When Should My Child See an Orthodontist?

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Do you know when your child should see an orthodontist and when is the right time to take them? Some signs and indicators can help you gauge whether it’s time for a visit—including crooked teeth, early or late tooth loss and difficulty chewing. Knowing this information will help ensure your child gets the best orthodontic […]

Braces-Friendly Superbowl Snacks

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Hosting a party or just watching the game with your family? Celebrate the big game in style by making up one of these delicious and braces-friendly Super Bowl snacks — your teeth will thank you later! Chicken Buffalo Dip was the top searched-for recipe last year for the Superbowl. The year before that was the […]

Have You Made Your New Year’s Resolutions?

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Don’t you love the New Year? You get a fresh start on the year by wiping your slate clean from last year and making your New Year’s resolutions for 2023. One of the top resolutions for 2023 is “Eat better.” Such a resolution will improve not only your overall health but your dental and oral […]

Merry Christmas from Your Orthodontic Specialists!

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Put up the mistletoe, decorate the tree, and make your wish lists – it’s the Christmas Holiday season! We want this to be the best holiday season for all our patients. While there are some holiday foods those with braces will have to avoid, there are lots of fun foods safe for those with braces […]

We Have Much to be Thankful for This Thanksgiving

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“Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness and gratitude.” – Nigel Hamilton How wonderful it is that we have a time each year to express our gratitude for all the people and things we are thankful for. We would like to share our gratitude with you. Loved Ones On a personal basis, we give thanks for […]

The Best Halloween Candy for Braces

Yes, moms and dads, it’s time to put out the jack-o’ lanterns and spooky decorations and get the kid’s Halloween costumes ready. It also means loads of candy. If a child with braces eats the wrong kind, it can cause trouble with their braces. You may be wondering which is the best Halloween Candy for […]

Taking Care of Your Retainers over Summer

Retainers are a vital part of orthodontic treatment that helps keep teeth aligned after or in the placement of braces. Neglect or proper care of your retainer can result in your teeth shifting out of place. So, it is important to know how to care for them. But we also want you to have fun […]

How to Create Your Dental Kit for School

If you are wearing braces and are back in school, you probably have had days when keeping your braces clean was challenging. But you can get cavities and bad breath if you don’t practice cleaning your teeth and braces after meals or snacks at school. We know you don’t want that. So, we would like […]

How to Brush and Floss with Braces

When you have braces, it’s very important to brush and floss after every meal in order to keep your teeth and gums healthy throughout your orthodontic treatment. If you need help choosing the right toothbrush, toothpaste, and dental floss, please ask us and we can help you choose the right products for your teeth and […]