Oral Health

What Does the Perfect Smile Look Like?

What is a perfect smile?

If you want to improve the appearance of your smile and decrease your risk of tooth decay in the future, getting orthodontic treatment with braces or clear aligners is the way to go. While many patients come in hoping to get a “perfect smile,” it’s important to know there really is no such thing as…

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How to Prevent Tooth Decay While You Have Braces

Preventing tooth decay while you have braces can be a breeze.

Getting a straight smile that you are proud to show off is very possible thanks to the orthodontic treatment options available to you. Getting braces is still the best way to straighten your teeth while setting yourself up for great oral health for your future. Even though the end results will be well worth it,…

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How Athletes Can Keep Their Teeth Healthy

As an athlete, you know how important it is to train hard and take care of yourself to perform your absolute best. Although there is a lot to keep in mind when you’re dedicating yourself to a sport, what many athletes seem to forget about is the health of their teeth. After all, you want…

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Will the Timing of My Child’s Teeth Loss Make Them Need Braces?

losing baby teeth, will it make my child need braces?

Even if your kids aren’t at the age when they would typically get braces, it’s important to start considering the future of their smile and the potential for orthodontic treatment. In fact, your kids’ early years can end up determining the development of their smile. One factor that can come into play is the timing…

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Why You May Need Braces Before Getting a Dental Implant

Braces may be needed before getting a dental implant

When thinking about getting braces or Invisalign, you’ll need to consider other dental procedures or treatments that could affect your time in orthodontic treatment. One factor that could significantly affect your orthodontic treatment is if you need a dental implant. Here’s why you may end up needing braces before you get your dental implant. What…

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What Are Air Flossing and Water Flossing?

air flossing and water flossing, what are they?

While getting orthodontic treatment with Invisalign or braces will allow you to get straight teeth and set you up for better oral health, the process itself does make you more susceptible to tooth decay. This is the result of food particles getting trapped in orthodontic appliances like braces or Invisalign trays. Because of this, it’s…

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Is Diet Soda Bad for My Teeth?

Always thought as the better alternative, but is diet soda just as bad for your teeth as normal soda?

There’s never a time when it isn’t important to take good care of your teeth, but it’s especially important to stay on top of oral hygiene during orthodontic treatment. One popular beverage that is notoriously problematic for teeth is soda. While many people opt for diet sodas as an alternative, there are still some concerns…

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The Different Types of Teeth

COS Mount Pleasant giving more information about the different kinds of teeth!

Getting orthodontic treatment will improve your smile and the overall health of your teeth. While you’ll notice most of the difference when you smile and see your straight front teeth, orthodontic treatment is beneficial for all teeth in your mouth. Before you start orthodontic treatment, it helps to know more about the various types of…

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A Healthy Smile Is Important at Any Age

It’s a common misconception that taking care of your smile only needs to happen when you’re young. Your parents took you to the dentist regularly growing up, you may have tackled the issues with the alignment of your teeth and you learned all about proper oral hygiene habits at school. However, once you ventured out…

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Tips for Keeping Your Teeth Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

how to keep teeth healthy during cold and flu season

It’s the time of year when life gets a little bit more stressful. The holidays are approaching, the weather is getting cooler, and you just feel like you’re running a mile a minute. This is also the time when our bodies can become tired and rundown, causing us to get sick. Yes, cold and flu…

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