Practical On The Go Cleaning Tips For Your Orthodontic Appliances

Summer is a time for relaxation, travel and fun activities, but it’s essential to remember that your orthodontic care doesn’t take a vacation just because you do. Whether you are enjoying a home-based staycation, operating at a relaxed pace or traveling abroad, maintaining your braces, aligners and other orthodontic appliances needs to remain a priority. Here are some practical tips... read more »

Top 4 Dental Problems Exposed And How To Prevent Them

Dental health is an essential aspect of overall well-being. Understanding the most common dental issues and how to prevent them can save you from pain, inconvenience and expensive treatments. Last month we took a deep dive into dental plaque causing cavities; this month, we analyze four additional top dental problems and offer effective strategies geared toward their prevention. 1. Gum... read more »

Professional Orthodontic Bite Correction: More Than Just A Pretty Smile

Orthodontic bite correction is often associated with achieving a straight, attractive smile. However, the benefits of correcting bite issues extend far beyond mere aesthetics. A properly aligned bite plays a crucial role in overall health, influencing everything from oral hygiene to digestive health and psychological well-being. In this blog, we will explore the multifaceted health advantages of orthodontic bite correction,... read more »

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Lurking Dental Plaque

What do you know about dental plaque formation? Comprised of an ever-developing biofilm of bacteria that is both sticky and colorless, plaque is always trying to form over your pearly whites. Although it might appear harmless, plaque is a major contributor to various dental problems, such as cavities and gum disease. Understanding how plaque forms, its effects on your mouth... read more »

Dispelling the More Popular Myths About Orthodontic Treatment

Orthodontic treatment has seen remarkable progress in recent years, yet misconceptions persist, potentially deterring interested patients from seeking the orthodontic care they need for a healthier, more aligned smile. This blog post aims to debunk some popular, prevalent myths surrounding orthodontic treatment, shedding light on topics ranging from treatment duration to age considerations. By clarifying these misconceptions, we hope you... read more »

How to Make the Most of National Dental Care Month 2024

Every May, dental professionals and oral health advocates unite to celebrate National Dental Care Month. This observance serves as a pivotal moment to highlight the importance of maintaining good oral hygiene and to encourage habits that prevent dental diseases. The inception of National Dental Care Month traces back to dental communities that aimed to increase awareness about oral health and... read more »

Surprising Ways Your Seasonal Allergies Can Affect Your Oral Health

With the blossoming of spring, while we welcome the vibrant blooms and greener landscapes, many of us also brace for the onset of seasonal allergies. This period, characterized by the widespread dispersal of pollen, can lead to the familiar symptoms of sneezing, congestion and itchy eyes. However, what’s less widely recognized is the impact of these allergies on oral health.... read more »

The Latest High Quality Orthodontic Innovations for a Radiant Smile

As the world blooms into another spring season, it’s the perfect time to rejuvenate and refresh, not just our surroundings but ourselves as well. This month, we want to focus on something that radiates positivity and confidence—our smiles. With the rapid evolution of orthodontic technology, achieving that perfect smile is now more accessible and efficient than ever before. From virtually... read more »

Uplifting Oral Health Observances From An Orthodontic Perspective

March ushers in the freshness of spring, symbolizing renewal and growth. It’s a time when we instinctively embark on spring cleaning, tidying up our homes and rejuvenating our surroundings. However, it’s not just our homes that deserve this revitalizing touch; our oral health routines can benefit from a spring refresh too. March is a pivotal month in the dental health... read more »

Thank Your Amazing Dental Assistant And Eat More Nutrient-Rich Foods

March holds a special place in the hearts of dental professionals and patients alike, as it marks Dental Assistants Recognition Week. This week is dedicated to celebrating the invaluable contributions your dental assistant makes to the dental practice, ensuring its smooth operation and enhancing your care and treatment. In essence, hard-working dental assistants are the backbone of every dental office,... read more »