Thumb, Fingers, Lips and Pacifiers

Thumb, finger, lip or pacifier sucking is normal and natural in infants and young children. However, these habits, when prolonged beyond the age of 5, can adversely affect the health of your child’s teeth and jaw. What To Do Stop the habit by the time the permanent teeth start erupting to prevent adverse effects (age 5). See the orthodontist if... read more »

It’s Your Turn to Unleash Your Inner Smile

You’re probably thinking, I am too old for braces, but you’re not, you’re never too old! There are many reasons why adults may want or need orthodontic treatment and these days, traditional braces aren’t the only solution. Let’s discuss why orthodontic treatment may be right for you, and the different options that are available to you. Why Orthodontic Treatment May... read more »

Oral Hygiene Tips to Follow While Wearing Braces

You want to love your smile! Improper care of your teeth while wearing braces can lead to stains, tooth decay or white spots on your teeth. By following these simple dental hygiene practices while wearing braces you can ensure you will love your smile when the braces come off! Carry a travel toothbrush and toothpaste with you. The American Dental... read more »

6 Signs Your Child Could Need Braces

6.7.8 See the Orthodontist by Age 7 Don’t Wait Til 8 1. Baby Teeth that fall out too early or too late Baby teeth that fall out prematurely or too late can cause permanent teeth to come in unevenly. Orthodontists are trained to recognize and address the problems that arise in these situations. 2. Pain while Biting or Chewing Pain while teething... read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at SuperSmile Orthodontics, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area of expertise here on our website through these articles. Each... read more »