Archive for the ‘ Orthodontics ’ Category

Bounce Back To A Straighter Smile

As helpful as braces can be in aligning and straightening the smile, sometimes they just aren’t effective enough on their own. Often, there are issues with your bite alignment or the placement of your teeth that means you’ll need more than braces alone. When your orthodontist comes across issues such as these, they will often […]

How to Help Your Child Get Through A Dental Impression

If your child needs a retainer or other prosthetic or appliance, they will need to have a dental impression made. We all know that impressions are never pleasant and can be uncomfortable, especially for children. It is likely that your child won’t be a fan of the process either, so you are probably wondering how […]

How Do I Know If My Child Needs Early Phase Braces?

The average age that a child will get their braces on is between 11 & 12. Sometimes we see children as young as 6 or 7 with a full set of braces on. Some may think that the parents of these children just wanted to start the process early, or that it is some kind […]

Tooth brushing Tips for Toddlers

As a parent, you play a key role in your child’s oral health. It is important to practice proper oral hygiene while your child is still young. If you have a toddler, you know that brushing your child’s teeth can be tough. The trick is finding a way to make brushing their teeth enjoyable rather […]

3 Ways to Take Care of Your Retainer

You just got your braces off and now you can’t wait to show off your new pearly whites. However, your orthodontist just told you that you have to start wearing your retainer. You are a tad reluctant, but you realize the importance the retainer has on your teeth in keeping them in the perfect condition. […]