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Going With The Flow Of A Water Flosser

June 10, 2020

Also referred to as oral irrigators, water flossers date back to 1962 when Colorado dentist Gerald Moyer was assisted by hydraulic engineer John Mattingly to design a water-based dental apparatus. The resulting design embraced the power of pressurized water to clean and strengthen the gums, as well as remove surface-level plaque. Since then, water flossers […]

Digitally Designing Your Dream Smile

March 10, 2020

As time progresses, the modern technology available to ensure both the comfort and success of orthodontic realignment processes only continues to get better. From traditional braces to ceramic alternatives and the prominent rise of clear aligners, patients and dental specialists alike are finding new ways to further customize treatment plans. And today, that technology has […]

Brushing Up On Braces Care: Children’s Dental Health Month

February 10, 2020

While every opportunity is available for you to teach your young ones about proper dental hygiene, February itself is a special month wherein professional educators and dental providers alike come together to promote these lessons in both hygiene and care. In fact, this year marks the 75th Children’s Dental Health Month, meaning it’s the perfect […]

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 [...]