Helping Impacted Teeth Find Their Way

Helping Impacted Teeth Find Their Way

EVERY SMILE IS UNIQUE, right down to when the teeth that make them up come in. Some of us get our adult teeth on schedule, some early, some late, and some are left to wonder if a tooth or two might have gotten lost somewhere under their gums. When that happens, we...
Which Type Of Retainer Is Best For You?

Which Type Of Retainer Is Best For You?

ALTHOUGH IT MAY SEEM hard to believe during the process, one day those braces will come off! Orthodontic treatment doesn’t end after braces, however. To maintain that beautiful, new smile you must wear a retainer as directed after the braces are removed. Remember that...
Baby Teeth And Braces: Why Early Treatment May Be Best

Baby Teeth And Braces: Why Early Treatment May Be Best

WHILE MANY THINK BRACES are for correcting misaligned adult teeth, you may be surprised to learn that orthodontics can help correct your child’s bite before their adult teeth even come in! Baby Teeth Play An Important Role In Oral Health Primary teeth—more commonly...
DIY Braces Are Dangerous

DIY Braces Are Dangerous

SOME DO-IT-YOURSELF projects leave us in awe of the sheer ingenuity and creativity involved. Others…not so much. DIY braces definitely fall into the latter category. There’s a reason it takes years of specialized training on top of dental school before orthodontists...
Professional Orthodontics Vs. Mail Aligners

Professional Orthodontics Vs. Mail Aligners

ARE MAIL-ORDER aligners worth getting instead of professional orthodontic treatment with an orthodontist? We don’t think so, and it’s not just that we’re biased. Mail-order aligners can be cheaper and easier than in-office orthodontic treatment, but you’re really...
Oral Cancer Awareness Month Is Here!

Oral Cancer Awareness Month Is Here!

STAYING INFORMED ABOUT the symptoms and risk factors of oral cancer is incredibly important. We oral health professionals are on the front lines of the battle against oral cancer, and we want to recruit our patients to fight with us. Oral Cancer Risk Factors By far...