Brushing your teeth twice a day for 2 minutes each time is very important for any oral hygiene routine. However, this is even more important at night time and especially for those with braces! When we’re sleeping, our body reduces the amount of saliva production.
There are so many reasons to smile during the summer! The days are longer, the sun shines brighter and of course, there are plenty of delicious summer treats to go around! Just because you have braces this summer doesn’t mean you have to forgo indulging in some summer favourites! We want to help by giving you some snack suggestions that are safe for braces and delicious for the whole family to enjoy!
Congratulations! After months of discomfort, diet restrictions, and sitting through brace replacements at the orthodontist, you finally have the perfect smile. It is important to not put everything you went through to waste by protecting your smile.
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! For people wearing braces, this can be a complicated holiday. While you won’t be able to dive into a box of mystery chocolates as you may have done in years passed,
When you first have braces applied to your teeth, you may be nervous about something going wrong during your treatment time. Try not to stress! True orthodontic emergencies are extremely rare.
Happy New Year! When considering how you’re going to make 2020 your best year yet, don’t forget about your smile. Good oral health habits are the secret to achieving the beautiful results you’re hoping your clear aligners will bring you, as well as maintaining good overall health for a lifetime. If you’re an Invisalign patient, check out these resolutions that are sure to keep you smiling all year long.
Getting braces is an exciting step in obtaining a beautiful smile. Once they’re on, however, it’s important to avoid certain foods to protect your brackets and wires, as well as prevent tooth decay. Taking care of your braces means less trips to the dentist and less time waiting for the smile of your dreams. Here are some foods to steer clear of this holiday season while wearing braces:
The holidays can be a complicated time for those wearing braces as they try to relax and enjoy the season, while also caring for their orthodontic appliances. Why not help your family members with braces maintain good oral health this holiday season by surprising them with thoughtful, orthodontic-friendly gifts? Check out these 5 gift ideas your loved ones are sure to find useful.
Most people think that wearing braces can significantly alter one’s appearance. If this is the case, use it as an embellishment, a decoration, or an accessory – whatever you’d like to call it. The colour of your traditional metal braces is an important choice, just as selecting the right pair of shoes with a certain dress might be.