Smile Enhancer – Teeth Whitening

Smile Enhancer – Teeth Whitening

This is Dr. “O” from E&S Orthodontics, Your Phoenix Orthodontist. For this week’s Friday focus I’m going to talk about teeth whitening. We call teeth whitening a smile enhancer because it takes those perfectly straight teeth and really highlights their shape and color. Surveys have shown that when asked what they’d most likely do to …

Ask An Orthodontist

Have you ever had questions to ask an orthodontist but they didn’t come to mind until after your consultation? You’re not alone – this is actually a common occurrence. In an effort to help people better understand orthodontics, we’re been presenting our Friday Focus Videos, hoping to address any unknowns about the process. If you’ve …

How Much Do Braces and Orthodontic Treatment Cost?

If you’ve been told or believe that you or your child could benefit from braces, you probably have several unanswered questions and concerns. One of the most commons questions we’ve been asked is “How much do braces and orthodontic treatment cost?” There’s no set answer to this question however, the following information will give you …

What Happens at Your First Orthodontic Consultation?

At E&S Orthodontics we know that everybody deserves a healthy, wide beautiful smile! There’s no one better to help you achieve that smile than our orthodontic specialist and his team of professionals that can make it happen. We understand that each patient’s smile is different, and we want to give you the best smile for …

What Is Retainer Insurance and Why Do You Need It?

 Despite their best efforts, it’s common for patients to lose their retainers, especially children, and they can also can break. You’ve made a significant investment in orthodontic treatment to produce that beautiful smile, so don’t let a lost or broken retainer undo all of that hard work. Because retainers usually need to be worn …

5 Tips for Looking After Your Braces

 Congratulations on deciding to have orthodontic treatment – the first step toward achieving a healthy, beautiful smile. One of the most important things you need to remember is that taking care of your teeth and gums becomes even more important while wearing braces. Following are 5 tips for looking after your braces. Brush Your …

Neck Pain, Headaches, Migraines – Could It All Be Related to Grinding Your Teeth?

Most people grind their teeth once in a while and occasional teeth grinding, also referred to as “Bruxism”, doesn’t always cause problems. If grinding is a consistent problem, the teeth can end up damaged and additional oral health complications can occur. Why People Grind Their Teeth While grinding your teeth can be the result of …

The Importance of an Orthodontic Mouthguard

xtremely painful, especially with braces. Just because someone has braces doesn’t mean that they can’t take part in sports. It does mean that a mouthguard should definitely be a part of their athletic gear. Studies have shown that athletes, even school age ones, are 60 times more prone to suffer mouth and dental damage if …

What to Do If You Can’t Make Your Orthodontic Appointment?

In the event that something unforeseen reason keeps you from making your appointment with E & S Orthodontics, it’s important to reschedule right away. Even basic regular cleanings and checkups play a vital role in your overall health and can help prevent more significant oral health issues. If you are being seen for more comprehensive …

Why Do Brackets Break and What Should I Do?

Millions of people have brackets at some point in their lives and one of the top concerns is avoiding breaking them. Brackets, the ceramic or metal pieces attached to each tooth, can end up breaking if the orthodontist’s instructions aren’t adhered to. The following information will explain why brackets break and what to do if …

How To Manage Orthodontic Appointments And School

It’s hard enough juggling work, school, after school activities, and family time. The last thing you want to worry about is trying to manage orthodontic appointments and school. At E&S Orthodontics, your Phoenix Orthodontist, we understand how challenging it can be to do everything, but we can at least alleviate your fears about absences from …

The Importance Of Good Oral Hygiene

The purpose of orthodontic treatment is to straighten the teeth and correct the bite. When the overall health of the teeth is disregarded during treatment, and afterward for that matter, the results of treatment can end up being substantially compromised. The results of substandard oral hygiene include gingivitis (gum inflammation), periodontal disease (inflammation that leads …