Is 7 Too Young for Orthodontics?

Two kids age 7 hug after their orthodontic appointment

It’s a valid question! Some parents may think age 7 sounds too young for braces. After all, do children even have all of their permanent teeth at this age? So why does the American Association of Orthodontists recommend that children receive their first orthodontic exam by the age of 7? Does that mean that your […]

Beware of This New Teeth Whitening Trend!

young woman learns the dangers of using magic eraser on teeth

We’ve all heard of some crazy TikTok trends, but this one takes the cake! If you haven’t heard, there’s a recent trend of teens using Magic Erasers to clean and whiten their teeth. Yes, you heard that correctly—chemical Magic Erasers on teeth. TikTok trends are notorious for popularizing dangerous ideas, and this is one that […]