1. A Few Oral Hygiene Tips For Those New To Wearing Braces

    We’ve covered quite a bit of ground in our past few blogs, having discussed what foods you can and can’t eat while wearing braces (for a variety of reasons), among other blogs. In that “other” category would be a “mailbag” blog of sorts — we answered a few frequently asked questions th…Read More

  2. What Foods Should You Eat While Wearing Braces? Part Two

    To recap part one of this two-part series, we spent the vast majority of our previous blog addressing which foods to avoid while wearing braces. Excluding hard and chewy candy, there weren’t too many types of food that have to be categorically avoided altogether. While we’d encourage you to go b…Read More

  3. What Foods Should You Avoid While Wearing Braces? Part One

    So, you’ve called your local orthodontist and are scheduled to get your braces applied shortly. You are feeling pretty good about things — you certainly aren’t as nervous as some of your friends and family members were before getting their own orthodontic treatment. However, there is one thing…Read More

  4. Little-Known Facts about Orthodontic & Dental Care!

    Welcome back to the one and only Rogers & Andrews Orthodontics blog! We’ve covered quite a bit of ground in our most recent blogs, from outlining what you can expect from your first visit to our local orthodontia office to providing helpful tips about living with braces, caring for your retain…Read More

  5. Helpful Tips for Living with Braces

    People have mixed feelings about going to the orthodontist, not unlike the prevailing sentiment of getting your teeth cleaned at the dentist’s office. Orthodontic treatment, by contrast, is usually more involved than your average dental appointment, and oftentimes the reason is that there is the d…Read More

  6. Foods That Make Your Teeth Stronger

    Any time you talk about braces, the conversation always seems to steer toward all the foods you can't have — hard candy, taffy, ice, corn on the cob, popcorn, and chips...the list goes on. We thought we'd take a break from foods that can hurt your teeth while you have braces and talk about foods t…Read More

  7. Common Myths About Orthodontic Treatment

    There are some things in life that you just need to work. Your jaw and your teeth are definitely members of that crowd! They allow you to eat, drink, talk, and more, and when they experience troubles, it can make the most basic activities next to impossible. Generally, dental issues start small and…Read More

  8. TMD Basics

    It can be easy to take our bodies for granted: we don't realize how important each part of the body is until one of those parts has trouble. Depending on the issue, basic daily activities can become painful and difficult. As orthodontists, we specialize in the teeth and jaw, so we're very familiar …Read More

  9. How to Handle Food When You Have Braces

    Getting braces is a pretty significant event, no matter how old you are. Your whole mouth will feel different, and some of your habits will need to change. If you choose traditional braces with metal or plastic brackets, one of the biggest changes you'll face is the foods you can eat. Many of our p…Read More

  10. Questions to Ask Your Orthodontist – Part 1

    Orthodontists should know all about teeth and how they should be treated. A great orthodontist will offer plenty of information and give you opportunities to learn. However, it’s very helpful to know what questions to ask! You don’t want to leave the office and realize you forgot to inquire abou…Read More