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4 Myths About Your Child’s Oral Hygiene Debunked

As you spend hours enjoying your baby’s toothless grin, their oral hygiene is the last thing on your mind. However, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, “one out of ten two-year-olds already have at least one cavity and by age five, nearly 50 percent of children have one or more cavities.” Reading statistics like

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Everything to Know About Baby & Toddler Dental Exams

Did you know that more than 25 percent of 4-year-olds have already had a cavity? Many parents don’t think about a child getting a cavity that young, but it’s possible and very common. How can you take preventative measures against cavities and other dental problems for your baby or toddler? Good oral care begins at

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Will Having Braces Really Fix My Problem?

It is important to have your teeth aligned because they can be harder to clean if they aren’t positioned properly. Gum disease and tooth decay are more likely to occur because of this. Also, increased pain can occur around the jaw and face if bites aren’t corrected. This is most likely because chewing and swallowing

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7 Ways to Keep Your Teeth Clean with Braces

Cleaning your teeth with braces can often be hassle. Elastics and wires make it harder to floss and brush. Food becomes lodged and more difficult to get rid of. And plaque seems to never stop building up. Not taking proper care of your teeth can lead to gum disease or gingivitis (inflammation of the gums),

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Are Adults Too Old For Braces?

The simple answer is no. Adults today are more likely to get braces for teeth corrections than before. The American Association of Orthodontists states that 1 in 5 patients for braces are over the age of 18. Usually childhood is when braces are introduced. This is because bites and teeth positioning can be easier to

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