What You Need to Know About Eating With Braces

Posted on May 14, 2024

If you’ve made the commitment to braces, you want to get the best results possible. In order to make that happen, you need to follow all of the recommendations of your orthodontist. According to the National Library of Medicine, roughly 4% of children need braces. Here are some tips on foods to avoid and foods… Read more »

Proper Brushing and Flossing With Braces

Posted on May 13, 2024

Many young people have received braces for straight teeth. Orthodontic care is the best way to correct crooked teeth, bite issues, and other problems. According to How Stuff Works, roughly 45% of children need braces. The results you’ll get with braces are greatly based on the dental hygiene you practice during care, though. Here are… Read more »

4 Orthodontist-Approved Tips for Early Gum Disease Prevention

Posted on May 7, 2024

Gum disease remains one of the most prevalent oral diseases among adults. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around half of adults 30 and older have gum disease. One of the best methods for dealing with gum disease is early prevention. Here, we’ll give you some tips for preventing gum disease. 1…. Read more »

5 Tips for Helping Your Child Prevent Dental Emergencies

Posted on May 6, 2024

Your local pediatric dentist is available for both emergencies and regular dental care. Dental emergencies can happen at any time, from trips and falls to sports injuries. Here are some tips to help prevent these dental injuries from happening to your child. 1. Watch Their Diet According to AHIP, over 34 million school hours are… Read more »

Overbite and Underbite: What You Need to Know

Posted on May 3, 2024

Many parents take their children to a kids orthodontist to get braces. They do this for a number of reasons, but the second most common one, besides wanting their child to have straight teeth, is an overbite, according to Verywell Health. But that leads to the question — what is an overbite? How does it… Read more »

Factors That Affect the Length of Your Child’s Ortho Treatment

Posted on April 30, 2024

Orthodontic treatment is an umbrella term encompassing every type of treatment from an orthodontist, like braces. Most people have to wear braces for an average of two years, according to Nemours. However, several factors impact how long your child’s treatment plan will take. In this article, we’ll cover everything you should know about the various… Read more »

My Child Stopped Wearing Their Retainer. What Do We Do?

Posted on April 29, 2024

Orthodontic services typically require children to wear retainers to help their teeth get into alignment. According to Web MD, people may wear retainers for 12 to 23 hours daily. Children often struggle with this, but it’s essential to know what to do once you discover your child hasn’t been wearing theirs. This article will cover… Read more »

How to Prepare Your Child for Their First Dentist Appointment

Posted on April 26, 2024

Your child’s first dentist appointment is a fun experience. These appointments are necessary to help lay the foundation for excellent oral health. Most children are still very young when they head to a children’s dentist. Your child’s first visit should occur after their first tooth and their first birthday at the latest, according to AAO…. Read more »

3 Key Reasons Why Pediatric Dentist Appointments Are So Important

Posted on February 20, 2024

Scheduling pediatric dentist appointments early on and sticking to them is one of the best things you can do for your child’s health. You may wonder if they’re necessary at such a young age or figure you can put them off. However, there are some compelling reasons to make dental care a priority right away…. Read more »

What Are the Telltale Signs of a Decaying Tooth?

Posted on February 14, 2024

Have you noticed any changes in your child’s teeth recently? Small problems today could turn into big toothaches tomorrow if you ignore the early warning signs of tooth decay. Knowing what a decaying tooth looks and feels like can help you get ahead of the damage before it’s too late. Read on to learn more… Read more »

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