Spring Clean Your Braces by Using Our Tips

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As you spring clean your house this year, keep your braces in mind! In fact, it’s best to include “spring clean your braces” on your to-do list. Spring cleaning your braces can help you have the top-notch appliance you need and it can help you have a successful and inconvenience-free orthodontic journey! To help you… Read more »

Tips for Choosing the Best Floss for Your Smile

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If you’re at the store wondering which floss to purchase for the best flossing technique possible, our dentist, Dr. , is happy to help you. If you use floss that is best for your smile, then you can have a proper and effective cleaning technique. So, as you’re browsing the aisle, it’s best to keep… Read more »

Occasionally, Braces Break

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Many improvements have been made in the functionality, effectiveness and comfort of braces in recent years. That being said, there are occasionally still problems with individual appliances. These problems could include broken brackets or wires, loose bands or brackets or wires sticking out. If you experience a problem with your braces, you may need to… Read more »

How Straight Teeth Can Improve Your Health

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Most people choose to straighten their teeth because they want a smile that they love to show off. While braces and other orthodontic treatments can certainly give you a more beautiful smile, did you know that straighter teeth can also improve your overall health? Well, it’s true! At , we care about our patients as… Read more »

Discourage Tooth Decay in the Back Teeth With Dental Sealants

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Your molars and premolars are the back teeth in your smile responsible for chewing up your food so that it can be easily swallowed and digested. However, if you noticed that these teeth have deep pits and grooves on their chewing surfaces, these help your teeth chew food but can also increase your risk of… Read more »

Gum Disease Prevention Calls for Thoroughly Flossing the Gumline

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Hardened tartar that buildups up near the periodontal tissues greatly contributes to your chances of suffering from gum disease. To help prevent this serious oral health problem from developing the American Dental Association recommends that you brush your teeth twice each day and floss at least once. An effective brushing technique calls for working the… Read more »

Wisdom Tooth Surgery

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If you have wisdom teeth to be pulled, you can have them removed in our office or be referred to a dental surgeon for surgery. Where you go will depend on the type and severity of procedures you need to have completed. Here are some things you can expect from your treatment: When the wisdom… Read more »

Got a Hawley Retainer? Here’s How to Care for It

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If you have a Hawley retainer, which is a removable appliance that is made of plastic and a metal wire and is custom made to fit your mouth, then you need to do everything you can to care for it. This is important because it needs to be in tip-top shape to keep your teeth… Read more »

Maintaining Healthy Gums After Treatment

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Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is a disorder impacting the pearly whites and gums with sacks of acids that can lead to tooth loss. Knowing gum disease signs can help you foil and cure it, so we’ve put together this post for you. Also called periodontal disease, gum disease is an inflammation of the… Read more »