Posts Tagged ‘orthodontic treatment for children’

Are Pacifiers and Thumb-Sucking Safe for Your Child’s Teeth?

Kids can develop habits at a young age that will likely dissipate as they grow older. However, some habits can wreak havoc on your child’s development. Pacifiers and thumb-sucking may seem innocent at first, but the effect these habits have on the mouth can be detrimental. Learn how two of the most common oral habits…

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Braces and Bullying

Braces and Bullying

When you’re a teen, it seems like there’s always that one person who is out to ruin your day with a mean comment. Unfortunately, bullies are out there in all facets of the world, and it can be difficult if you have braces, because bullies may see you as a target. The good news is…

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It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month!

Child learning proper dental hygiene

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and we’re gearing up for a successful month of educating children on the importance of proper oral hygiene and its effects on our health. Creating awareness about this factor in our lives starts young. By developing good habits, children are more likely to adopt these habits and keep…

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Types of Orthodontic Treatment

Woman discussing orthodontic options

The world of orthodontics is not the same as it used to be, and it’s exciting to see the new and improved products available now to treat orthodontic issues. Although traditional metal braces are still widely used, there are other products available to help blend in seamlessly with your lifestyle, making it an exciting time…

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When Should My Child See an Orthodontist?

orthodontic treatment for children

Seeking early orthodontic treatment is a big step, not only for your child, but for you as well. Figuring out the means necessary to fix the issues, not to mention finding ways to finance the treatment can seem like a daunting task, and you may think putting it off is the best decision. While there…

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