4 Benefits of Tie-Less Braces (AKA The Damon System)

What is the Damon System? What are the benefits of tie-less braces? Have you ever seen a patient with tie-less braces? If you’ve been in braces and orthodontics long enough, you know the Damon System is one of the most common systems out there. In recent years, the use of tie-less braces has become more … Continue reading “4 Benefits of Tie-Less Braces (AKA The Damon System)”

The Different Types of Retainers After Braces

What are the different types of retainers? You will receive a retainer once you complete your braces treatment. You are probably wondering which retainer you will receive. This will be decided with the professional opinion of your dentist. We will go over three different types of retainers. Clear plastic retainer You can get a removable, … Continue reading “The Different Types of Retainers After Braces”

Whitening Your Teeth With Braces: What are Your Options?

Can I whiten my teeth with braces? What are my options? So, you want whiter teeth but have braces on. What are your options? A lot of people look for whitening solutions. The problem is that you may not know what solutions you can implement. It all depends on the type of braces you have … Continue reading “Whitening Your Teeth With Braces: What are Your Options?”

Top 3 Worst Habits for Your Teeth and Their Solutions

What are the worst habits for your teeth? What are some solutions? We all know that we’re supposed to brush our teeth twice a day for two minutes, floss once a day, and see the dentist every six months. But even following these guidelines doesn’t mean our teeth are invincible to problems. In fact, many … Continue reading “Top 3 Worst Habits for Your Teeth and Their Solutions”

What is A Crossbite? What are the Causes and Treatment?

What is a crossbite? A crossbite is a dental condition that occurs when one or more of a person’s teeth doesn’t fit correctly with the others. This causes them to bite on the sides of their mouth. This can cause difficulty in chewing and speaking and can lead to other dental problems. A crossbite can … Continue reading “What is A Crossbite? What are the Causes and Treatment?”

What are the Different Types of Braces I Can Get?

What are the different  of types of braces I can get? When it comes to the different types of braces, most people only think there’s one type of braces. But in reality, there are a variety of braces that all vary in how they work and in their appearance. Braces are all made of the … Continue reading “What are the Different Types of Braces I Can Get?”

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Teeth Grinding: How it Happens, Risk Factors, and How to Stop

What causes teeth grinding? How do I stop grinding my teeth? Teeth grinding is medically known as bruxism. Many people tend to clench their teeth here and there.  It becomes a serious problem when it evolves into a habit. This habit done regularly can cause some serious damage and even future complications in the mouth. … Continue reading “Teeth Grinding: How it Happens, Risk Factors, and How to Stop”

7 Fun Facts About Braces – Just For Fun!

What are some fun facts about braces? Braces are a pretty simple process. First, you get them put on by an orthodontist, wear them, and take them off. You may even wear your retainer after that. Many people have had braces, so you probably know someone who has them or who wears their retainer now. … Continue reading “7 Fun Facts About Braces – Just For Fun!”

5 Benefits of Early Orthodontic Care – Start Early!

What are the benefits of early orthodontic care? Early treatment is a great way to spot any problems within your child’s mouth and treat them before they turn into lifelong problems. It is also the answer to solving a lot of childhood problems, some things that can be cured with early orthodontic treatment might surprise … Continue reading “5 Benefits of Early Orthodontic Care – Start Early!”

Top 4 Things to Expect When Getting Your Braces Off

What should I expect when getting my braces off? Metal braces are one type of appliance that orthodontists use to straighten or correct the positioning of teeth that are misaligned. They can also close gaps between your teeth. People of all ages, including adults, can get braces. An alternative to metal is plastic invisible braces. … Continue reading “Top 4 Things to Expect When Getting Your Braces Off”