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Don’t Spend St. Patrick’s Day at the Dentist!

Don’t Spend St. Patrick’s Day at the Dentist!

Whether you are Irish or not, St. Patrick’s Day is filled with green garb, celebrations , and maybe even a little drinking. But beware the Ideas of March! Believe it or not, emergency dental visits jump by 77% the after St. Patrick’s Day each year. The main culprit? Drunken fighting and clumsiness. Here are a…

The Scoop on Dental Implants

The Scoop on Dental Implants

Many people looking to improve their smile are faced with the challenge of addressing missing teeth.   Whether the cause is injury, dental problems, or genetics, missing teeth can greatly impact the function and feel of your mouth. There are three options to fill the gaps in your smile: dentures, bridges, and dental implants.  Dentures are…

Skip the Soft Drinks! Sodas and Orthodontics are a Recipe for Disaster

Skip the Soft Drinks! Sodas and Orthodontics are a Recipe for Disaster

It’s no secret that soft drinks can hardly be considered healthy no matter who you’re asking, but did you know that they’re particularly bad for your orthodontics? You may not realize that soft drinks, including diet drinks, sports drinks, energy drinks, and fruit juices, contain high levels of acid which can wreck havoc on your…

Is Invisalign for Me?

Is Invisalign for Me?

Invisalign products have revolutionized the teeth straightening process. Whether you are looking to change your smile, or you’re trying to choose an option for your child or teen, we understand there’s a lot to consider. Responsibility Unlike regular orthodontics, Invisalign products are removable. If you might forget to wear your retainers on a regular basis…

Caring for Your Invisalign Trays

Caring for Your Invisalign Trays

If you’ve been in to see your orthodontist recently and you’ve discovered that Invisalign is the best option for you, the first thing you and your doctor will do is take impressions of your teeth so that your aligners can be custom made for your mouth. After you receive your first set of Invisalign aligners,…

New Braces? Here are Some Foods That You Should Avoid

New Braces? Here are Some Foods That You Should Avoid

There are plenty of differences between childhood and adolescence: from how kids versus preteens spend their time to how much influence parents have on their choices. But one thing you’ll need to vigilant about after you tween, preteen or teenager gets braces, is what they eat. You might already have established healthy eating habits for…