Is Your Child a Thumb Sucker?

Is Your Child a Thumb Sucker?

It isn’t uncommon for young children to develop the habit of sucking their thumbs. Some even start thumpsucking in the womb. It is comforting to them and helps them deal with stress, boredom and tiredness. Though it isn’t always a cause of problems with a child’s...
Types of Braces Available for Teenage Patients

Types of Braces Available for Teenage Patients

Teenagers that have a less-than-favorable smile are more likely to suffer from low self-esteem and confidence levels. There are several reasons why a teen’s smile may not reflect the optimal level of beauty, but the most common are misalignments, injuries, oral health...
First Orthodontist Visit? Here’s What you Should Know.

First Orthodontist Visit? Here’s What you Should Know.

The First Pediatric Orthodontist Consultation Being told your child could benefit braces might be overwhelming news. Rest assured, the pediatric dentist will help you and your child through every step of the process. The office staff will support you by answering...
Braces Basics – How Do Braces Work?

Braces Basics – How Do Braces Work?

How Do Braces Work? As a parent, you know and understand the importance of straight teeth. If a child or adolescent’s teeth are misaligned in any way whatsoever, it could result it complications in chewing, talking, and with their self-esteem. In fact, their smile may...