Archive for February, 2015

Braces

[youtube=http://youtu.be/uwSLkmLSqTU] If you have a malocclusion(or “bad bite”) ,crooked or misaligned teeth, you may benefit from braces.  Braces can help improve your smile and correct these problems.  They can also improve your overall health. Untreated orthodontic problems can lead to cavities or gum disease because it may be hard to clean between your teeth.  Braces […]

Eating Disorders

Eating disorders arise from a variety of complex physical, emotional, and social issues.  They can also be devastating to your oral health.  More than 10 million Americans are affected by serious eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating, according to the National Eating Disorders Association.  These eating disorders can also affect a person’s […]

Wisdom Teeth

[youtube=http://youtu.be/h1vtVp7AC9Y] Wisdom teeth, also referred to as third molars, get their name by being the last teeth to come in, between the ages of 17 and 21 when you gain maturity or wisdom. Sometimes they do not have enough room to grow normally. When that happens, your dentist may refer to them as impacted or […]