Having a pearly white smile is often a top concern our patients bring to our office. One of the most common questions we get as orthodontists during braces treatment is whether white spots on the teeth are to be expected. Even our patients who don’t have braces are concerned about maintaining a clean white smile. Luckily Dr. Oana Honey at Honey Orthodontics have some tips and tricks for you in this post about white spots from braces, professional whitening services, and at-home whitening methods that are safe for your teeth.
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For those of us who haven’t gone to school for dentistry or orthodontics, some of the terms your provider may use can be a bit confusing. As a patient it’s important to understand how different parts of the mouth work together to create healthy teeth. From the jaw up to the tooth, each part inside the mouth is important to a healthy smile! It’s always beneficial for a patient or a parent of a patient to know a bit more about what’s going on behind the scenes during treatment. Dr. Oana Honey at Honey OrthodonticsRead More
If you or your child is considering orthodontic treatment, it’s important to ask questions. We know that this can be an overwhelming process. You want to know what to expect, how much it will cost, and how long it will take. The best way to get this information is by speaking with your orthodontist directly. Below are some of the most popular questions we hear from our patient’s parents, with insights from Dr. Oana Honey at Honey Orthodontics.
How do I take care of my appliances and my teeth?
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Invisalign is awesome; it gives you an amazing smile without anyone ever noticing it doing its hard work. Mild soreness after switching your Invisalign trays is completely normal but uncomfortable. To help you manage any Invisalign pain, here are a few tips from Dr. Oana Honey at Honey Orthodontics.
Switch Your Aligners Before Bed: Switching to your next set of Invisalign aligners is what typically triggers any pain or soreness. Putting your new set of trays in right before you go to sleep means the tightness and pain associated with the tooth [...] Read More
Sugar, acid, and foods that stay in your mouth for longer than necessary are all guilty of worsening your oral health. From dissolving enamel and promoting negative bacteria growth to downright decay, there are some foods you should be sure to moderate or take out of your diet altogether. Keep reading to learn more from Dr. Oana Honey at Honey Orthodontics about which foods pose a threat to your dental health. What Foods are the Worst for Enamel?
We all know that sugary foods can wreak havoc on our teeth, [...] Read More
Vitamins and minerals are an essential part of your health. But vitamins are good for more than keeping your energy up or gut health, they are integral to good oral health as well. Your teeth are bones just like those that make up your arms and legs and therefore need the same support as the bones in the rest of your body.
Vitamins are essentially an all-around preventative measure for common oral health issues. Improving your mouth’s health every day with vitamins is a proactive way to ensure a pain-free healthy dental experience. Dr. [...] Read More