Maintaining your oral health is an important contributor to your overall health. If you’re living with a misaligned smile, it could be causing problems. Whether it’s due to thumb sucking, missing teeth or genetics, orthodontic treatment can help you achieve a beautiful and healthy smile!
A healthy bite is an important aspect of good overall oral health. Many individuals are born with straight teeth, but still have an overbite or underbite, which can affect chewing and can cause wear to teeth. Our team of orthodontic professionals at Windermere Orthodontics can help with both instances and achieve a smile where the teeth and jaws are adequately aligned for optimal function and appearance.
Halloween is a time for scary stories, creepy costumes and of course, candy! For most kids, the sweet treats are the best part of the spooky season. If your child has braces, they might be worried that they’ll have to miss out on some of the festivities. Reassure them that kids undergoing orthodontic treatment can still participate in all the fun!
The back-to-school season is here and that means students everywhere are starting to get back into their routines. If you let your oral hygiene routine slip over the summer, make sure you get it back on the right track for fall! Remember, those with orthodontic appliances are already more susceptible to cavities, so oral hygiene becomes even more important!
Oral health care should be a focus for children from the moment they are born. A dentist can help new parents optimize their child’s oral hygiene routine so they have a reduced risk of developing any oral problems or diseases. By the time your child turns 7-years-old, the American Association of Orthodontists recommends that they visit an orthodontist to check their dental and jaw development. Dr. Gorlovsky and his team can go beyond the scope of dentistry and help your child with any issues involving oral misalignment and the problems that go hand in hand. Our team at Windermere Orthodontics has put together our top three reasons to bring your child to see an orthodontist.
The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and summer is in full bloom! If you’re undergoing orthodontic treatment, you might be wondering if you can still eat some of your favorite summertime snacks. Although you might have to make a few small sacrifices, there are plenty of delicious options that are safe for you to enjoy! If you have a sweet tooth, make sure to review these sweet and healthy treats you can indulge in this summer!
Since COVID-19, you may be wondering if an Orthodontist’s office is safe to visit and what preventative measures are in place to protect your health. Health and safety is, and always has been, a top priority at Windermere Orthodontics. We have optimized all precautions to reduce the risk of disease transmission.
After having to close our practice for weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we couldn’t be happier to return to work and see our patients’ smiling faces! Our team has taken the time to implement extra precautions to help ensure a safe environment upon your next appointment. We want you to feel comfortable and confident when you come in.
Many people associate orthodontic treatment with teenagers. You don’t have to wait until the teen years to correct your child’s bite and alignment of teeth. Being evaluated for orthodontic treatment early on is important to maintain good oral health.
Wearing metal braces requires some lifestyle changes. Just remember that orthodontic treatment is temporary, but the results will last a lifetime! When you properly care for your braces, you’ll have a better experience while you are in treatment. Follow these three tips for loving your braces this Valentine’s Day.