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Things You Should Know Before Getting Your Braces

For the longest time, braces were only worn by the awkward kids in school and were a target of everyone else’s jokes. But as with everything else, the allure of braces has grown tremendously in recent years, thanks to technological advances that not only made them more effective but also allowed the introduction of “cool” features like fun band colors and customizable patterns.  Other functional inventions like clear brace aligners have also [...]

December 7th, 2021|Categories: Orthodontics, Tips|Tags: , , , |

What is the Ideal Age For Braces?

Many parents only think about getting braces for their children when it becomes obvious that their teeth are crooked. However, waiting until these signs are visible (usually around the ages of 9-12), means that you miss out on a number of not-so-obvious problems that may also require braces.  Generally, kids orthodontists recommend taking your child for an orthodontic evaluation when they are around 6 or 7 years old, even before all their [...]

November 2nd, 2021|Categories: Orthodontics, Tips|Tags: , , |

When is it Time to Replace a Toothbrush?

How often do you change your toothbrush? It is normal for us to restock essential minerals and vitamins, change beauty products and get rid of expired food. Unfortunately, our dental hygiene often gets the least amount of attention compared to other areas of our routine. Fortunately, we are here to help. Below are general tips and guidelines you should follow to maintain optimal dental health. When to change your toothbrush According to [...]

October 5th, 2021|Categories: Dental, Tips|Tags: , , , |

What are the Medical Benefits of Braces?

In modern times, braces have become a common solution for misaligned teeth. However, apart from straightening teeth and providing beautiful smiles, there are plenty of health benefits that teenagers and adults alike can derive from wearing braces. These include: Improved Bite While braces are commonly worn to fix crooked teeth, they are also effective when it comes to correcting a poorly aligned bite. A ‘bite’ is a dental term that describes the [...]

September 13th, 2021|Categories: Dental, Orthodontics, Tips|Tags: , , , |

Why Dental Fillings Are Important

Statistics from the National Institute of Health indicate that over 78% of people are more likely to develop tooth decay before their 17th birthday. Poor dental health and hygiene are the main culprits as far as tooth cavities are concerned. If you don’t observe the guidelines of oral health and hygiene, you are prone to lose the enamel of your teeth gradually. The enamel is the hard, outer layer of the teeth [...]

August 3rd, 2021|Categories: Dental, Tips|Tags: , , , |

How Oral Health Affects Your Heart Health

The link between oral health and heart health is often not understood by the common person. However, research has shown that the two are very closely related. According to the American Heart Association, brushing your teeth at least twice a day can significantly reduce the probability of cardiovascular diseases. In a recent study, researchers who observed the oral hygiene habits of 682 people found that individuals who did not brush their teeth [...]

July 6th, 2021|Categories: Orthodontics, Tips|Tags: , , |