Kids and Orthodontists

The American Dental Assocation recommends that your children see an orthodontist at age seven. If that age seems early to you, you’re not alone. However, taking your children in to see the orthodontist at that early age has some huge advantages. Let’s take a look at what some of those advantages are. Speeds up the… Read more »

What Smoking Does to Your Teeth

It seems that everyone wants a beautiful, healthy smile these days. Fortunately, this is a manageable goal, but there can be a few obstacles. Unfortunately, smoking can definitely cause major issues and can stop you from attaining beautiful teeth. Furthermore, while smoking can hurt the appearance of your smile, it can also cause damage you… Read more »

The Best Ways to Fight Dental Cavities

If you’re interested in knowing how to fight tooth decay on a regular basis, then Dr. and our team is thrilled to help you! There are many things you can do to keep tooth decay in , , at bay, and those things are: Keep up on oral hygiene Oral hygiene is a great way… Read more »

Information About Dental Crowns

A dental crown or cap is a tooth-shaped covering that is placed over a tooth to restore its shape, size, appearance, and strength. The dental crown will cover the entire visible portion of the tooth. Dr. may recommend a dental crown in , , to: – Keep a weak tooth from breaking – Hold together… Read more »

Using a Retainer After Your Braces Have Been Removed

Over the course of time and several adjustment sessions Dr. has gradually realigned your teeth for a more appealing smile and a more functional mouth. Even after your teeth have reached their ideal alignment you will still need to wear a retainer to make sure your teeth stay in their ideal alignment for years to… Read more »

Do You Need Braces?

Are you currently wondering if you need braces? If so, answer these two questions: Is your smile less-than-straight? Does the state of your teeth and jaw cause you discomfort? If you answer “yes” again, you should talk to your dentist about getting braces. People wear braces for two reasons—aesthetic and oral health. Aesthetic: Braces push… Read more »

Maintaining and Preventing Damage to Your Wire and Bracket Braces

Maintaining and preventing damage to your wire and bracket braces, will help keep the duration you need to wear them to a minimum. If any part of your braces are damaged or something simply comes loose, it can increase how long you need to wear them, injure your mouth or cause other complications. If something… Read more »

The 4 Items to Have in Your Orthodontic Handbag

Orthodontic treatment can be a pain sometimes, but there are things you can do to make the experience a bit better, like keep an orthodontic handbag with you. In your orthodontic handbag, you should have the following things: · Orthodontic wax: Orthodontic wax is very helpful if your braces tend to poke and bother you…. Read more »

The Dangers of Dental Phobia

Dental phobia is sometimes, confused with dental anxiety. With dental anxiety the person often feels increased anxiety during basic dental procedures. A person with dental phobia can often overwhelmed by an irrational fear of visiting the dentist. This can lead them to forgo regular checkups and procedures, which can lead to serious problems. Individuals that… Read more »

The 4 Problems With Tongue Piercing

Before you let the tongue piercer cut a hole through your tongue, we recommend thinking about the four problems associated with tongue piercing. Those problems are: Chipped teeth It is very common for people to chip their teeth on the jewelry when then eat, sleep, talk, and chew. Tooth fractures are very serious dental problems… Read more »