canker sores and braces

Canker Sores and Braces: The Link and How to Handle This Common Condition

Canker sores and braces may definitely be linked. Canker sores are seldom serious, but they can drive you crazy. They appear as small, shallow ulcers in the mouth. Because they are frequently found inside our lips, canker sores and braces can be difficult to overcome. That’s because the hard, jagged parts of your braces can […]

Adult Braces

Adult Braces: How Old Is Too Old?

Adult braces have gained popularity over the years as more options become available in the world of orthodontists. Traditionally, most people think of teenagers when talking about braces. Dentists and orthodontists recommend your child gets an early orthodontic evaluation as early as seven-years-old. Early treatment can help with teeth crowding, crossbites, overbites and other orthodontic […]

cleaning braces

Cleaning Braces On the Go: The Must-Haves

Cleaning braces is a bit more difficult than your regular teeth cleaning routine. Proper cleaning can be difficult to do, especially when you’re on the go. Patients with orthodontic appliances should really be cleaning their teeth multiple times a day. When you are prepared, it makes dental hygiene with braces much easier. The great news […]

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