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.
Gaps in your teeth are noticeable. They may be natural or from an injury. Either way, gaps in teeth are fixable. They are not unhealthy but do pose a risk to oral health. Nasties from food detritus will cause cavities and bad breath braces. In this post, we’ll show you in a quick fashion why having braces with gaps in teeth is a valid option. Let’s get stuck in.
Braces are a big deal. Years of dedication are required to see results, and it’s important that you know the facts about your teeth before proceeding with this treatment option. You may have dental crowns installed or fillings, but what if you already had these fixed? Well, wonder no more because we’re going to lay out all the information for anyone interested in braces with crowns and other pre-fitted oral devices in their mouth. Let’s get looking.
Wearing a retainer is important to keep the teeth in their super new position. However, plastic can’t last forever and your retainer may stop fitting properly. This could be due to a number of reasons. In this post, we’ll take you through the reasons why your retainer won’t fit and what to do to correct it. Let’s get going.
Undergoing orthodontic braces is not to be taken lightly. Years of devices and wires, plastic aligners, or expanders, these take their toll on the mouth and oral region. Braces do wonders for self-esteem but sometimes you may face adverse reactions. In this post, we’ll take you through 5 side effects of wearing braces. Let’s get on it.
Board-certified indeed. Orthodontists are experts at tooth alignment. They know their stuff and have taken many exams after many years of further education. Jaw alignment and tooth position are all in the remit of these knowledgeable providers. You may think that would be enough, but for these oral warriors, there is more to be done. It is called board certification and its means they are the absolute best of the already best. In this post, we’ll show in a quick fashion what board-certified means and why you benefit as a patient. Let’s get to it.