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3 Useful Tips for Returning to Work with Braces

3 Useful Tips for Returning to Work with Braces

July 1, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — simplyorthosct @ 9:15 pm
a person with braces smiling

Getting braces can be a pretty big change—especially as an adult! It can be challenging to adjust to your braces and ensure that everything you’re now doing is in the best interest of your new headgear. One big adjustment that might be giving you a little extra trouble is returning to work and adapting to the usual flow of things. Here are a few useful tips from your trusted orthodontist to help you ease back into resuming work with your new braces.


3 Reasons to Steer Clear of Mail-Order Clear Aligners

May 4, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — simplyorthosct @ 6:29 am

When it comes to straightening smiles, there are now several different means and methods of going about it—and these options include mail-order clear aligners. Similar to professional clear aligner trays that you’d get from your orthodontist, they’re designed to straighten teeth in a subtle manner. But are they really as effective or trustworthy as they claim? Here’s why you should steer clear of these options and opt for visiting a professional for your orthodontic needs.


What to Do If You Break Your Braces

March 2, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — simplyorthosct @ 11:43 pm
a patient with braces

If you’ve accidentally broken a bracket, snapped a wire or compromised your braces in some other way, you might be starting to worry that your treatment is totally jeopardized. Fortunately, these scenarios are more common than you may realize and are also easily remedied with a little quick thinking coupled with the help of your orthodontist. Keep reading to learn a little more about a few steps you should take if you break your braces so that you can ensure your treatment isn’t derailed.


I’m Done with Braces – What’s Next?

January 11, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — simplyorthosct @ 7:36 pm
Woman smiling in green mirror after braces removal

Is your time with braces coming to an end? Congratulations – it’s almost time to reveal your new and improved smile! As you approach your final appointment, you might find yourself wondering, “What happens when you’re done with braces?” To learn the answer (as well as how to care for your new retainer), keep reading!


3 Holiday Recipes That Are Delicious & Braces-Friendly

December 8, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — simplyorthosct @ 6:17 pm
Gingerbread, Christmas tree, and snowman holiday cookies

Is one of your favorite parts of the holidays all of the delicious foods? Good news: there are plenty of options that your taste buds and your orthodontist will approve of! Instead of indulging in peppermint bark, candy canes, chocolate-covered pretzels, and the like, try these braces-friendly foods.


3 Occupations Where Invisalign Can Be Beneficial

November 14, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — simplyorthosct @ 7:49 pm
Businesswoman smiling in meeting

With clear trays, no dietary restrictions, and shorter treatment timelines, Invisalign comes with countless perks that benefit business professionals in virtually every field. There are, however, a few specific occupations where the discreet aligners are especially valuable. To learn what they are, keep reading!


3 Ways to Make Life with Braces Fun!

October 11, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — simplyorthosct @ 7:44 pm
Woman with braces smiling while running errands

Are you having a hard time getting your little one excited about orthodontic treatment? It’s a struggle many patients face. After all, you see all of the benefits of this smile-transforming solution, but your child just sees another chore. The good news is that there are a few ways you can spice things up, making their life with braces more fun. To learn what they are, keep reading!


You Asked, We Answered: How Long Does Invisalign Treatment Take?

September 7, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — simplyorthosct @ 2:53 pm
Woman smiling while holding up Invisalign aligner

Are you struggling with overlapped, spaced-out, or otherwise misaligned teeth? Then naturally you want your dream smile to be here as soon as possible. The good news is that while traditional braces can take 24+ months, the average Invisalign timeline is significantly shorter. But how long is it exactly? Read on to learn the answer!


5 Common Myths About Metal Braces, Busted!

July 7, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — simplyorthosct @ 5:14 pm
Orthodontist holding model of teeth with braces

Have you heard that braces interfere with radio signals? Or that they attract the attention of fish? If you’re about to start orthodontic treatment, you may be curious if there is any truth to prevalent myths like these. The short answer: no. To debunk more common myths about metal braces, read on!


How To: Tell If Your Child Needs Braces

June 15, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — simplyorthosct @ 3:10 pm
Closeup of young girl with braces smiling

As a parent, you see nothing but beauty when you look at your child’s smile. Once their close friends and classmates start getting braces, however, you may wonder if it’s time for your child to do the same. The truth is, not everyone needs braces to enjoy a healthy bite and beautiful smile. And, there are a few tell-tale signs that make deciding significantly easier. To learn how to tell if your child needs braces, read on!

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