Archive for May 2019

Preventing Dry Sockets After Tooth Removal

Before orthodontic treatment, it may be required that you have wisdom teeth removed or other extractions. After any tooth is pulled, but especially after wisdom teeth are removed, there is the risk of a condition known as a “dry socket.” This condition can be very painful, and while dry sockets can be treated, we recommend…

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Orthodontic Treatment for Older Adults

If you’re self-conscious about your smile but think that it’s too late to consider orthodontic treatment, you should think again! In the last couple decades, more and more adults have been choosing to get braces. Whether it’s because their parents couldn’t afford orthodontic treatment when they were younger or because there are so many new…

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