COVID-19 Notice: Our office has re-opened. See our safety guidelines.  Learn more ×

Blog

Tag Archives: oral health tips

A row of model teeth showing off different types of malocclusion

Types of Malocclusion That Could Be Treated by an Orthodontist

No two sets of teeth are the same. That goes for “perfect” smiles or those with misalignments. The types of malocclusions and severity range the gamut from insignificant to debilitating. If you’ve been diagnosed with a malocclusion, you may be wondering exactly what that means. Read on to learn about types of malocclusion often treated…

Posted in Braces, Orthodontic Appliances | Also tagged Comments Off on Types of Malocclusion That Could Be Treated by an Orthodontist
dr-andy-mouth-breathing

Breathe Easy: Learn Orthodontic Causes & Treatments for Mouth Breathing

Breathing through your nose comes naturally – but to some, it’s nearly impossible! When your nasal airways are obstructed, your body’s response is to find oxygen through mouth breathing. Your mouth can pull in a large volume of oxygen at a time, which is why we mouth breathe during strenuous physical activity. However, chronic mouth…

Posted in Expert Dental Advice, Oral Health Tips, Orthodontic Tips | Also tagged Comments Off on Breathe Easy: Learn Orthodontic Causes & Treatments for Mouth Breathing
dr-andy-crooked-teeth-causes

Primary Crooked Teeth Causes & The Best Treatment Options

Are you wearing braces to straighten your teeth? Have you wondered what caused your crooked teeth in the first place? It could be one of many reasons, actually! Not every cause can be prevented, either! Learn about the most common crooked teeth causes and what you can do to stop or treat them. Common Crooked…

Posted in Braces, Orthodontic Appliances | Also tagged Comments Off on Primary Crooked Teeth Causes & The Best Treatment Options
A woman using a waterpik instead of floss to clean her teeth.

Should You Use an Oral Irrigator Like Waterpik or Floss to Clean Your Teeth?

Taking care of your teeth and braces is important. Even for those who brush twice a day, flossing can seem like a chore – but it’s too important to skip! You may have heard about oral irrigators like Waterpik and wondered which is better: Waterpik or floss? Before you throw out your floss, read on…

Posted in Oral Health Tips, Orthodontic Appliances, Orthodontic Tips | Also tagged , Comments Off on Should You Use an Oral Irrigator Like Waterpik or Floss to Clean Your Teeth?