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Traveling With Braces – Your Orthodontic Kit

Have you've ever broken or lost one of your orthodontic appliances and sighed to yourself “Thank goodness I'm not in a remote state away from my doctor”? This isn't uncommon, but we have the perfect travel advice for such disasters. If you are traveling this holiday season, it is important not to ignore your orthodontic [...]

2019-01-03T17:58:43+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Orthodontics|0 Comments

It’s Time To Talk Mouth Cancer Awareness

While November comes with joyful festivities, like harvest and thanksgiving, orthodontists use this month to also bring awareness to mouth cancer. Mouth cancer comprises various kinds of tumors affecting the mouth area such as: lips, salivary glands, tongue, gums, palate and inside of the cheeks. Mouth cancer can grow and spread rapidly, hence it is [...]

2018-12-12T16:55:19+00:00November 13th, 2018|Orthodontics|0 Comments

Orthodontist Approved Halloween For Your Teeth

October is here folks; are you ready for Halloween? It’s okay if you aren’t; we’re making it our mission to at least get you orally prepped for the upcoming festivities. So while you’re thinking about who you’d like to impersonate, and how creatively eerie you’d like your decorations to be, it is equally important to [...]

2019-01-07T18:34:11+00:00October 4th, 2018|Orthodontics|0 Comments

Playing sports with Braces: What you need to know

It's a no-brainer that many young people enjoy watching and participating in sports activities. However, for some of them with braces, their parents are concerned about them playing sports while they have their braces on. The question that always comes up when kids with braces try to participate in sports is, “Are there any limitations [...]

2018-12-27T20:14:39+00:00May 9th, 2018|Orthodontics|0 Comments

What Is The Right Tooth Brush For Me?

There are so many kinds of toothbrushes in this day and age! Deciding which kind to purchase can be frustrating and downright confusing. Here are a few things to look out for when purchasing a brand new toothbrush. In terms of handles, either non-slip grip or flexible neck, the shape of the head (tapered or [...]

2018-12-27T20:55:16+00:00August 31st, 2017|Orthodontics|0 Comments

What are Power Chains?

All of the kids that come into our office are often so excited for a color change! After all, isn't that usually why kids want braces? But what are those tiny 0 shapes all linked together like a rope, and what do they do? Power Chains Power Chains are small O-ties. The only difference is [...]

2018-12-27T20:46:28+00:00August 31st, 2017|Orthodontics|0 Comments

Braces, Get Excited!

Sometimes the unknown can be frightening. When we've never experienced something we can become nervous. Having your braces put on can be a scary situation when you aren't exactly sure how it works.  In order to make it a little less nerve-racking, we have a few pointers. Enlightenment Sometimes surprises aren't fun. We love the [...]

2018-12-27T17:31:59+00:00July 30th, 2017|Orthodontics|0 Comments