While kissing with braces may seem nearly impossible and at the very least embarrassing, you actually can kiss and enjoy it while wearing lingual braces. Thanks to new innovations in orthodontics over the last few years, the brackets and other components used in braces have become less intrusive, meaning that they’re less likely to cause …more

Colored Braces There’s no reason not to have a little fun with braces and getting colored braces is a great way to do it. You’ll have several colors to choose from with some of the most common being different hues reds, green, blue, orange, purple, yellow, pink, gold, gray, silver and black. It’s a good …more

A certain amount of pain can be expected with braces as the teeth shift into place and initially a minor amount of tooth sensitivity, gum and jaw pain in some cases. Some toothaches however aren’t the result of orthodontic treatment and it’s important that they’re addressed. Are the Braces Causing the Toothache? Usually, the main …more

Becoming accustomed to life with braces means, among other things, understanding what you can and can’t eat. You’ll need to adjust some of your eating habits, staying away from hard, sticky foods. Biting into hard or chewy, sticky foods can end up breaking wires and brackets, which, besides being painful, can end up prolonging treatment. …more

If you look at the food list that most orthodontists provide patients with, you probably won’t find pretzels as a choice. We’re here to tell you that you actually can still have them if they’re the right type of pretzel. For example, eating a soft pretzel shouldn’t be a problem with braces. What this means …more

Braces are considered one of the most effective ways to improve the functionality and appearance of teeth, creating a wide, attractive smile. It’s not unusual to experience some discomfort with braces, but after you get used to them it usually subsides. The following pain relief recommendation can help relieve the pain that braces can sometimes …more

If you or someone else is your family has braces, you’re looking forward to see that new, beautiful smile. The thing is, if you want impressive results, you need to take care of your teeth and braces. This means brushing appropriately and following the advice of your Phoenix Orthodontist who knows how to help you …more

Hello and welcome to the Friday Focus. My name is Dr. “O” from E&S Orthodontics, your Phoenix Orthodontist, and today I’ll be talking about bimaxillary protrusion. I know this sounds like a big fancy word – it’s one that describes when the top and bottom teeth are flared out. The reason we thought it was …more

Welcome to another edition of Friday Focus. This is Dr. O from E&S Orthodontics, your Phoenix Orthodontist. Today I want to clarify that, despite many misperceptions, orthodontic treatment is not just for children. The answer to the question – “Am I too Old for Braces?” – is this: If you don’t like your smile, regardless …more

Welcome to Friday Focus with Dr. “O”. This week’s topic answers the question, “Does Your Child Need Braces?” There are several signs that a child may need braces and they include mouth breathing, irregular loss of baby teeth, problems biting or chewing, thumb sucking, crowded or misplaced teeth, cheek biting, jaws that are recessed, make …more

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