How To Clean Your Teeth While Wearing Braces

5 Reasons You May Need Braces

Most people associate sparkling white, even teeth with beauty and health, but a lot of people aren’t fortunate enough to have perfect teeth. If you’ve never had orthodontic treatment, but always suspected that it could help you, itís time to consider braces. That said, it’s understandable that people put off having braces, both due to …

What Color Braces Should You Choose?

So, you’ve accepted the idea that you need to get braces and that you’re probably going to have them for the next couple of years. If you’ve chosen not to get invisible braces (Invisalign, etc.) or ceramic braces (and brackets) you’ve probably decided to keep a low profile when it comes to your braces. If …

10 Little Known Orthodontic Facts

Did you know that the Academy of Periodontology has reported that 50% of people taking a related survey have said that a person’s smile is the first thing that they notice about them? Well, it’s true and the following 10 little known orthodontic facts (some just for fun) can help you along you and your …

When Should Adults Get Braces?

It’s never too late to get braces. On average we’re living longer these days, which has resulted in adults of all ages being interested in taking care of their teeth. As a matter of fact, adults now make up approximately half of the orthodontic patients, happy to finally have the perfect smile they’ve always wanted. …

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Famous Faces That Have Worn Braces

Over 70% of the teenagers in the United States have worn dental braces at some point in their lives, including teenage heart throbs, athletes, singers and other famous faces. What you may not know is that there have been plenty of famous people who have worn braces as adults as well. Following are just a …

What Should You Do In An Orthodontic Emergency?

Orthodontic emergencies are considered rare, however minor issues can occur that can cause mild discomfort which is the case with any dental treatment. If the pain is severe or you have a brace appliance problem, it’s important that you make an appointment with your orthodontist. Following are a few suggestions that can help make you …

5 Reasons Why You May Need Braces

Orthodontists generally recommend braces to enhance a patient’s orofacial appearance. As a result of orthodontic treatment, concerns like crowded or crooked teeth, underbites and overbites, incorrect jaw position and disorders of the jaw joints can be corrected. If these issues are left untreated, they can result in tooth decay, gum disease, earaches, headaches, as well …

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Braces Again?

Understandably a very common question that parents ask our orthodontists is “Why Does My Child Need Braces Again?” Dr. “O” and Dr. “Wil” recommend seeing children at the age of about 7 or earlier if your family dentists suggest that they be seen earlier. After that, the doctors will recommend seeing them on about a …