What To Do If A Bracket Falls Off

What To Do If A Bracket Falls Off

Welcome to the Friday Focus! My name is Dr. O from E&S Orthodontics. And I am going to be answering a question of what you should do when your bracket falls off during orthodontic treatment. Obviously, we don’t want your bracket to fall off during treatment because it actually slows down treatment. But we want …

Cosmetic Dentistry VS Orthodontics – Which Should I Choose?

If you’re looking for that perfect smile, complete with healthy, aligned teeth, you’ll find that cosmetic dentistry and orthodontics have similar, yet different objectives. Both can help correct imperfections, transforming their patients’ smiles. Following are a few of the differences that will help you choose between cosmetic dentistry and orthodontics. Veneers vs. Orthodontics If you …

When Am I Going To Get My Braces Off?

We’re asked the question “When do I get my braces off?”. It’s a question that is even asked well into treatment. The short answer is that orthodontic treatment times vary depending on each individual case. Although the average length of time orthodontic treatments take has decreased as a result of new innovations and materials, most …

How Can Pediatric Orthodontics Prevent Snoring As An Adult?

It may come as a surprise to you, but early pediatric orthodontics can help prevent snoring as an adult. As a matter of fact, waiting until you are an adult can result in orthodontic surgeries, including jaw surgery. The fact is that the best time to perform orthodontic treatment is as the child is growing. …

How Does Orthodontics Help With Snoring?

The answer to the question “Does orthodontics help with snoring?” is YES. There’s a significant void between orthodontic treatment and what people actually know and this is one of them. We treat a lot of adult patients in our office and have found that most of the orthodontic problems they’re having could have been avoided …

5 Tips for Effectively Cleaning Your Teeth While Wearing Braces

While braces do all of the hard work when it comes to providing you with a beautiful smile, it’s up to you help keep your oral hygiene in great condition during the alignment process. The wires and brackets that are used in some orthodontic appliances can easily catch small food particles, and usually impede the …

Top Tips for Looking after Your Braces

Once you start wearing braces, your life is going to change for a while. You’ll be given a list of foods not to eat, you’ll have special toothbrushes and flosses to use along with rinses that will make it easier to take care of oral health. At first, it may seem a little overwhelming, but …