Do’s and Don’ts of Halloween Candy with Braces

Do’s and Don’ts of Halloween Candy with Braces

What’s the scariest thing about Halloween? Haunted houses? Ghost stories? Frightening costumes?  For dentists and orthodontists like me, it’s the candy. Keeping braces clean at the best of times is a challenge. With mountains of candy that can potentially damage...
Tips for An Athlete with Braces

Tips for An Athlete with Braces

Getting braces is a big deal and a big investment.  It changes what we can eat and how we take care of our teeth for a significant amount of time.  However, it doesn’t change everything! In fact, you’ll find you do everything you did before – just with an added level...
Tech That Can Improve Your Kids’ Teeth Brushing

Tech That Can Improve Your Kids’ Teeth Brushing

Parents are always looking for ways to make toothbrush time more fun for the little ones. Fortunately, the digital age has brought along with it a number of fun gadgets, games, and apps to do just that. Here’s some tech that parents can check out if they’re looking to...
Flossing: Simple Task, Major Impact

Flossing: Simple Task, Major Impact

Did you know that a little piece of string is powerful enough to save your teeth, and maybe even your life? Sounds crazy, but it’s true. I’m talking, of course, about dental floss. Though we all know by now that we’re supposed to floss daily, many of us still skip...
Snoring or Sleep Apnea?

Snoring or Sleep Apnea?

You have a partner or a child who snores. Is it just snoring, or is it sleep apnea? Is it a big deal, or should you just ignore it? Here’s what you should know about snoring and sleep apnea. How to Tell the Difference We’re all familiar with snoring. Snoring is simply...