Every day we are flooded with ads about this toothpaste or that mouthwash, all of which claim to prevent enamel erosion caused by food and beverages. A more significant cause of enamel erosion, however, is bruxism.
There are many benefits to orthodontic treatment as an adult, yet many people still avoid braces. We at TNT Orthodontics are here to dispel your fears and show you why getting braces as an adult can be greatly beneficial!
Today is Toothache Day: a day dedicated to something none of us enjoy. Although a toothache isn’t something to celebrate, our team at TNT Orthodontics would like to use today as an opportunity to educate you about how toothaches form and how you can avoid them.
January 15th - 19th is Sugar Awareness Week! Our team here at TNT Orthodontics is here to help you better understand how sugar can lead to tooth decay and the steps you can take to ensure your teeth remain healthy and strong!
Christmas is getting closer and closer with each passing day! Are you still searching a perfect gift for the braces wearer in your life? TNT Orthodontics has you covered. Here are some of our suggestions for gifts that are sure to put a Dynamite smile on their faces!
It’s November, which means Thanksgiving is around the corner, which means Black Friday will be here before you know it. Despite not being as big of a deal in recent years, Black Friday still marks the start of major holiday savings. We want to make sure you can get those bargains without being disappointed, so here are seven ways to stay safe and shop smart during your 2017 holiday shopping.
This week come join us as we celebrate TNT Orthodontics’ 7th Annual Candy Buy Back! In support of Orthodontic Health Month, we are buying back your unopened Halloween Candy to help decrease cavities, childhood diabetes, and childhood obesity. We will be buying your candy for $1/lb (up to 5lbs/person max), and sending it to the U.S. Troops stationed overseas via Operation Gratitude.
It’s October and you know what that means: It’s Halloween!! We love Halloween here at TNT Orthodontics, getting to dress up as spooky/kooky characters is always a blast (and we love seeing our patients’ costumes). But Halloween also means lots of candy is being passed out, which can present some problems for our patients with braces. Never fear! You can still indulge in all the sugary goodness this Halloween, you just have to be careful of what sweets you consume.
October is National Orthodontic Health Month. TNT Orthodontics spends this month working to increase awareness among our patients of the positive impact orthodontic care has on their oral health and self-esteem! More than 1.2 million American adults are currently sporting braces, so let’s dive into some facts about orthodontics and how it does more than simply give you a better smile.
Toothpaste! It’s been around longer than you may think. Did you know, the Egyptians are thought to have started using a paste to clean their teeth around 5000 BC? That’s about two thousand years before toothbrushes started making appearances in 3500-3000 BC!