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Yearly Archives: 2021

Braces safe candy for Halloween with bags and a decorative pumpkin

Find Braces Safe Candy for Your Children This Halloween!

Life with braces is easy when you know the tricks! But when it comes to treats… it’s important to be careful! October means Halloween, and traditionally is a month where children are expecting to enjoy a lot of candy and special treats. Finding braces safe candy can be a challenge, so we want to make…

Teen girl at orthodontist getting braces.

3 Speech Problems that Orthodontic Treatment Can Help

The process of developing speech is a complicated one. Children spend years, starting from just a few months old, on learning to develop the skills necessary to process and express words. One major milestone in the process is the eruption of their teeth. Teeth and speech problems go hand-in-hand when teeth erupt in a less…

An adult with crooked teeth correcting them through orthodontic treatment

FAQs About Adults with Crooked Teeth

Braces aren’t just for kids – and the statistics prove it! Approximately a quarter of all orthodontic patients today are over the age of 21. If you’re one of the millions of American adults with crooked teeth then there’s no reason you can’t find the smile you’ve dreamed of since you were young! Read on…

A growing child likely to experience thumb sucking effects on dental health

The Potential Thumb Sucking Effects on Teeth for Your Child & How to Prevent Them

Sucking on pacifiers or teethers can be soothing and entertaining for children. Even as they continue to grow, this tendency may not go away. When you take away these objects, they often transition to thumb sucking. While thumb sucking effects aren’t an issue early on, it can be a concern as they near the eruption…