodontist

Orthodontists are dentists that help align teeth and jaws, making sure these are positioned inside the mouth correctly. To become an orthodontist, one must complete ten or more years of higher education to be able to practice in their field. Orthodontists must stay up-to date with the latest technology and information in their field to

By |2019-06-04T12:08:25+00:00May 24th, 2019|

What to Do with Damaged Braces

Braces are pretty resilient for the most part. However, there are other aspects to them that make them pretty fragile as well. Your orthodontist will always give you as much information as possible to protect you and your braces during the duration of the treatment. However, we’re all human and things happen that leave us

By |2019-04-30T01:25:35+00:00April 28th, 2019|

Closing That Gap In Your Teeth

For some of us, gaps are an unwanted sight. For others, gaps are a fashion statement and are desired. However, if you’re one of the people who would rather not have a gap in your teeth, there are a few options to fixing that gap. Many of the options involve orthodontic intervention. While this may

By |2019-02-26T11:29:21+00:00February 7th, 2019|

Tooth Care and Cleaning While Having Braces

Getting braces can be a lengthy process as well as a big step since they can often time adjust your way of life for a bit. Even with Invisalign braces, you’re adding something onto your list of responsibilities that take time and effort. However, in general, braces are worth the effort including the tooth care

By |2019-01-22T11:43:00+00:00January 28th, 2019|