Brushing & Flossing

Brushing & Flossing

Daily oral hygiene is critical to maintaining healthy teeth and gums during orthodontic treatment. You will notice that it requires more effort to keep your teeth clean with orthodontic appliances in place. Food may become trapped around your brackets and between your...
What To Do If You Break a Bracket

What To Do If You Break a Bracket

If you broke your bracket, it can cause a LOT of anxiety. But don’t stress, we got steps to fix your broken bracket until you see your orthodontist. First things first: Stay calm Broken brackets aren’t necessarily emergency level situations, they can be easily...
Going to the Orthodontist

Going to the Orthodontist

Every other week, Sam’s brother Ben goes to the orthodontist after school to have his braces checked. One day the dentist told Sam’s mom that Sam should see an orthodontist, too. What’s an orthodontist? Why does Sam need to see one? And what will...