Many teenagers today do not want traditional braces for a host of reasons. Instead, young adults are choosing Invisalign Teen aligners. Teenagers find this to be an easier and less visible way to perfect their smiles. In this post, we’ll answer the popular question – Why do teenagers love Invisalign? Let’s get loving.
Now that summertime is upon us, kids are spending more time outside, families are going to more outdoor outings and many are heading out on vacation. Join Papandreas Orthodontics and the EWG (Environmental Working Group) in their efforts, along with dermatologists and sunscreen companies to educate the public when it comes to the truth about sunscreens and sun safety.
Skin Cancer is on the Rise
Did you know that every year, more than two million Americans find out they have skin cancer? 2% are in their teen years! The rate of melanoma deadly skin cancer has tripled since the 1970s. The experts are not sure why and most consider the outbreak in new cases is due to widespread overexposure to sun, especially among adults who were repeatedly sunburned as a child. Several factors suggest that regular sun exposure may not be as harmful as intermittent and high intensity sunlight. Read more
Improving sleep problems with orthodontics. It is not too unusual for people to have sleeping issues. For some, it seems that no matter how long they stay in bed that they are not refreshed when they wake. This seems to be an ongoing problem for which relief is needed, and braces may offer the perfect solution. In this post, we’re going to show you quick answers to questions on this subject. Let’s dive right in.
How to alleviate discomfort. The pain from braces can sneak up on you. When you first get your wires tightened, your teeth just feel some intense pressure on them. It’s not too uncomfortable. But soon, very soon, a more intense pain starts to set in. And that’s just the pain from the tightening. That doesn’t even touch the bone pain you may feel in your chin bone or the rub of the brackets and wires against your inner mouth. In this post, we’ll take you through all the facts to help you alleviate discomfort with braces. Let’s get busy.
Keep me cavity-free? If you want your child’s teeth to remain strong and healthy throughout their adolescent and adult years, it’s important that they learn how to properly brush, floss, and maintain proper oral health care. In the event that your child doesn’t take care of their teeth during their formative years, cavities are more likely. Which can be very detrimental to the quality of your child’s teeth. If you really want your child to be cavity-free, there are a number of rules that you should follow.
Orthodontics…Did you know that the field of orthodontics is the very first recognized specialty within the dental profession? The need for straightening crooked teeth with orthodontic treatment has been around for centuries. Fortunately, the methods to achieve this have never been more effective and available, thanks to modern advancements within the orthodontic profession. Here are some additional facts you never knew about orthodontics. Let’s get investigating.
Invisible braces are here. While metal braces were once among the only options when someone wanted to have their teeth straightened, you no longer need to worry about metal being glued to the front of your teeth for them to be straightened. New and exciting options are being developed on an almost constant basis, many of which are designed to appear invisible. In this post, we’ll take you through the differences in invisible braces and what to do next to get a new smile. Let’s get cracking.
Some people know their children need braces, but they don’t get braces because they’re scared. Also, most kids are scared to get braces because of fear. There are many different reasons that parents and children are afraid of getting braces. When the only thing that lies between your child and a beautiful smile is a fear of having braces, there are a few ways you can help them conquer their fears. In this post, we’ll show you how to overcome your fear of braces. Let’s get going.
Effects of vaping on teeth. If you’ve ever vaped before, you’ve likely done so primarily because you’ve been told that this practice is much better for your health than smoking traditional tobacco. While there are some benefits that come with vaping when compared to smoking, there are a variety of issues that can stem from using e-cigarettes. Although they lack the tar found in standard cigarettes that leads to decay. your teeth can still be adversely affected by them. In this post, we’ll show you the effects of vaping on teeth. Let’s get cracking.
Oral health. When it comes to your oral health, it is all about keeping your teeth in great shape. And seeing an expert when needed. Unfortunately, a lot of people forgo routine oral health and care. So they find that their teeth just aren’t in the shape that they need or want them to be. If you have always wanted a straight and beautiful smile, you first need to care for the teeth. But you may also want to consider having orthodontics done for your own benefit. In this post, we’ll give you a definitive guide to oral health. Let’s get cracking.