Check Out These Tips To Help You Prevent and Handle Orthodontic Emergencies and Accidents

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Whether you are wearing braces or clear aligners to straighten your teeth, accidents can happen, potentially leaving you dealing with an orthodontic emergency. With proper planning, however, you can be prepared for just about anything! And you will definitely want to take care of anything that comes up with your orthodontic device. Top Three Causes of Orthodontic Emergencies 1. Biting... read more »

What Happens to Your Health and Smile When Putting Off Your Biannual Dental Cleanings and Exams?

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Because of the pandemic (and occasionally dental anxiety just from going to the dentist), patients may find themselves tempted to skip a dental appointment or two, especially if they are not currently having any acute dental problems. But skipping those routine dental cleanings can also put one’s oral health and overall health at risk! It is because tooth decay and... read more »

What You Need To Know About Malocclusions

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When people think of orthodontics, they tend to visualize teeth straightening using metal braces or clear plastic aligners. But orthodontics is about more than just beautifully straightened teeth. It also corrects a misaligned bite! Malocclusions are what we orthodontists call “mismatched teeth” or jaw problems because of a misaligned bite. It is also more common than you might think! Around... read more »

Smile With Us on National Smile Power Day on June 15th!

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Did you know that a big investment you can make in your overall health and self-confidence is to make sure you have a healthy smile? June 15th is National Smile Power Day, and it’s a great time to become more aware of the many benefits of having a healthy, confident smile wherever you go! The Psychology and Physiology of Smiling... read more »

Are You Experiencing Jaw Pain? Orthodontic Treatment May Be the Solution for You!

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Did you know that braces can help people who are experiencing relentless jaw pain? Having a sore jaw is often a symptom of tooth problems that can benefit from orthodontics. Jaw pain can also arise from problems like headaches, sinus pain, and arthritis. For example, you might have pain from cavities or gum disease that have made their way to... read more »

Graduation and Wedding Days Are the Perfect Occasion to Whitening Your Smile!

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Did you know that your smile is one of the first things people notice about you, leaving them with first impressions about your health, intelligence, societal status, and attractiveness? Making sure your smile looks its best is a quick way to boost your self-confidence and stand out from the crowd, whether interacting with others or smiling for close-up photos to... read more »

Clean Your Teeth in Braces With the Help of a Water Flosser!

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When you or your child wear braces, you want to make sure you take good care of your teeth while they are in braces so that when they come off, your smile can be healthy and beautiful! You already know about needing to brush thoroughly daily to get rid of food particles and bacterial plaque, but now more than ever,... read more »

Spring Has Sprung! Call Today To Schedule Your Spring Dental Cleaning!

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Spring is officially here! Along with the shifting, warmer weather and blossoming trees and bushes (hello, allergies!), spring feels like a time of change, growth, and prosperity. Spring is a time when many of us are excited to clean out our closets, get rid of old clutter and cobwebs in the home, and start some fun projects around the house.... read more »

Early Orthodontic Intervention Can Help Your Teen Get the Smile They Want

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Teens who are happy with their smiles have more success socially with their peers as well as in their school work and other activities, thanks to their increased self-confidence. Conversely, teens who are self-conscious or embarrassed by their smiles tend to struggle as adolescence can be a challenging time. Orthodontic Evaluation We recommend having your child’s teeth evaluated to see... read more »

Celebrate Our Dentists and Dental Assistants the Month of March!

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March is the month for the dental community. Every year at this time, we honor National Dentist’s Day (March 6th) and Dental Assistants Recognition Week in the first full week in March (March 7-13, 2021). These days recognize and say thank you to our fellow dentists and dental assistants for helping people take great care of their teeth. Spring is... read more »