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June 15, 2018

Summer sun brings summer fun. While warm months are perfect for spending time together, summer vacation can also throw off your usual dental routine. Here are three ways to prevent summertime tooth decay: Stay on a routine Whether your kids are staying up to catch fireflies or a fireworks show, resist the temptation to skip brushing before a late bedtime – or let it slide when they sleep in the next morning. “Don’t forget about your smile over the summer,” says ADA pediatric dentist Dr. Mary Hayes. “It’s important for families to consistently brush and floss, which keeps kids on track for healthy back-to-school dental visits.” No matter how eventful the upcoming months become, supervise that they are brushing twice a day for 2 minutes with fluoride toothpaste. Simple things like brushing calendars can help everyone stay on track over the summer. Plus, it’s

May 25, 2018

Because they were made to move. Invisalign clear aligners can now shape your teen’s smile with less pain and more precision , and in as little as 6 months if they are suitable for weekly aligner change so they can look forward to their future with little disruption to their life No one needs to know Invisalign aligners are made of a smooth, clear plastic that’s virtually invisible. People probably won’t even know your teen is wearing them. So they can enjoy the confidence of showing that smile every day. Eat with freedom Your teen probably has friends with braces who aren’t allowed to chew gum or eat certain foods like whole apples or even popcorn. Invisalign aligners are completely removable, allowing them to eat all of their favourite foods whenever they want and continue to wear the aligners for the recommended 22 hours per day. This also means they can easily keep brushing and flossing as normal for proper oral hygiene. Straighter teeth, healthier smile Because straighter teeth can give your teen a confident smile and are less susceptible to tooth decay and gum disease, Invisalign treatment could have a positive impact on your teen’s self-esteem and overall dental hea