The Basics of Braces for Young Kids

If your child is around 7 years old, it’s about time to bring them in for their first orthodontic appointment! The American Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontists strongly recommend taking your child to their first orthodontic appointment by the time they are 7 years old. Doing so will give the orthodontist the… Read more »

Understanding the Pros and Cons of 4 Types of Braces

Before you decide on a certain kind of braces, consider all of your options. There are four types of braces available in the orthodontic world today, and we are happy to educate you on the pros and cons of each treatment. Traditional/Metal Braces Metal or traditional braces are the braces people automatically think of when… Read more »

Living with Braces: 7 Tips to Get Through the Day

Braces are successful, productive appliances that give you the smile you have always wanted, but sometimes they can be a little inconvenient an uncomfortable. To help you have the best and most successful experience with braces, we recommend using these seven tips to get you through the day: 1. Make sure to keep a toothbrush… Read more »

Braces For Adults

Adults can have braces? Yes, they can. Though we normally associate orthodontia-wear with kids and teenagers, more and more adults are getting braces to align their smile. Learn more about orthodontics and adulthood is this post. Can all adults get braces? Consulting your dentist and orthodontist will help you determine whether you are a viable… Read more »

DIY Whitening Treatments

Just like fingerprints, everyone’s teeth are unique. This means that there is no “one size fits all” whitening treatment. It has become a recent trend to make your own teeth whitening mixture using household items. This sounds like a great way to save money, but also a great way to cause significant damage to your… Read more »

Halloween Candy

When you think of October you probably think of the leaves changing, hot chocolate, and Halloween. Well, it is also National Oral Hygiene Month! Since we understand how hard it would be ask you all to forego your Halloween loot this year,  we have compiled a list of popular candies yo let you know which candies… Read more »