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Eating With Braces: 7 Dietary Tips for Children With Braces

Eating With Braces: 7 Dietary Tips for Children With Braces

As a parent, you will want your child to eat a nutritious diet and enjoy their food too. Like the 4 million other Americans that have braces, your kid’s braces mean they’ll need to make some changes to eating habits. Your kid’s going to get braces? Isn’t that going to make eating difficult? Read on (more…)

Invisalign vs Braces: The Cost of Invisalign, Plus the Many Benefits

Invisalign vs Braces: The Cost of Invisalign, Plus the Many Benefits

Does your child or teen need orthodontic treatment? If so, you may wonder whether they should get traditional braces or try the more discrete alternative Invisalign. Which option works for your child will depend on the specific issues they have with their teeth. Preferences also play a role in the decision. But the good news is that (more…)

Does Your Child Need Braces: 9 Signs That Say They Do

Does Your Child Need Braces: 9 Signs That Say They Do

Did you know that one in five Americans have a malocclusion or improper bite? That’s right! And while some cases don’t warrant intervention, many can be severe enough to cause pain. Fortunately, children’s braces can protect your little one from these oral problems. Pediatric orthodontics can correct misaligned bites, which can raise children’s risks for (more…)

Improve Your Child’s Dental Health with These Vitamins for Healthy Teeth and Gums

Improve Your Child’s Dental Health with These Vitamins for Healthy Teeth and Gums

Tooth decay affects more than 90 percent of the US adult population.  American children are suffering too. Although figures have shown a slight improvement, tooth decay still affects more than 40 percent of those aged between two and 19.  Poor oral hygiene is the main cause of issues such as cavities and gum disease. But the vitamins and minerals we consume through our diets also help (more…)