Orthodontic Care: How Do I Brush and Floss With Braces?

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Though learning how to brush and floss with braces takes a little getting used to, following this simple guide should have you on the right track quickly. Brushing with Braces Picking the right brush is the first step in ensuring proper brushing with braces.  For manual toothbrushes, Dr. Mike recommends using either manual and electronic […]

Dr. Mike’s Simple Tips to Avoiding Cavities

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Adhering to these basic recommendations and forming good habits early on is the best means of avoiding cavities.  Use the following tips to help ensure proper oral health throughout childhood and beyond. Eat a Healthy and Well Balanced Diet Eating nutritious and balanced meals while limiting unhealthy snacks, is one important key to both good […]

The Importance of Using an Orthodontic Retainer

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Once braces are removed, it is critical that patients use a retainer to ensure that their straightened teeth maintain their new position.  Without the proper use of an orthodontic retainer following treatment, it should be expected that the teeth will shift back (to varying degrees) to their original (pre-treatment) positions.  As such, it’s very important […]

 
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