We have finally made it to a well-deserved summer and there are many reasons to smile and celebrate! This summer, we want to help our patients with suggestions for braces-friendly treats that are perfect for a barbecue, picnic, or wherever summer takes you.
Our Dear Patients,
In light of recent events pertaining to COVID-19 and as recommended by the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, we will temporarily be closing our office to keep both our patients and staff safe.
Many parents often look at their dentist with suspicion if he or she makes the suggestion that they take their child to an orthodontist even though the child may still be very young, at around 7-8 years old.
Everyone knows that popcorn and chewing gum should be avoided while wearing braces, but did you know that there are other common bad habits that people with braces should be mindful of to protect their teeth and orthodontic appliances?
Have you enjoyed a candy cane or two this holiday season? While it certainly tastes yummy, a large candy cane contains about 11 grams of sugar. It’s important to brush and floss thoroughly after consuming scrumptious treats and sweet beverages this holiday season. In addition, you may be unhappy with the appearance of your smile.
Good oral hygiene habits start early in life! Anything you can do to keep your children engaged in keeping their mouths healthy and strong is a positive start. To help your children stay excited about maintaining a beautiful smile, why not give them dental-friendly gifts that they will enjoy year-round? Check out these options that your kids and dentist are both sure to love.