Month: September 2022

What to expect after braces come off

How to Prepare Your Child For Success After Orthodontic Treatment

Getting a retainer, braces, or any other orthodontic treatment seems to be a right of passage for most young adults. An estimated 45% of children will require braces to fix orthodontic issues such as a misaligned bite. Furthermore, nearly 75% of kids could benefit from braces to straighten their teeth or improve their facial shape. …
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A tongue tie can cause problems later on

3 Orthodontic Problems That Can Result From an Untreated Tongue or Lip Tie

If your baby has a tongue tie (also referred to as ankyloglossia), you likely notice that feeding time isn’t as smooth or enjoyable as you had hoped. This is because when your baby has a tongue tie, it can make it difficult for them to latch on to the breast.  Some parents seek alternative feeding…
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Laser dentistry can help ease anxiety

Does Your Child Have Anxiety During Fillings? Laser Dentistry Can Help

Do you remember the last time you had a filling? If so, you probably remember less about what you wore and your conversation with the dental assistant and more about that loud drill that went to work in your mouth.  Though the sound of the tool wasn’t delightful, you were likely able to mentally drown…
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There are some not so obvious causes of cavities

Top 5 Hidden Causes of Cavities in Kids to be Aware Of

We all know the most common causes of cavities in kids and adults. Cavities are usually the result of consuming too many sugary and starchy foods, and excessive bacteria from those foods results in a buildup of dental plaque and saliva. As an example, sugary and starchy foods such as juice, cake, candy, soda, cereal,…
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