We will show you in the post how to floss with a permanent retainer to avoid tarter build up. Anyone who understands what wearing braces for years has experienced the pain that it brings and the hardship it poses when it comes to cleaning the teeth. Apart from the pain, there are other embarrassing moments that come up when you wear braces. For instance, you might find yourself smiling to your friends, and your brackets and wires are full of food. If you have experienced some of these embarrassing moments, you know that the journey with the braces to the point of removing them cannot be for anything less than a perfect smile.
Hawley Retainer, also named a metal retainer by some is used when an orthodontic treatment has been completed, it is common for a Hawley retainer to be fitted and used. If you are unfamiliar or new to orthodontic work, then you may be wondering what is Hawley retainer? The cost, colors and care. Knowing more about this retainer along with listening to your orthodontist will help you in deciding if this is the right retainer for you or your family.
What is the best toothpaste for braces? This is a question that you’ve probably found yourself wondering. In this article, we’ll explore everything you need to know about the best toothpaste to use whilst wearing braces and give you the answers you need.
It’s essential to keep your teeth in good condition while wearing braces. You can do this by using the right kind of toothpaste, which will also make sure that you have healthy gums and a clean mouth. Not to mention a great result when the braces are removed. In this post we’ll show you what toothpaste is best when wearing braces. Lets get looking.
Flossing and oral hygiene go together. While wearing a retainer can be a hard and cumbersome experience. All the places normally reachable without retainers blocking the way are now hard to find and harder to clean. If you go without a proper cleaning regime you end up with issues like tooth decay and gum disease. In this post, we’ll show you how to get around the difficulties of flossing with a retainer. Let’s get looking.
Diabetes is a serious and often overlooked disease. It can lead to the development of oral health problems such as tooth decay, which will affect your ability to get orthodontic treatment years down the road if you don’t take care now. In this post, we’ll show you the links between diabetes and orthodontic treatment. Let’s get going.
Orthodontic treatment is only effective if you maintain your perfect smile with a retainer. However, it’s no surprise that maintaining this will require some extra appointments down the line to replace retainers and fix any issues found in them like teeth shifting or warping of frames. In this post, we’ll show you 5 reasons why you need to replace your retainer. Let’s get going.
Tongue thrust is a common issue and is linked to orthodontics. Children who have this issue will eventually get ‘Open Bite.’ In this post, we’ll show you the basics of tongue thrust and why you should correct it before dental issues occur.
We’ve all had that experience of being transferred from one doctor’s office to another, only for them not even to be there when you arrive. You start treatment with the first doctor and before long they disappear without any warning or explanation as to why this happened. Patients often complain end up dealing with three different orthodontists during their two-year treatment. In this post, we’ll take you through why an independent orthodontist is key to oral health success. Let’s get looking.
An electric toothbrush is a MUST. There are many reasons for brushing your teeth, but one of the most important ones is that it makes them much cleaner. People with braces have to be extra careful about their oral hygiene because they’re always dealing with toothpaste and food particles getting stuck in tiny crevices around those brackets. When people who wear braces put some thought into how best to clean every nook, a toothbrush becomes important. In this post, we’ll take you through the best electric toothbrush for braces. Let’s get looking.
A gummy smile can be caused by many things, but for some, it is something they are born with. One way to fix this problem though is going and seeing an orthodontist who may have the solution. Check out what our blog post has in store for you about how to make a gummy smile disappear right away.