Practical Advice From an Orthodontist to a New Mom

Practical Advice From an Orthodontist to a New Mom

As a new mom, you have so many things to think about. It’s likely that oral health, dental care, and orthodontics for your new child are far down on your priority list – especially when your little one doesn’t even have any teeth yet! But it’s never too early to make...
What to Remember About Your Retainer

What to Remember About Your Retainer

The job of a retainer is straightforward: Keep the teeth in place. After orthodontic treatment, teeth have a tendency to want to move back to where they came from. It takes a while for the mouth to become accustomed to the new arrangement, and that’s why retainers are...
DIY Orthodontia: A New and Unfortunate Fad

DIY Orthodontia: A New and Unfortunate Fad

DIY is great – for certain things. While do-it-yourself has a place in the home, it doesn’t have a place when it comes to orthodontic care. Unfortunately, DIY orthodontia is a growing trend that’s doing more harm than good. Here’s what you should know about DIY braces...
Cutting Down Time in Braces: Accelerating Orthodontic Treatment

Cutting Down Time in Braces: Accelerating Orthodontic Treatment

“How can I make treatment go faster?” This is a common question from people undergoing orthodontic treatment. After all, no one likes wearing braces. What they want is the result at the end. Is there any way to make that happen faster? Yes, there is! Accelerating...