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Self-Improvement Month: Get the Smile You’ve Always Wanted!

September 17, 2019

The month of September ushers in all manner of renewal. As the fall season approaches, the world seems to reimagine itself in cooler air, breezing gently by and perhaps wafting with it the scent of pumpkin spice. Breathing a little deeper, you can close your eyes and let the season weave itself into a cocoon [...]

Braces Basics for Back to School

August 13, 2019

It’s natural for a parent to worry about their student’s well-being once the summer starts to close out. As you help them hoist their backpack over their shoulders and meet the school bus on time, you may be crossing your fingers that they keep both their chins and grades up as the academic challenges are [...]

Does my child need two phase orthodontic treatment?

July 31, 2019

When most people consider orthodontics, they imagine teenagers getting their first set, or adults who want to correct their smiles later in life. Rarely does the thought take you to a child who still has some baby teeth in their mouths. With that in mind, it may surprise you to learn that due to the [...]

Early Orthodontic Treatment: Answering All of Your Questions

June 7, 2019

It’s typical to see many children with braces around middle school or high school. In fact, braces are all but inherently associated with a child’s awkward, gawky early-teen phase, but did you know that earlier treatment can actually be beneficial to your child’s health down the line? It might not be as common to see [...]

3 Keys to Summer Survival With Braces

May 28, 2019

Shhh, do you hear that? It’s the sound of the ocean. The sound of the wind moving freely without classroom walls in its way. The blissful silence that follows the final bell, signaling the start of your summer break. It’s... the sound of freedom! That being said, with freedom comes a smidge of dental responsibility [...]

The importance of Good Oral Hygiene, and its Benefits.

April 2, 2019

It’s no surprise that good oral hygiene is important to anyone’s smile, as well as their general health and well-being. However, when braces are introduced into the equation, not only is it more difficult to maintain a healthy mouth, but it is even more important to do so, paying attention to healthy dental habits that [...]

New Year, New you, New Smile!

February 5, 2019

We see you, feeling pretty good about yourself, but still looking for that New Year’s resolution? Got your diet in check, already joined the gym.. What else is there? How about the perfect smile? Teeth tend to move over time, so whether you’ve had braces in the past and your smile isn't what it used [...]

How To Keep Your Invisible Aligners Clean

November 30, 2018

Being able to correct your teeth in a way that is both simple and hard to notice is just about a dream come true. The catch, of course, is that keeping your invisible aligners… well, invisible, takes at least a little bit of effort. And, with the holiday season comes a whole host of feasts […]

Brace yourself for a safe Thanksgiving meal

November 16, 2018

Eat and Enjoy: Approaching Your Thanksgiving Meal with Braces Tender teeth may feel like a hindrance on a holiday where all you want to do is sink your teeth into your family feast. But from turkey to corn on the cob to every other classic side dish and dessert, we want to assure you that [...]

Safety From Your Sweet Tooth: What Halloween Candy Should You Avoid If You Have Braces?

October 25, 2018

Sometimes, braces require strategy. And Halloween, in particular, is a landmine holiday full of candy and other edible goodies that have the dangerous potential to negatively impact your braces. At best, some candy may only make cleaning a more arduous task while, at worst, you’re actually putting yourself at risk for damaging or breaking your [...]