Monthly Archives: January 2015

My Mummy had Braces! Weird Facts about the History of Braces

Sometimes real life is stranger and more interesting that any made-up story. These weird and interesting facts about braces will amuse you … and make you glad you didn’t have to get braces “way back when.” Mummies with braces: Archaeologists have discovered mummies with crude bands of metal wrapped around their teeth. The metal was… Read more »

Too old for braces? You Might be Surprised

Although adolescence is a common time to get braces, there’s no reason for adults of any age to have to deal with crooked teeth, overbite, underbite, or other dental issues. In fact, the American Association of Orthodontists notes that demand for orthodontic treatment in adults continues to grow, with adults representing 20% of new patients…. Read more »

Orthodontics and Whole Body Health

In recent years, many links have been established between orthodontic treatments and whole body health. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, researchers have observed that people with gum disease are more likely to develop heart disease or experience difficulty controlling blood sugar than people without gum disease. While researchers continue to… Read more »

Caring for Your Smile While Wearing Invisalign®

Getting your braces off is exciting. You’ve been working on your new smile for months or years, and it’s time for the trips to our Oceanside or Fallbrook, CA office to pay off. Can you imagine how bad it would be to discover that your teeth are straight, but that there’s decay? Caring for your… Read more »