Brushing is an art that requires patience and thoroughness. How quickly or forcefully you brush your teeth matters less than how many minutes you spend making sure you reach all the surfaces. During this holiday, use the break to retrain yourself on the best brushing techniques!
Nov 11, 2016
Save Your Time
To reduce the amount of time it'll take to complete your orthodontic treatment, visit your orthodontist early, around the age of 7.
Nov 9, 2016
Your teeth will shift throughout your life, regardless of whether you've worn braces before. To ensure your teeth stay straight, wear your retainer as often as possible.
Nov 7, 2016
Got Braces? Get This
Lip balm helps soothe dry lips, which is especially important if you're suffering from a cold, or living in dry and/or cold places.
Nov 4, 2016
Even monsters need to wear retainers
Nov 2, 2016
It's a Two Way Street
Successful orthodontic treatment requires a consistent effort by both the orthodontist and the patient.
Oct 31, 2016
Of Contact Sports and Brackets…
It’s no secret: Contact sports can put your mouth in harm’s way even if you don’t wear braces. Be sure to ask your dentist or orthodontist for a custom mouth guard so that your teeth stay protected.
Oct 28, 2016
12,000 Strong and Counting!
As of this second, the American Association of Orthodontists has more than 12,000 members in the United States, Canada and abroad spreading smiles around the world.
Oct 26, 2016
How old is too old for braces?
There's no such thing as too old for braces! Although most people get braces when they are teens, some people start as early as kindergarten or as late as adulthood.