Pain in the Mouth: Addressing Tooth, Joint, and Muscle Pain

Pain in the Mouth: Addressing Tooth, Joint, and Muscle Pain

Mouth pain isn’t just unpleasant, it’s a sign that something’s wrong. That’s why you should never ignore mouth pain, whether you feel it in the tooth, jaw joint, or surrounding muscle. Here are some common types of pain associated with the mouth – and what you can do...
Ready, Set, Go! The Basics of Accelerated Orthodontic Treatment

Ready, Set, Go! The Basics of Accelerated Orthodontic Treatment

Accelerated orthodontic treatment is one topic I have been very interested in throughout my career. Speeding up orthodontic treatment safely and reliably is very complicated, but it is powerful to know these four accelerators. 1. It’s all about the timing. The...
Three Things to Consider Before You Choose an Orthodontist

Three Things to Consider Before You Choose an Orthodontist

In this day and age, consumers are provided with more choices than ever. From which travel website to use to which toothpaste is best, the options seem limitless. On the surface, this seems like a good thing, and in many ways it is, but the sheer volume of choices...
Know Your Appliances (Outside of the Kitchen)

Know Your Appliances (Outside of the Kitchen)

If you have been, or are preparing to go, to the orthodontist, it can be overwhelming to see and hear all of the treatment options available. Just google, “orthodontic appliances” and you will see countless metal and plastic pieces that can go in your mouth. To make...