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October is National Orthodontic Health Month!

Posted on September 29, 2022

For the month of October, orthodontists around the country are working to promote awareness about the benefits of orthodontic treatment and celebrate the advantages of a healthy smile. If you’re looking to improve your child’s (or your own!) oral health game, it isn’t enough to simply hide the Halloween candy this month. Silver Smiles of… Read more »


Halloween Candy Guide: The Do’s & Don’ts with Braces

Posted on September 26, 2022

With Halloween quickly approaching, the expert team here at Silver Smiles Orthodontics can’t wait to celebrate the spookiest day of the year! However, some Silver Smiles patients might be wondering, “What candy can I enjoy with braces this Halloween?” Have no fear, we’re here with a helpful guide on what candies are and aren’t good… Read more »


3 Teeth and Mouth Facts to Share With Your Kids

Posted on September 23, 2022

Children must learn how to maintain their dental hygiene early in life in order to create healthy habits that will last their entire lives. According to the California Association of Orthodontists, baby teeth will begin to form as early as 6 weeks into fetal development. Dental care is a journey that begins before a child… Read more »


Factors That Determine How Long You’ll Need Braces For

Posted on September 19, 2022

When it comes to traditional braces, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. According to the American Association of Orthodontists, most people who get braces will wear them for 1-3 years. However, the length of time you’ll need to wear them depends on several factors, including the severity of your case, your age, and the type of… Read more »


How to Prepare for and Improve Your Braces Journey

Posted on September 19, 2022

Wearing dental braces takes some getting used to, but it’s worth it because you’ll have a beautiful smile and aligned teeth to show off at the end of your braces journey. The good news is that a little preparation goes a long way, so here are some top tips to prepare for and improve your… Read more »


Braces-Friendly Lunches

Posted on August 22, 2022

It’s that time – back-to-school time! The school year can be hectic at times, for students and parents. With everything parents must do to get ready for school, there is one way to make each week go a little easier, and that is having plenty of ideas for simple lunches. Whether you meal prep or… Read more »


Back to School With Braces

Posted on August 9, 2022

There may still be a few weeks before summer ends and it’s officially fall, but most kids are saying goodbye to lazy days by the pool and heading back to school. As we prepare to settle back into a routine for a new school year, let’s talk about caring for braces, especially for kids who… Read more »


Dental History: The First Female to Earn a Dental Degree

Posted on July 28, 2022

In the United States, women have made great strides in dentistry. Historically, most schools only accepted male students, which meant that women had to above and beyond to train for years before being accepted into such schools. However, things have changed over time, and men and women alike join dental schools based on merit. Women… Read more »


Which Orthodontic Treatment Is Right for You?

Posted on July 28, 2022

If you want to improve your bite, various orthodontic treatments can help you. Orthodontics treats crooked teeth, dental crowding, and other orthodontic problems. According to the American Association of Orthodontists, one-third of adults in the United States are not content with their smiles. There are many treatment options to choose from. It is important to… Read more »


Summer Foods: Dos and Don’ts

Posted on July 5, 2022

Summer is a fantastic time to enjoy delicious food. From state fairs to family barbecues, from beach trips with delicious seafood to summer camps, there are many culinary treats that are best enjoyed in the summer months. For those with braces, however, it is important to steer clear of certain foods. Consider this your summer… Read more »


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No one knows smiles like the orthodontists at Silver Smiles. If you’re ready to get a smile that makes you want to smile, you’ve found the right solution at Silver Smiles Orthodontics.

If you’re in need of general dental work like cavity repair, teeth cleaning, caps, crowns or veneers, give us a call and we’ll be happy to refer you to an outstanding general dentist in your area.