A Quick Guide to Kissing While Wearing Invisalign Braces
19 July 2017
There are plenty of questions that people have when they're thinking about getting Invisalign braces. One of the more personal ones — and one that many people are a little embarrassed to ask — is whether kissing is going to be okay with Invisalign braces in. If it's something you've been wondering that you didn't feel comfortable asking your dentist or orthodontist, all you need to do is read on to get the skinny on kissing with Invisalign.
Do You Need to See an Emergency Dentist?
18 July 2017
Sometimes it's obvious that you should stop what you're doing and visit an emergency dentist; if your mouth has suffered an impact and you've chipped a tooth or had one knocked out entirely, then of course this is a dental emergency. However, there are other times when you may wonder if your problem is truly an emergency or if it can wait until you can make a standard appointment for an office visit.
The Pros and Cons of Pacifiers
17 July 2017
Pacifiers can comfort, soothe and keep babies calm. However, the incorrect use of those pacifiers may be detrimental to the dental health of your child. This article discusses some of the advantages and disadvantages of pacifiers.
Weaning. Children often suck their thumbs when they are anxious. Pacifiers can serve the same role as the thumb in soothing the child. However, pacifiers are a better alternative because it will be easier for you to wean your child from the habit of using the pacifier when compared to weaning that child from sucking his or her thumb.
Why Listen to Your Dentist's Advice About Getting Your Teeth Straightened
12 July 2017
If your dentist has noted that your teeth need straightening, it's not good to overlook his or her advice. You may not look forward to the idea of getting braces or wearing an aligner, but having straight teeth is important for more than just your appearance. Note why you want to listen to your dentist's advice about getting your teeth straightened, and at least consult with an orthodontist about your options for having this done.