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...
Interceptive Orthodontics For Your Child

Interceptive Orthodontics For Your Child

If you’re wondering when your child should first see an orthodontist, the answer may depend on a number of factors. While orthodontics are often thought of as being primarily used to correct the alignment of teeth once all of a child’s adult teeth come in, it may be...
How to Help Your Child Care for Their Retainer

How to Help Your Child Care for Their Retainer

Getting braces is a big transition for kids. Just like braces, the retainer the orthodontist provides after braces are gone requires special care to ensure that it lasts a long time and doesn’t harbor bacteria which can negatively impact oral health. If you’re looking...