The Health Dangers That Are Caused By Crooked Teeth

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Having crooked teeth might seem like more of a cosmetic issue that makes you feel self-conscious about your appearance. However, having one or more crooked teeth can affect your health. The following are some of the health problems you might develop when your teeth aren’t straight. TMJ Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) refers to a problem […]

How Do Braces Affect Your Life?

Choosing to get braces can be a little daunting for teens and adults. But we can confidently say the appliances of today are vastly different from those of years ago. The technique has also improved, allowing our staff at Rollins & Petersen Orthodontics in Mesa, AZ, to deliver treatment in a way that minimally impacts […]

Invisalign Teen FAQs: How Old Should You Be to Use Invisalign?

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FAQs for Invisalign Teen The teenage years are considered the best time to get healthier, straighter teeth. Malalignment issues can be fixed with relative ease at this time because the body is still growing and can respond quickly to correctional measures. For teens, many orthodontic options exist. At Rollins & Peterson Orthodontics in Mesa, AZ, we […]

5 Foods to Avoid with Braces

Anyone who has braces wants the treatment process to go as quickly as possible. One of the things you can do to prevent having to wear your braces for longer than is necessary is to make sure you stay away from certain foods that can cause damage to your braces or teeth. Here are some […]

Taking Care of Your Teeth During the Holidays

Are You Prepared for Taking Care of Your Teeth During the Holidays? The holidays are coming up, and soon your schedule will start filling up with family get-togethers, work, and social parties. As good as it is to spend time connecting with your co-workers, friends, and loved ones, all of these interactions come with rich […]

Taking Care of Your Braces at School Know the DIY Kit

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DIY Survival Kit for Your Braces at School Whether you’ve just gotten your braces on or had them for a few years, caring for your braces at school can be a challenge. Fortunately, it is possible to plan for and schedule your oral hygiene at school. Before we get started, though, some people might be […]

Maintaining Fresh Breath with Braces

Maintaining Fresh Breath with Braces

Is it Possible to Have Fresh Breath with Braces? Nobody likes bad breath. Nobody likes to wear braces. When you couple them together, then you have an uncomfortable situation! People who wear braces are susceptible to bad breath more so than people who don’t wear braces. This is because there are greater chances for food […]

Brush and Floss Like a Boss

The ultimate guide to help you brush and floss while wearing braces Having good oral hygiene is important for everyone but when you have braces, it’s even more critical! Braces tend to trap food against your teeth, which can lead to bad breath, plaque build-up, cavities, and discoloration on your teeth. After all the time, […]

New Year, New Smile

Start the new year by giving your smile a makeover. 2018 is here and that means new resolutions and goals to achieve by the end of the year. Some people will be setting a weight loss goal or another personal achievement to reach. Others may be setting family goals or goals to achieve at work. […]

Protect Your Braces this Holiday Season

Here are 5 tips to protect your braces this holiday season The holiday season is such a fun time of the year for a number of reasons, and one of them is the food. From gingerbread men to eggnog and chocolate oranges to candy canes, the holidays are filled with delicious sweet treats. While these […]