Category: Orthodontics

The Importance of Orthodontic Treatment for Your Child by Age 7

Posted on February 29, 2024

An evaluation for orthodontic treatment for your child by age 7 may seem early, yet it’s a pivotal step in ensuring your child’s long-term dental health. Early intervention not only establishes the groundwork for a lifetime of confident smiles but also addresses potential issues before they escalate. Recognizing the importance of this age and the… Read more »

5 Emergencies We Treat at Johnson Orthodontics

Posted on December 5, 2023

Dental issues happen, but sometimes those issues can be emergencies. Fortunately, our experienced team at Johnson Orthodontics can help provide care when you’re experiencing a dental emergency. Here are some of the key emergencies we treat. 1. Mouth Sore Mouth sores are commonly caused by oral injuries, such as biting the inside of your cheek… Read more »

I Haven’t Been Wearing My Aligners! What Do I Do?

Posted on November 9, 2023

Clear aligners are a great way to get the orthodontic treatment you need without the commitment of traditional braces. It’s recommended that you wear your Invisalign aligners most of the time to get the desired results. However, if you get off track, it’s not the end of the world. Here are some tips on what… Read more »

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 »