Celebrating Hard Candy Day

Celebrating Hard Candy Day

It’s December, and that means the holidays are nearly upon us! For many patients, this may mean a break from school, later bedtimes, and more sweets. However, if your kids are undergoing orthodontic treatment, they may need to be careful about the sweets they eat this...
Celebrating National Brush Your Teeth Day

Celebrating National Brush Your Teeth Day

Happy November! As you eat your leftover Halloween candy and pack away your costumes, remember to keep your smile clean. National Brush Your Teeth Day is November 1—a time to focus on oral hygiene and all things brushing! Brushing your teeth is important for everyone....

Missing Adult Tooth: A Job For The Ortho

ADULT TOOTH LOSS can happen for a variety of reasons, from tooth decay to an accident playing sports. Whatever the cause, it’s crucial not to simply leave that missing tooth as it is, because the gap can cause a lot of problem for the surrounding teeth and the...

Halloween, Candy, And Your Braces

WE ALL LOVE EATING our favorite candy from time to time, especially around Halloween. But those treats can get tricky for orthodontic patients, because many of the standard goodies are harmful to braces. So how can you safely enjoy your spooky night of fun and sweets?...

Defeating Your Braces Anxiety

AS IMPORTANT AS IT is to have straight teeth for better oral health and a more beautiful smile, many people are nervous at the prospect of getting them straightened with orthodontic treatment because they think it will be unpleasant or that people will make fun of...