Children and Orthodontic Care

The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that all children get a check-up with an orthodontist no later than age 7. Dentist visits are important as well, but orthodontists are able to catch problems a dentist might not have the ability to detect. There are many reasons for this, but here are a few of the… Read more »

Braces: What to Expect

Braces used to be associated negatively among children many years ago. Names like “brace face” and “metal mouth” were common phrases exchanged among school children. Today, between 50-70 percent of American children between the ages of 6-18 have braces, and society has learned to embrace the “brace face.” Getting braces can be scary and it… Read more »

Keep Your Mouth Healthy This Summer

Summer is coming quickly, and with summer comes endless days in the pool, warm temperatures, and cold treats galore. Did you know it is important to protect your teeth from things like swimming pool water and lemonade? Summertime is a time to relax, but don’t relax too much when it comes to dental care! These… Read more »