Blog   •   May 28, 2020

Importance of Regular Dental Checkups

For one’s health, a periodic dental checkup is critical. They not only keep your gums and teeth safe but they also ensure optimal long-term health and hygiene. Visiting the dentist regularly is necessary, at least once every 6 months, and not only if you’ve been having an oral issue that remain to be remedied. So […]

Blog   •   March 13, 2020

What Is an Impacted Tooth?

Many children and teens are diagnosed with this common dental condition. You may have heard people say they had an impacted tooth when they were younger. But what does that actually mean? What Is an Impacted Tooth? An impacted tooth is any tooth (not just wisdom teeth) that hasn’t erupted (come in) where it isn’t […]

Blog   •   September 13, 2019

What Is Decalcification & How Can I Prevent It?

With a little extra time and care, you can prevent those little decalcified white spots from forming. It’s a day everyone in orthodontics dreams of: the exciting time when your braces finally come off! For some, though, thoughts of finally biting into an apple are replaced with concern over small, white marks left on your […]

Blog   •   August 23, 2019

Orthodontics Can Fix These Common Bite Problems

While everyone’s bite is unique, many people suffer from some form of bite misalignment. Here are a few common problems that can be corrected with braces. Few people are born with a “perfect” smile. With a little help, modern orthodontics can help the rest of us get a picture-perfect smile and a functional bite. While […]

Blog   •   August 1, 2019

What Causes Bad Breath?

Bad breath isn’t fun for anyone. Here are a few causes and some ideas to keep your breath fresh. Sometimes bad breath is the result of a garlicky dinner or morning coffee but sometimes it’s caused by a chronic condition called halitosis. If you have persistent bad breath that doesn’t go away even after brushing […]