Author: Colorado Springs Ortho Team

What’s the Deal with Candy and Braces?

Posted on September 29, 2023

After having your metal braces put on, you were probably given a long list of foods to avoid. Most dentists and orthodontists discourage frequent consumption of candy in general, but when you’re wearing metal braces certain types of candy can be downright damaging. Regardless, it’s important to still enjoy the little things in life, so… Read more »

Embracing Braces: Tips for Maintaining Confidence During Orthodontic Treatment

Posted on September 14, 2023

If you’re just now getting braces as an adult and feel awkward about it, take comfort in a few important facts. According to Humana, of the over 4 million people in the US who wear them, about 25% are adults. Furthermore, you can take a few simple steps to ensure that you feel comfortable and… Read more »

Braces 101: What to Expect When Getting Braces

Posted on July 24, 2023

Many people are improving their smiles with braces. The right set of braces can straighten out a crooked smile and ensure proper spacing between teeth. Further, braces can be used to correct problematic biting motions, such as overbites and underbites. It’s wise to speak with a dentist or orthodontist when considering braces. Not sure what… Read more »