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 »