The Teething Timeline of Your Child

You may be wondering if your child’s teeth are developing properly. While every child’s smile is different, there are a few general rules you can expect your child to follow. Your little one will probably start getting their baby teeth between the age of six and ten months. Their last tooth should erupt before they’re three years old, but will... read more »

Orthodontic Alignments Are Required for the Following Malocclusions

Are you suffering from irregular alignment with your teeth? If so, it is probably a malocclusion. Orthodontic alignments are often required for many types of malocclusions. Here are some things you should know about the various kinds of malocclusions: - Transposition malocclusions affect teeth beneath the gum line, resulting in teeth erupting in the wrong places. - Underbites, also called... read more »

Helpful Cleaning Tips for Orthodontic Braces

Did you know that orthodontic braces require a fair amount of cleaning and care to ensure they are working properly? Similar to a car, braces must be constantly checked to ensure they are functioning properly. If you let your braces fall into disrepair, they can drastically increase your recovery time. One of the best ways to keep your braces safe... read more »

Teaching Your Child How to Brush

Have you ever considered the importance of teaching your children how to brush their teeth? If so, you are not alone. Kids grow up fast and often times we realize too late when it’s time to brush our children’s teeth. Children’s teeth are important because they set up the foundation for their larger teeth. The first few years, you may... read more »

The Top 5 Benefits of Invisible Braces

Are you contemplating getting braces, but are unsure of where to begin? When considering what types of braces to get, there are a myriad of factors to take into account. The following is a list of the benefits of switching to invisible orthodontic aligners, such as Invisalign®, compared to traditional wire braces. Benefits of Invisalign orthodontic clear braces: - Healthier... read more »

Should You Pull Your Kid’s Baby Tooth?

As you know, most parents don’t want to see their child in pain. In fact, many parents struggle to see their parents in any pain at all, regardless of how uncomfortable they are. Similarly, most parents wouldn’t intentionally do anything detrimental to their child’s health. With that in mind, what would you do if your child’s tooth falls out? Should... read more »