Making Halloween Healthy For Your Teeth

  HALLOWEEN is one of the most highly anticipated holidays of the year, and it’s almost here! This holiday sees kids, teens, and even adults consuming far more sugar than they would any other time, coming in second only to Easter. The problem with this is that sugar is the favorite food of the harmful bacteria living in our mouths, …

Why Does Food Taste Funny After Brushing?

HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED why certain foods taste unpleasant after brushing your teeth in the morning? Most of us have experienced that bitter sensation a time or two, but what exactly causes it? Your Mint Toothpaste Flavor Isn’t To Blame It’s a common misconception that mint-flavored toothpaste causes the unpleasant taste when eating that first meal after brushing. In reality, …

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Follow The Rules…Take Care of Your Appliances!

We know that you are ready to reveal that perfect smile, but you should be warned – damaged appliances can increase the length of your treatment process, so be sure to take good care of them. Your teeth and jaw can only move into their correct positions if you consistently wear the rubber bands, headgear, retainer, or other appliances prescribed …

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Playing Sports With Braces

We have great news for all you athletes out there! You can still play sports even while undergoing orthodontic treatment – with one little rule. We highly recommend that you wear a mouth guard to protect your teeth and your appliance while playing – whether in a real game, or just playing around. Let us know if you need help …