Ortho Tips

Enjoy a Braces-Friendly Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s “Show the Love” Salad Ingredients1 pkg Earthbound Farms Spring Mix1 large cucumber, sliced2 red peppers, seeded (tops and bottoms removed)1 bunch radishes, sliced1 small brick…

Get to Know Your Braces!

We all know what braces look like, but do we all know what each part is called, and what role it plays in your orthodontic…

What Is Malocclusion?

What is it? The term occlusion refers to the way your teeth are aligned. Malocclusion occurs when the alignment of your teeth differs from what is…

Addressing Braces Pain and Discomfort

There’s really no way around it: braces just aren’t that comfortable. Sometimes, they can really hurt! We want to arm you with as many tools…

Celebrating the Holidays with Braces

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Enjoying the holidays can still be wonderful, even when you are wearing braces. Spending time with family,…

Soft Gingerbread Cookies

The holidays are upon us! Those of us who wear braces can enjoy all of the delicious flavors of the season without hurting our mouths.…

Telltale Signs You May Need Braces

We all know that braces help to realign crooked teeth. But that’s not all that they do! Braces can help to correct a number of…

Countdown to Being Braces-Free!

Beginning an orthodontic treatment plan can feel so daunting! We know that it can feel like you are being told that you will have to…

It’s the Season for Pumpkin Spice!

It’s here! We can’t believe it’s finally here! We can struggle so much with letting go of summer. Goodbye, sunny days by the pool! So…

There’s an App for that!

Did you know that there are apps designed specifically for people who wear braces?? It’s true! We have combed the internet and have brought you…

The Many Benefits Of Smiling!

We all love to smile. Smiling lifts our spirits, brightens our days. Smiling at other people can cheer them up, too. But, why? Let’s Talk…

Brushing with Braces

We all know how important it is to keep our mouths clean, and that brushing with a toothbrush alone, while very important to maintain a…

Taking care of your retainer

Congratulations! Your orthodontist has finally, at long last, removed your braces! Your teeth are straight, and clean, and gorgeous! You are ready to skip out…

Teenage Tactics: Dealing with Dental Issues

Although orthodontia is a viable solution to teeth problems at any age, the facts remain that the clear majority of orthodontia patients are teenagers. Due…

The Best Age for Orthodontia

When you think of a typical orthodontia patient, you probably imagine a young teen, still growing into their features and likely a bit awkward as…

Braces – A few things to consider

The most traditional form of braces is composed of a metal bracket bonded to the teeth with a special chemical agent. The brackets are then…

Orthodontics and the Modern Era

Tоdау’ѕ оrthоdоntiѕt hаѕ more tools and рrосеdurеs аvаilаblе in tееth-ѕtrаightеning than еvеr bеfоrе. That has increased the range of оrthоdоntiа рrосеdurеs even furthеr than ever…

Children and Orthodontic Care

Children as young as 2 can visit the orthodontist but from around 7 is a good age to be evaluated for early treatment plans or…
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