St. Patrick's Day: Celtic pride, green shamrocks, and lucky charms!
- posted: Mar. 15, 2022
“St. Patrick's Day is an enchanted time -- a day to begin transforming winter's dreams into summer's magic.” Adrienne Cook Lucky green shamrocks, leprechauns, and pots of gold – it must Read More
What is expected of me during my orthodontic treatment?
- posted: Feb. 22, 2022
We hear this question a lot at Orthodontic Associates, and we don’t mind when patients who are eager to complete their orthodontic treatment ask us. After all, we know there Read More
Do I really need to wear my rubber bands with my braces?
- posted: Feb. 15, 2022
Most of our patients at Orthodontic Associates will need to wear rubber bands at some point during their orthodontic treatment. The main reason our patients are instructed to wear rubber Read More
3 Ways Aging Could Dim Your Smile and What To Do About It
- posted: Feb. 13, 2022
Know how to get the better of an age-guesser at the carnival? Smile! A recent study found that people tend to underestimate a person's age if they're smiling. If true, Read More
Reducing Inflammation Could Benefit Your Mouth and Your Heart
- posted: Feb. 03, 2022
February is all about hearts—and not just on Valentine's Day. It's also American Heart Month, when healthcare professionals focus attention on this life-essential organ. Dentists are among those providers, Read More
Hey, Metal Mouth, Hey, Train Tracks! Six Funny Comebacks for People Who Wear Braces
- posted: Jan. 25, 2022
Brace-ism: believe it or not, it’s a concept. The Urban Dictionary defines brace-ism as “acting mean to people who have braces on their teeth.” Phrases like metal mouth, brace face, Read More
Here Is What You Can Do to Help Your Kids Snack Healthier at School
- posted: Jan. 24, 2022
In addition to daily oral hygiene and regular dental visits, a tooth-friendly diet can boost your kid's dental health and development. You can help by setting high standards for Read More
Your Five-Step Guide to Preventing Tooth Decay While Wearing Braces
- posted: Jan. 18, 2022
If you’re wearing braces, then you know they are working hard to straighten your teeth. However, those hard-working braces are also preventing you from easily cleaning your teeth. It is Read More
You May Not Be an MMA Fighter Like Devin Clark, But You Might Still Be at Risk for Mouth Injury
- posted: Jan. 14, 2022
Mixed martial artists undoubtedly carry a greater risk for physical injury than the average person—just ask Devin Clark. The star fighter with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has had Read More
Maintain Your Dental Care During Pregnancy For You and Your Baby
- posted: Jan. 04, 2022
Hearing the words, "You're going to have a baby," can change your life—as surely as the next nine months can too. Although an exciting time, pregnancy can be hectic Read More
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