Posts by Jennifer Nalevanko

Worried About Getting Your Braces Adjusted? Don’t Be!

braces adjustment appointment

Now that you have braces, you’re aware you’ll need to make regular trips to your orthodontist to get them adjusted. Over the course of the next several months, you will see your orthodontist for braces adjustment appointments, so that at the end of your treatment, you’ll have a perfect smile. Some patients are a little…

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Why Do I Need a Retainer?

You may be wondering how important a retainer really is after treatment with braces or aligners. Is your orthodontist being a little too strict about you wearing one, or is this piece of equipment, in fact, a key player in maintaining your smile for life? Your orthodontist is correct when they say wearing your retainer…

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Enjoying Summer Vacation with Braces

Enjoying Summer Vacation with Braces

Whether you’re going on a cross-country road trip or a family vacation to the beach, it’s important that you keep your braces on your mind while you’re traveling. Summer vacation may feel like the time to forget about oral hygiene practices and eat foods you’re not supposed to eat, but this can lead to problems…

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The Right Way to Brush and Floss with Braces

The Right Way to Brush and Floss with Braces

We’ve heard it all before…proper oral hygiene is the key to ensuring the health of our teeth and gums. But how can you make sure you’re going about it the right way when you have braces? Braces make it a little more challenging to properly brush and floss; however, failing to do so can have…

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Using Propel to Accelerate Invisalign Treatment

If there was a way to speed up your orthodontic treatment plan, would you consider it? Waiting to get that perfect smile can seem like it takes forever. What if we told you that you could accelerate your treatment time with Invisalign by pairing it with a revolutionary new tool to help achieve results faster…

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Limiting How Much Sugar You Eat with Braces

Limiting Sugar with Braces

By now, you have probably heard that sugar isn’t really good for us. After all, it has been proven to cause health issues, such as tooth decay and an increased risk for diabetes, obesity and heart disease. Limiting our sugar intake should be taken seriously, and it’s especially important when you have braces. Limiting how…

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