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Orthodontics

17 05, 2017

What are DIY Braces and Are They Safe?

By | 2018-05-29T17:05:22+00:00 May 17th, 2017|

If you’ve been on YouTube anytime lately, you’ve probably spotted videos on the subject of DIY braces. Yes…being your own orthodontist, right in your home.   Unfortunately, a lot of these DIY channels encourage some pretty risky ideas. For example, some “DIY experts” say [...]

29 03, 2017

Early Consultation With The Orthodontist!

By | 2017-06-14T19:41:57+00:00 March 29th, 2017|

Perhaps you remember visiting to the orthodontist as a teenager, having brackets and wire attached, or going back to have them tightened. If you are waiting till the teenage years to take your child for an orthodontic consultation, you might be waiting too long. The [...]

23 12, 2016

Thumb Sucking: The Good, the Bad, the Tips to Stop

By | 2017-06-14T20:36:53+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|

The Good Sarah Gavin's 3-year-old daughter Emma was a thumb-sucker from day one -- literally. Tucked away in her baby book is an ultrasound image of Emma sucking her thumb in the womb. "It makes her feel safe and comfortable," Gavin says. "I can tell it helps soothe her [...]

28 11, 2016

The Wisdom on Wisdom Teeth: What You Should Do

By | 2017-06-15T21:19:45+00:00 November 28th, 2016|

What are Wisdom Teeth ? With age comes wisdom. Specifically, wisdom teeth. Your mouth goes through many changes in your lifetime. One major dental milestone that usually takes place between the ages of 17 and 21 is the appearance of your third molars. Historically, these [...]

21 09, 2016

So Can You Stop Flossing …or Not?

By | 2017-06-15T21:55:43+00:00 September 21st, 2016|

So Can You Stop Flossing…or Not? Just about everybody saw the news headlines when the news came out about the fact that flossing was being dropped from federal health guidelines. If you didn’t like flossing before, it seems as if you have the best excuse [...]

4 08, 2016

Even Hollywood Stars Suffer from Dental Emergencies

By | 2018-01-11T22:02:09+00:00 August 4th, 2016|

Dental Emergencies Even the hottest celebrities aren’t immune from dental emergencies ! In mid-July, Kim Kardashian chipped one of her front teeth before a night out on the town in Las Vegas. What did she do when it happened? Share it on SnapChat, of [...]

26 07, 2016

Are Crooked Teeth Causing Your TMJ Disorder?

By | 2017-06-16T15:49:27+00:00 July 26th, 2016|

Crooked Teeth & TMJ Disorder Do crooked teeth play more of a role than just impacting the appearance of your smile? You might be surprised! Crooked teeth can make you more susceptible to problems like tooth decay and gum disease because of how difficult they [...]