Category Archives: Expert Dental Advice

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The Importance of Primary Teeth & Early Orthodontic Treatment for Oral Development

They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. But did you know this applies to orthodontic treatment too. While braces are seen as a way to adjust your permanent teeth into their ideal position, early orthodontic treatment can prevent problems from occurring in the first place! This form of treatment, referred to as early interceptive…

A person in need of tips for new braces due to their new traditional metal braces

Tips for New Braces Wearers: Navigating the Journey to a Beautiful Smile

Embarking on the journey to a straighter, stunning smile with braces is exciting, yet comes with its own set of challenges. From adjusting to eating, speaking, and maintaining proper oral hygiene, there’s a lot for new braces wearers to navigate. Moreover, the importance of proper care and maintenance of braces cannot be overstated, as these…

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Caring for Your Teeth After Braces Removal

You have been waiting months, even years, for this and it’s finally here! It’s time for your braces to be removed! You may be thinking of the freedom this means for you: no more passing on the popcorn at the movies, no more dental floss gymnastics trying to get to your teeth and gums around…

Woman using a tongue scraper to clean her tongue.

How to Clean Your Tongue (And Why You Should!)

Do you brush and floss every day? Even if you think you have a flawless dental care routine, you may be missing an important step: cleaning your tongue. Bacteria in your mouth doesn’t only affect your teeth and gums. The same bacteria can be found on your tongue – top and bottom. To have a…