Holiday Braces Tips

            We sure hope all our patients get to spend the holidays with family!  In case you get to travel to Grandma’s house for the holidays, here are a few travel safety tips for your braces! Here are a few items you should be certain...

Cheesy Bacon Pinwheels Braces Friendly Recipe

We had you at bacon, right? These tender and buttery yeast dough pinwheels with sweet caramelized onions, salty bacon, and creamy Gruyere cheese would be a perfect and a little fancy addition to your Thanksgiving breadbasket! Ingredients: 1/3 cup warm water (100°F to...

Great American Smokeout Day

On Great American Smokeout Day, let’s talk about how smoking affects your teeth: Everybody knows that smoking wreaks havoc on your health. While your teeth may not be the first thing you think of when considering the dangers of smoking, any kind of tobacco use can...

Signs of Clenching or Grinding Teeth

Bruxism is a condition where you grind or clench your teeth. Most people with bruxism either grind/clench unconsciously during the day or while they sleep. Bruxism is typically either a response to stress or indicative of something wrong with your bite or tooth...

Braces Friendly Totchos Recipe

Since many of you are wearing braces and we don’t suggest eating tortilla chips, we thought you might enjoy celebrating with some Totchos!  If you are a tater tot fan, you’ll love these! Ingredients: 1 (28-oz.) bag frozen tater tots 1-pound ground beef or ground...

S’mores Cookies – Braces Friendly

If you had any Girl Scout cookies left in your cabinets or freezer, they are probably long gone since you’ve been spending more time at home. So, here is a great recipe that imitates one of our favorites: Wet Ingredients ¼ cup brown rice syrup (or ¼ cup honey) 2...