Orthondontics Blog

Teeth Grinding with Braces

Teeth Grinding with Braces

Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is a common dental issue that can be experienced by anyone at any time in their life. There’s no definitive cause for grinding, but we know it can be caused or become more pronounced with stress, sleep disorders, bite misalignment or other dental problems. And while it may not be dangerous to your health, teeth grinding can have detrimental impacts on your quality of life and the longevity of your smile.

CONTINUE READING >

Halloween With Braces

Tips For Healthy Teeth During Halloween With Braces Halloween is one of the most festive and fun times of the year. Who doesn’t like to dress up crazy, throw all your healthy eating habits out the window and scare up some fun with family and friends?

CONTINUE READING >

Playing Sports With Braces

Playing Sports With Braces The majority of patients who have braces, since many are adolescents and teenagers, are involved in some kind of physical activity, whether it’s high school sports, recreational sports or just simple exercise. And the first question most parents ask when braces are recommended by an…

CONTINUE READING >

Back to School with Braces

Back to School with Braces Going back to school is an exciting time for most kids. But it can also be stressful for students who got their braces over the summer. On top of worrying about what other kids are going to think about their new look, they have to…

CONTINUE READING >

When to Find an Orthodontist

Have you noticed kids with braces seem to be younger than they used to be? And it’s not just that we’re getting older! Even though most people think of preteens and teens when they think of orthodontics, there are good reasons your child should visit an orthodontist much sooner. Orthodontics can play a huge role in a young child’s health and overall appearance.

CONTINUE READING >

Keeping Braces in Good Condition this Summer

School is finally out and summer is the time for the kids to kick back and have some fun. Summer should be full of pools and Popsicles, lazy mornings and busy afternoons out in the yard. But while most of their routines are relaxed in the summer, it’s important that kids don’t slack too much on their oral care routine so their braces stay in good shape.

CONTINUE READING >