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Daily Habits That Harm Our Teeth

Gabriel Ruhan
03, Sep 2019

OUR TOOTH ENAMEL holds the distinction of being the hardest substance in our bodies — even harder than bone! But don’t take that to mean our teeth are invincible. As hard as enamel is, it’s als ... Read More

The Benefits Of Fixed Retainers

Guildford Orthodontics
18, Apr 2018

TOO MANY PEOPLE know what it’s like to accidentally throw a retainer away after lunch. Retainers can be expensive, so losing one is never fun. Fortunately, removable retainers aren’t the only opt ... Read More

Is Your Frenulum Holding You Back?

Guildford Orthodontics
03, Mar 2018

YOU’VE HEARD OF being tongue-tied, but what about lip-tied? Both are actually legitimate medical conditions, and the culprits are pieces of tissue in our mouths called frenula. Tongue Ties And Lip ... Read More

Why Straight Teeth?

Guildford Orthodontics
19, Feb 2018

TO SOME, IT MIGHT seem like the benefits of having straight teeth are purely cosmetic. And those benefits certainly do exist. Studies have shown that people tend to perceive someone with straight t ... Read More

Making Malocclusions Bite The Dust

Guildford Orthodontics
18, Jan 2018

A MALOCCLUSION OCCURS when the upper and lower teeth don’t fit together properly, which can lead to a variety of problems. These bad bites can impact our speech, our digestion (by making it difficu ... Read More

Why Do We Get Crooked Teeth?

Guildford Orthodontics
20, Dec 2017

IF BABY TEETH almost always grow in straight, then why are adult teeth so often crooked? What is it, if not just bad luck? There are competing theories, but adult teeth can come in crooked for a varie ... Read More

Smoking And Oral Health

Guildford Orthodontics
22, Nov 2017

THE DISEASE WE USUALLY think of when we hear “health risks of smoking” is lung cancer, but the damage smoking can cause isn’t limited to the lungs. A smoking habit can do a lot of harm to oral h ... Read More

Five Quick Braces-Friendly Breakfast Ideas

Guildford Orthodontics
14, Nov 2017

WHEN YOU HAVE BRACES, it can sometimes be tricky to find good food to eat that won’t put all those crucial brackets and wires at risk. Finding the right food is even trickier if you’ve just had y ... Read More

Preparing Your Smile For The Big Day

Guildford Orthodontics
07, Nov 2017

YOU’VE DREAMED OF THIS day your whole life. You have the ring and the fiancé, the planning is going well, and you’re down to the last few details. Bridals are coming up, and then the wedding itse ... Read More

Know Your Orthodontic Appliance

Guildford Orthodontics
31, Oct 2017

SOMETIMES, HAVING BRACES can make things feel a bit crowded in your mouth, but every piece of orthodontic hardware serves an important purpose in getting you the straight, healthy smile you deserve! ... Read More