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Weird Mouth Trivia!

posted on 4-13-21
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LOOKING FOR SOME trivia to impress people once we can safely have parties again? We humbly present a few of our favorite weird mouth facts for your consideration. We Need Spit to Taste Our Food Most of the ten thousand taste... More

My Retainer Feels Tight. Can I Still Wear It?

posted on 4-6-21
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As long as your retainer doesn’t hurt and still fits over your teeth, you can wear it – even if it feels tight. Your teeth may have slightly shifted, and you may need to wear your retainer longer each day to prevent... More

Eating Disorders Versus Oral Health

posted on 3-31-21
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WHEN WE THINK of the damage that eating disorders can do, we probably first think of the psychological toll and life-threatening malnutrition. However, eating disorders like anorexia nervosa and bulimia can also be very hard on the oral health of those... More

Have You Considered Invisalign®?

posted on 3-23-21
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IF YOU WANTED TO STRAIGHTEN your teeth back in the day, you really only had one option–traditional metal braces. The science of orthodontics has evolved significantly in recent years, allowing our patients to have a variety of different options when it... More

Protect Your Smile With A Custom Mouthguard

posted on 3-16-21
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THE CRISP SMELL OF FRESHLY CUT GRASS on the soccer field, the gleam of the basketball court before a game, the cheering fans at the football stadium, the feeling of the baseball bat, familiar in your hands… There’s no doubt about... More

The Role of Saliva

posted on 3-2-21
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WHAT IS SPIT FOR? It’s a pretty important question in the realm of oral health. People tend to think of saliva in a negative context if they think about it at all, but without spit, we would have a hard time... More

Benefits of Having Straight Teeth

posted on 2-23-21
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STRAIGHT TEETH AREN’T just about looking good. People with straight teeth are perceived as being wealthier, happier, and more attractive than people with crooked teeth, and it can definitely be a nice confidence boost. What we want to focus on, though,... More

DIY Orthodontic Treatment: A Case Study

posted on 2-17-21
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How not to fix a gap. The December 2018 issue of the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics reports on an 8-year-old boy in Greece who had a gap between his two permanent front teeth. According to that article, his parents... More

Why Do I Need an Orthodontist?

posted on 2-9-21
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A beautiful smile is the outward sign of successful orthodontic treatment; there is, however, a lot more to getting there than you might think! Orthodontic treatment is complex biological process. It involves changes in jaw bones, facial bones and soft... More