If you aren't one of the lucky ones whose teeth came in perfectly straight, chances are that you have considered getting braces. Some parents choose to get their child braces in their adolescence, and more adults are getting them too. In 2010, the number of adults in braces … [Read more...]
Braces: Dealing with pain after an adjustment
Braces can do wonders for our smiles! They straighten, align and can increase the aesthetic value of a smile. Plus, braces can help reduce some headaches, help with jaw alignment issues, and much more! But having braces is not without its own set of issues. After each … [Read more...]
Tips for getting kids to brush
Kids love mimicking adults, but when it comes to certain activities like brushing teeth, they might be a bit resistant. Does our body language show brushing teeth to be a tiresome and unpleasant chore to be rushed through? If you are one of those parents who are finding it … [Read more...]
26 Million Americans Have Diabetes (and Increased Risk for Gum Disease)!
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 26 million Americans suffer from diabetes. And another 57 million—about a quarter of U.S. adults—have pre-diabetes, meaning their blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not yet high enough to be … [Read more...]