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Braces-Friendly Holiday Recipes

‘Tis the season to start making holidays plans which typically includes planning foods to share with family and friends. For those of you wearing Hatboro braces that are bonded to your teeth, you may be wondering what foods you can enjoy during this festive time of the year. It is crucial not to eat foods that can damage or break your braces like hard, gooey and sticky foods.

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Orthodontic Treatment Is Not Just For Kids

Are you an adult who sometimes hides your smile when spending time around others? Maybe you have spaces between your teeth, crooked teeth, or front teeth that protrude? Then you should know that thanks to many advances made in the field of orthodontics over the past decade or so, adult orthodontic treatment is very popular today. In fact, many of the patients we see at our Warminster orthodontic office are adults who have already discovered that braces are definitely not just a treatment for children and teens.

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Teeth Safety Tips For Kids Playing Sports This Summer & Fall

The summer and fall seasons are a time many kids are playing all types of sports like baseball, softball, football, and soccer. While your local Warminster orthodontist specialists and staff support our local kids sports teams and love seeing our patients having fun and being active, we also want everyone to be safe. Here are a few teeth safety tips that can help ensure kids avoid suffering injuries that can do harm to their teeth.

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Three Braces-Friendly Summer Recipes

If you are looking for an orthodontist in the Hatboro, Horsham, Huntington Valley, Warminster, or Willow Grove areas, Checkoff & Casey Orthodontics is here for all your orthodontic needs. We pride ourselves on our personalized care we offer to our patients whether they are in our office or they are just getting accustomed to our orthodontic treatments. When getting acclimated to wearing braces, changes will have to be made to your lifestyle, including what foods you eat. Wearing braces does not mean that you are out of options when it comes to what you eat though. There is still a variety of tasty and healthy foods that are perfectly fine to consume. For your convenience, we have listed a couple of recipes you can try this summer that are suitable for a brace-wearer. We think you will enjoy them!

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The Evolution Of Braces

When people think of braces, the first things that usually come to mind are the big metal appliances that encompass your entire head, as portrayed by Lisa Simpson in an episode over 20 years old.

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Braces-Friendly Spring Recipes

The doctors and staff at Checkoff & Casey Orthodontics are looking forward to the warmer and sunnier weather that is on its way! Now that we are heading into springtime, we would like to share a few braces-friendly spring recipes with you here. These recipes are easy to make, delicious, and have been given a stamp of approval by your friendly Warminster orthodontists!

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What Causes Bad Breath While Wearing Braces Or Retainers?

Do braces or retainers cause bad breath? We hear that question a lot, and it is an understandable one. Many people believe that some part of their appliances must be causing the stench. However, this is not the case. Braces or retainers contribute to bad breath just as much as normal teeth do. The real culprit is halitosis-inducing bacteria.

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What Parents Should Know About Childhood Orthodontic Treatment

Childhood is the prime period of time when dental care can make the biggest difference, and this is true of orthodontic care as well. In fact, many family dentists will recommend that parents make an appointment with your local Warminster, Horsham, and Hatboro children’s orthodontist around a child’s 7th birthday. This checkup helps ensure that the child’s teeth are growing correctly and no serious oral issues are present. Early detection of alignment problems is very beneficial, since intervention in childhood will result in improved oral health as a teenager and adult.

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Discover The Best Toothbrush To Use While Wearing Braces

Although a toothbrush might look simple, it is actually one of the most important tools in a dental patient’s at-home oral care kit. If you are wearing braces or are going to be fitted for braces soon, your local Hatboro, Warminster, and Horsham orthodontists may have instructed you to use a particular sort of toothbrush. Many people are unaware of the variety of toothbrushes currently on the market. Each one is designed a little differently to provide optimal care to people with many different oral health conditions and equipment, including braces.

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Eight Things to Know Before Getting Invisalign

Here at Checkoff & Casey Orthodontics, we know that Invisalign is a fantastic orthodontic treatment option for patients who want to fix crooked or misaligned teeth without sporting traditional braces. Here are a few things to know before getting Invisalign:

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