Start The Year Right With a Dental Checkup

2021-01-20T00:28:39+00:00January 20th, 2021|Categories: Dental, Tips|Tags: , |

Ideally, going for a dental checkup should be top of your new year's resolutions, among other habits like eating healthy and working out. If it isn't, it's probably because you have some dentophobia - that well-ingrained fear of dental appointments rooted in nightmarish visits when you were little. But, as you've probably heard so many times during these pandemic times, never succumb to your fears, no matter how daunting they appear. Matter of fact, modern dental services are so advanced that you can literally get multiple teeth removed without feeling an iota of pain - a far cry from those past days when the thought of visiting a dentist was [...]

What Parents Should Know About Invisalign for Teens

2019-02-26T03:42:56+00:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Orthodontics|Tags: , , , , , , |

Orthodontics are usually a 'rite of passage' for teens having issues with misaligned teeth or their jaws that want to have them corrected. Problems with orthodontics can affect the ability of the average person to be able to eat food, to speak normally. It also increases the potential risk of sustaining dental injuries, in addition to even altering appearance. Traditionally, orthodontic treatment would mean that you get metal braces fixed to your teeth by a qualified orthodontist to straighten them out, with a retainer that is used after to maintain the effect. Some teens don't particularly love the idea of getting braces and may not want the traditional metal type. [...]

The Importance of Orthodontics for Children

2019-01-17T08:26:35+00:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Orthodontics|Tags: , , , , |

Braces are important for straightening teeth and can give children, teens, and adults a straight and beautiful smile. While that is important, there are also many other reasons why orthodontics can be helpful, especially for children. Braces can be good for oral health and are important when it comes to aligning the teeth and jaw and preventing other problems (tooth decay, problems chewing) that could prove tougher to deal with later and could cause long term issues. Signs That A Child Requires Orthodontic Treatment While some children may benefit from braces, others may find that they don't need them. Regularly going to the dentist will help determine if orthodontic treatment [...]