Best Holiday Foods for Braces

Best Holiday Foods for Braces

It’s normal to worry about new experiences when you have new braces! After all, braces take a lot of getting used to. Many of our patients wonder, can you celebrate Thanksgiving with braces? Absolutely! Let’s talk about the best holiday foods for braces so you...
Braces-Safe Candy Options

Braces-Safe Candy Options

Braces can mean a lot of changes! Can you still eat halloween candy with braces? The short answer is “yes”! Just make sure to choose candy that is safe for your braces. Let’s talk about some braces-safe candy options so you can enjoy the holiday without worry!...
Braces Safety

Braces Safety

Many of our patients play sports while undergoing orthodontic treatment and braces safety is a top concern. We’ve got your back! Let’s talk about how to protect your braces so you can stay in the game and keep your smile healthy. Protecting Your Braces during...
Back-to-School with Braces

Back-to-School with Braces

Back-to-school blues got you stressed? So many things to shop for and get done before the big first day of school! Here’s a guide to help you and your child navigate back-to-school with braces so you can both feel confident! Back-to-School Dental Supplies As you...
Summer Snacks for Braces

Summer Snacks for Braces

Summer vacation has begun and the kids are home from school! Need some healthy snacks that are simple, easy, and safe for braces? Let’s talk about summer snacks for braces that you can keep on hand for when those tummies start grumbling. Are There Foods You...
Things You Can Do While You Have Braces

Things You Can Do While You Have Braces

Many people worry that braces will hold them back from enjoying the foods, sports, and activities they love, but there are so many things you can do while you have braces! Here’s what you should know about life with braces. Playing Sports If you enjoy playing...
Floss Picks for Braces

Floss Picks for Braces

Having braces is a great thing! You’ll soon have a brand-new smile! But taking care of your braces can be tough. Flossing, especially, can feel difficult, complicated, and time-consuming when you have braces. Floss picks for braces can help change that and make...
Best and Worst Easter Candy for Braces

Best and Worst Easter Candy for Braces

Candy can be a big part of holiday traditions. Candy also has a reputation for being tough on your teeth and braces. Is some candy worse than others? Here’s what you need to know about the best and worst Easter candy for braces. Candy to Avoid When discussing...
Should Your Child Get Invisalign?

Should Your Child Get Invisalign?

If your child’s dentist has recommended orthodontic treatment, you may be wondering: should your child get Invisalign or are braces better? Let’s talk about the pros and cons of Invisalign vs. other orthodontic treatment options and how they can each affect...
When to Take Your Child to the Orthodontist

When to Take Your Child to the Orthodontist

Knowing when to take your child to the orthodontist can feel confusing. Many factors can play a role in deciding when your child is ready for orthodontic . Here’s how to know when to take your child to the orthodontist for their first visit. Signs Your Child...