Month: August 2015

Braces-Friendly School Lunch Ideas

The school year has started and whether you’re the parent of child or teen who wears braces or you yourself have chosen to straighten your smile with discreet adult orthodontics, you’re probably concerned with packing healthy lunches that are easy on sensitive mouths and won’t cause a teeth-cleaning nightmare afterwards. Luckily, despite the common misconception,… Read more »

A Quick Guide To Braces For Adults

Approximately 4 million Americans currently wear braces. Of that number, a full one-quarter are adults. There a number of reasons why an adult might need orthodontic treatment. Some may have needed braces as a child, but family circumstances got in the way of treatment. Others might be concerned about maintaining a polished, professional appearance at… Read more »

Teens & Braces: Tips for Parents

In the U.S., wearing braces is something of a rite of passage for many children and teens. While there are obvious benefits to undergoing orthodontic treatment, including improved oral health and straighter teeth (not to mention the biggest benefit for image-conscious young adults: a more attractive smile), your teen may have a difficult time dealing… Read more »