Make Life with Braces Easier with These Tips and Tricks

It’s time to change your orthodontic experience from something inconvenient into something successful and victorious! In order to do so, we recommend keeping a small hand bag with you throughout the day. If you have the following items in your bag, you are likely to have a better experience with your braces: 1. Toothbrush and… Read more »

What is Your Orthodontist Really Saying?

Throughout your orthodontic treatment, you may hear your orthodontists refer to different parts of your braces that you had no idea even existed. Some terms may be familiar and some may sound like an entirely different language. It is important to know what these terms mean so that you can be the most efficient in… Read more »

When Should Your Child First Visit the Orthodontist?

The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that all children get a check-up with an orthodontist no later than age 7. There are many reasons for this, but here are a few of the most important: Orthodontists can spot problems with baby teeth and new teeth that others may not see Your child’s bite could have… Read more »

Are you taking care of your Braces?

According to the American Dental Association, most adult teeth erupt between the ages of 6 and 12. When this happens, dentists examine how the molars work with the other teeth and give children a “bite check” to determine whether or not the child’s teeth need treatment. Braces are a solution that many dentists suggest, as… Read more »

Four Suggestions for Eating with Braces

Most people who have had braces know that eating with braces is not a walk in the park. Here are five tips to help make eating a little bit more enjoyable, despite those metal squares on your teeth. 1. Avoid stringy foods. Stringy foods tend to be messier than non-stringy foods, and they tend to… Read more »