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How Your Oral Health and Overall Well-Being Connect

Posted on: December 16th, 2015 by Wisanu Charoenkul

As they say, a healthy mouth is a happy mouth. But did you know that it can also mean a healthier you? By keeping your teeth and gums in good condition, you’ll not only save your smile, but you’ll reduce your risk for other potential health conditions down the road. Here’s how a few daily… Read more…

Holiday Stress and Your Teeth Habits

Posted on: December 2nd, 2015 by Wisanu Charoenkul

Do the holidays make your teeth grind or clench? While this time of year is all about being merry and bringing good cheer, it can also be very stressful. For a lot of people, stress shows up dentally in the form of teeth grinding and clenching. Want to keep your teeth healthy for the long… Read more…

Invisalign: How It Works

Posted on: November 18th, 2015 by Wisanu Charoenkul

You’ve probably heard about Invisalign. But have you ever wondered just how it works? Let’s dive right in and take a closer look at the technical side of Invisalign treatment. Personalized Treatment Plans Invisalign works by using predictive 3D modeling to position your teeth in a very precise sequence, from start to finish. Before you… Read more…

Trouble Brushing with Braces? Give Plaque HD a Try

Posted on: November 4th, 2015 by Wisanu Charoenkul

Back in the day, kids could chew on red tablets that would mark areas of the teeth where you needed to brush better. This was a fun exercise to teach kids how to brush thoroughly. When a patient first gets braces, throughly brushing your teeth can be a challenge for some patients. While those fun… Read more…

How Does a Cavity Form?

Posted on: October 21st, 2015 by Wisanu Charoenkul

Tooth decay and cavities can happen to anyone, but if you wear braces, it’s especially important to be mindful of these dental issues. With braces, food can get caught where your toothbrush can’t reach and means some extra diligence to be thorough with your cleaning. This causes bacteria to build up that can lead to… Read more…

8th Annual Candy Buy Back Event

Posted on: October 5th, 2015 by Wisanu Charoenkul

It’s that time of year again! Lake Hills Orthodontics is happy to announce our 8th Annual Candy Buy Back Event is happening again, just a few days after Halloween. Think you’ll get a lot more candy than you can chew this year? When you stop by our office on November 2nd and 3rd, you can… Read more…

Can Adults Benefit From Orthodontic Treatment?

Posted on: September 23rd, 2015 by Wisanu Charoenkul

Does the thought of wearing braces as an adult make you feel a bit…ridiculous? You needn’t worry – more adults are doing braces than you think. According to a survey by the American Association of Orthodontics, adults are increasingly seeking orthodontic treatment. In fact, orthodontists in the United States and Canada treated a record high… Read more…

Life Hack: 10 Things You Can Do With Your Leftover Rubber Bands

Posted on: September 9th, 2015 by Wisanu Charoenkul

Most kids wear rubber bands, or elastics, at some point during their braces treatment. But what do you do with all your old bands? There are lots of creative ways to repurpose your elastics (after having washed them, of course!). We’ve rounded up creative uses for your leftover rubber bands. And many of these DIY… Read more…

When Do I Get My Braces Off?

Posted on: August 26th, 2015 by Wisanu Charoenkul

Are we there yet? Are we there yet? If you’ve been wearing your braces and you are getting close the original time estimate for treatment, you’re probably itching to get them removed so you can show off your new smile. When driving from point A to B, it’s easy to look at the GPS and… Read more…

Tips for Brushing Your Teeth with Braces

Posted on: August 12th, 2015 by Wisanu Charoenkul

A common misconception is that braces causes cavities. But in reality, it’s not the braces – it’s the lack of cleaning thoroughly around the brackets (and every side of each tooth) that causes the cavities to form. Basically, it comes down to the bacteria in your mouth feed off the stuff left behind on your… Read more…

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