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Spring Cleaning for Your Braces

April 28, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — miltonortho @ 3:44 pm
Closeup of patient with healthy smile and clean braces

Now that it’s April and spring has officially sprung, it’s time for spring cleaning! While you probably have lots of chores and projects on your to-do list, there’s one important part of your life that you shouldn’t forget to deep clean: your smile! Now is the best time to make sure you know how to keep your smile strong and sparkling if you wear braces. Here are some simple but effective tips to keep in mind that will help you spring clean your oral health!


How to Keep Your Child Comfortable with Braces

April 7, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — miltonortho @ 6:20 pm
Child with braces holding her hand to her cheek from soreness

Treatments like braces and Invisalign are an excellent way to help your child get the straighter, healthier teeth they deserve. Unfortunately, the journey towards a straighter smile isn’t always smooth and pleasant. Your little one will likely experience some dental soreness and mouth irritation during the process, especially right after they start treatment and after having their braces adjusted. Here are some of the best ways you can help your child through these discomforts and others throughout their orthodontic treatment.


7 Tips to Make Wearing Braces More Fun for Your Child

March 11, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — miltonortho @ 4:45 am
Smiling boy with braces or pediatric orthodontics in Milton

Treatments like braces and pediatric orthodontics will help set your child up for a lifetime of happy, healthy and beautiful smiles. However, with all the metal wires and brackets, diet restrictions, and frequent adjustments, your child may not be thrilled during the process. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways you can help make wearing braces fun for your little one! Here are seven tips that will help them enjoy their journey towards a straighter smile.


The History of Braces: From Ancient Egypt to Modern Invisalign

February 22, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — miltonortho @ 7:59 pm
Closeup of modern Invisalign in Milton

If you want a straighter smile, you’re not alone! Millions of people around the world have committed to orthodontic treatments to fix their pearly whites. In fact, people have worked on correcting their teeth and bite issues all since ancient times. Unfortunately for those seeking orthodontic treatment in the past, options were limited to unrefined methods that were uncomfortable and even sometimes dangerous. Thankfully, orthodontics have evolved by leaps and bounds over the years, and nowadays it’s never been easier, safer, or more comfortable to improve your smile with modern treatments like Invisalign. Read on to learn more about the fascinating history of braces!


Tips for Enjoying Valentine’s Day with Braces

February 7, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — miltonortho @ 6:38 pm
Woman with adult braces in Milton holds paper Valentine heart

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and you know what that means! It’s time to buy flowers, eat chocolates and tell that special someone you love them. However, if you have braces, you may be concerned that your Valentine’s Day will be less romantic than usual. Thankfully, you can still fully enjoy this special holiday while straightening your smile! Just remember these simple tips to keep your treatment on track and show some love to your smile.


4 Reasons Why You May Want to Choose Braces Over Invisalign

January 27, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — miltonortho @ 4:22 pm
Woman holding Invisalign and braces in Milton

If you want a straighter smile, you’re in luck! It’s never been easier to correct orthodontic issues like crooked teeth and bite problems. There is a wide variety of treatments you can choose from, including everything from Invisalign clear aligners to ceramic braces. However, there are certainly cases where traditional braces are the best (or only) option for a straighter, healthier smile. Here are four reasons why you may want to choose braces instead of other options like Invisalign.


Baby Teeth Braces: Does Your Child Need Pediatric Orthodontics?

January 4, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — miltonortho @ 4:49 pm
Young girl with pediatric braces in Milton smiles

Orthodontic treatment is pretty common in children. About 3.7 million American children and teenagers wear braces. So when your child’s permanent teeth begin to come in a little crookedly, you probably won’t be surprised to hear that they’ll need braces. However, your little one may need them much sooner than you think! In fact, fitting them with pediatric braces while they still have some baby teeth can save you time, money and the need for complex treatments later. Here’s what you need to know about pediatric orthodontics and how to tell if your child could benefit from them.