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Do I Need Braces to Meet My 2020 Smile Goals?

Orthodontic braces are designed to align and straighten teeth, position them with regard to a patient’s bite, and to improve overall dental health. Millions of people, both adults, and children, wear braces. So if you have any plans of getting perfectly straight teeth this new decade, you definitely want to consult an orthodontist. Signs You …

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The Danger of Aligners and the Gift of Orthodontics

Teeth aligners/orthodontic treatment is an incredibly thoughtful holiday gift, but not all teeth aligners are created equal. Before we continue with why, we’d like to share this little nugget of wisdom, never compromise your health for beauty. Most people love the beauty and confidence that come with perfectly straight teeth, but in an effort to …

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How to Practice Good Hygiene on the Go: Office Hygiene

For most people, brushing their teeth twice a day is sufficient. While this is the general recommendation when looking at dental hygiene tips – even advised by dentists – new data suggests that brushing your teeth after meals, while at the office or on the go, is crucial while undergoing orthodontic treatment. Why Brush Your …

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Smile Improvement and Self Improvement | How Can Braces Help Prevent Periodontal Disease?

In the spirit of self-improvement month, we will discuss how braces can prevent periodontal disease and improve your oral health. What Is Periodontal Disease? Periodontal disease is an oral infection that affects the gums and bones supporting the teeth. In periodontitis, the gums become swollen and give the teeth unstable roots. How Can Braces Help …

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Back to School Tips for Braces: Survival Checklist for the Perfect Smile

You have taught your kids to floss regularly and brush their teeth after meals. But have you taken the time and put in measures to ensure that all your effort never gets undone? Parents tend to get overwhelmed by work and other daily duties right after the school break is over. Before your schedule gets …

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