You’re Never Too Old For Braces

When considering getting braces to correct crooked teeth or a bad bite, most people instantly think that orthodontic procedures are meant for children and young teens. But nothing could be farther from the truth. Braces can be an effective treatment at any age after...

Brush Up On Keeping Braces Clean

Brushing twice a day is paramount to preserving healthy smiles. However, having braces means the rule is squared; brushing four times daily is important. Appointments with your orthodontist, and your overall progress, are pivotal to gum health. The gums tell all! This...

Protecting Your Braces While Playing Sports

Many young people who wear braces play organized sports. When it comes to contact sports like football, a mouth guard is usually required and you can purchase ones that are designed for mouths with braces. Thanks to mouth guards, wearing braces doesn’t mean you have...

How Young Can A Child Be To Start With Braces?

One question that often comes up at TenBrook Orthodontics is when should a child start receiving orthodontic treatment? Children should see an orthodontist by age 7. That’s a good age to have your child’s first orthodontic evaluation. Dr. TenBrook can determine...

Back to School with Braces

With another school year starting, many children and teens who have had new braces put on during the summer months will be heading to back school. It’s important to understand how to care for and protect your new braces while away from home all day at school. You got...
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