7 Benefits of Getting Invisalign as an Adult

September 12, 2023

About 76% of people base first impressions on another person’s smile. Another 68% say people who smile are more trustworthy, confident, and approachable. Unfortunately, three in five Americans hate how their smile looks in photos. If you’re unhappy with your smile, SouthShore Orthodontics offers Invisalign treatment options for all ages. Schedule a free consultation with one of […]

Guide to Choosing the Best Orthodontist in Tampa for Your Child

August 31, 2023

Did you know that as many as 75% of children could benefit from braces? It’s crucial to do everything you can to improve your child’s dental care and oral health. Are you wondering if your child needs braces to ensure straight teeth and a healthy smile? Read on to discover ways to find the best orthodontist near you. […]

Cavities in Baby Teeth: Do You Feel Pushed to Pull?

June 6, 2022

You always want to see that little smile reemerge. After all, what better feeling is there as a parent than to know that your child is both happy and healthy? That being said, when they do eventually pucker their lips in pain or discomfort, you’ll be left weighing the best options for their long-term well-being. […]

Custom-Designing Your Future, One Smile at a Time

May 21, 2022

You’re probably not new to the idea of orthodontic care, regardless of whether or not you’ve received it yourself in the past. But just because the treatment itself doesn’t sound new, that doesn’t mean it will actually be the same this time around. But don’t worry — we actually mean this in a good way! […]

Alternative Options to Braces

April 13, 2022

One of the factors most likely to deter patients from taking the plunge with traditional braces? The metal. From the discomfort of the brackets pushing against the soft skin inside the cheek to the general insecurity that comes with a smile full of metal, let’s be honest: many patients are looking for an alternative that […]

Counting Down to Orthodontic Care: All About Average Treatment Times

March 13, 2022

Patience may be a virtue, but let’s face it — we all want beautiful smiles sooner rather than later. And when you’re preparing to go undergo orthodontic care, it’s natural that you find yourself wondering… Just how long will this take? Don’t worry! If you’re in a rush for answers, we’ll get you up to […]

A Passion for Our Patients: All About Patient-Centric Technology

February 13, 2022

The point of a practice is to put the patients first — and there’s no such thing as being too focused on an individual’s care. Consequently, shouldn’t an orthodontist’s technology be just as patient-centric as the whole of the team? We think so. Thus, we’d like to take a moment to review the patient-centric technology […]

Hello, Halitosis: Why is My Child’s Breath So Bad?

January 13, 2022

A little bad breath here and there is normal. If we’ve eaten something particularly pungent or had to cut our two minutes’ worth of toothbrushing time short because we ran late before work, chances are we won’t spend the day smelling like cinnamon or mint. But when your child has bad breath, you have to […]

A Matter of the Mouth: Food, Pain, and What to Expect

December 17, 2021

As you and/or your child prepare for the coming appointment where your wires and brackets will be applied, it’s natural to feel on edge. Particularly for those who anticipate some level of pain, a fine thread of fear may even creep in, making it more difficult to feel excited for the orthodontic journey to come. […]

Perfecting Your Senior Pictures: When to Get Braces to Achieve a Picturesque Smile

November 18, 2021

The end of high school heralds the time wherein your child will officially embark upon adulthood, meaning you’ll want to immortalize every moment you can during those final years. And their senior pictures are especially likely to hold the attention of the whole family. Consequently, it makes sense that you and/or your child feel particularly […]