How NOT to Lose Your Retainer

How NOT to Lose Your Retainer

How NOT to Lose Your Retainer After you’ve put in all that time wearing braces, it’s absolutely essential that you wear retainers to keep your teeth straight. Generally you’ll wear them full time for a couple months, then wear them at night only for the rest of your...
Five Effective Ways to Get Your Braces Off Sooner

Five Effective Ways to Get Your Braces Off Sooner

Five Effective Ways to Get Your Braces Off Sooner You know it will all be worth it, but sometimes it feels like you will be in braces forever! Once the novelty of getting braces wears off, most patients are asking for tips on how to get their braces off sooner. There...
Baby Teeth 101

Baby Teeth 101

Baby Teeth 101 A common question from a lot of parents is whether or not their child’s baby teeth are falling out in a normal manner. There is a wide range of “normal” when it comes to our kids’ teeth, and this blog post will cover the topic in more detail.  What is...
Braces-Friendly School Lunches

Braces-Friendly School Lunches

Braces-Friendly School Lunches If your student got braces over the summer, they will need to be a little more careful about what they eat for lunch at school. Most foods can still be eaten, but kids will need to cut or tear them into pieces and chew with their back...
8 Essential Back-to-School Items for Kids in Braces

8 Essential Back-to-School Items for Kids in Braces

8 Essential Back-to-School Items for Kids in Braces The back to school season has arrived! Our students here in Queen Creek and San Tan Valley will soon be heading back to class. Kids will surely be busy with homework, sports, and friends. Here are some things you can...
Sports Mouthguards for Kids in Braces

Sports Mouthguards for Kids in Braces

Sports Mouthguards for Kids in Braces Should orthodontic patients wear sports mouthguards? Yes, absolutely! You should wear a mouthguard while playing any sport that might involve a blow to the face or mouth.  Why wear a mouthguard? Dental injuries are very common in...

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