Keeping Your Aligners In Great Shape
29 November 2018
Many people are having their dental misalignment corrected using clear plastic aligners. The devices are made from an impression of the patient's mouth and are constructed of transparent, rigid plastic.
The aligners fit over the teeth, applying gentle pressure to move them into their desired positions. As the teeth are treated, multiple aligner sets are required.
A set is worn for several weeks and then replaced by a subsequent set to continue the alignment process.
Questions About Autistic Children And Teeth Grinding
24 October 2018
If you have a child with autism, you may have noticed that they grind their teeth often due to it being a sensory activity for them. While grinding their teeth may help their anxiety, it is causing problems with their oral health. Here are some common questions you may have about teeth grinding with an autistic child.
Why Does Teeth Grinding Start?
Teeth grinding is an activity that can ease anxiety and stress, while also providing something that they can do when they are feeling overstimulated.
When Is Invisalign A Good Choice For Teens?
4 October 2018
A lot of teenagers get braces to straighten their teeth, and many teens today choose Invisalign for this purpose. If your teen needs braces and is asking for Invisalign, you might be wondering if this is really a good idea. After all, the aligners used in this type of system are removable, and you might worry that your teen might lose them or forget to wear them. If this is the situation you are in, here are several important things to know about teens and Invisalign.
Parents And Kids During A Dental Trauma: What You Should Know
11 September 2018
A dental emergency can be terrifying for both parents and children. They often appear much worse than they are because your mouth can easily bleed more profusely than other parts of your body. Because of that, parents need to know how to react to a dental emergency appropriately so as not to scare children. Here are some things to keep in mind if your child suffers a dental emergency:
Keep Your Cool