Food for thought: How your Thanksgiving dishes hurt/help your teeth

Food for thought: How your Thanksgiving dishes hurt/help your teeth

Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for friends, family, and life! It’s also a time to indulge in delicious foods like turkey, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. While it’s common knowledge that some of these foods are not friendly on the waistline,...
Understanding the Need for an Orthodontic Specialist

Understanding the Need for an Orthodontic Specialist

Like our pediatrician, many of us are quite particular about our family dentist. We come to trust them with our family’s oral health and get comfortable with their treatment, practices, and advice. But have you considered an Orthodontic Specialist? While the family...
Considering Orthodontic Treatment Part 4: Pulling Permanent Teeth

Considering Orthodontic Treatment Part 4: Pulling Permanent Teeth

After your initial exam with an orthodontic provider to check for misaligned teeth and a “bad bite,” one or more treatment plans will be presented. If your doctor recommends pulling any permanent teeth, it’s wise to stop and think twice. The question you should be...
Considering Orthodontic Treatment Part 1: When to Start

Considering Orthodontic Treatment Part 1: When to Start

You may have arrived at this post with your head spinning. You’re considering orthodontic treatment for yourself or a loved one, searching online for more information, feeling overwhelmed by the ever-changing techniques and treatment options, and looking for some...
How to Decrease the Cost of Braces

How to Decrease the Cost of Braces

Orthodontic treatment is an investment in health, self-confidence, and the future. It’s a significant monetary investment as well. After doing all the research and asking all the questions to find the right orthodontic provider, navigating the payment...