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Things To Avoid While Braces Are On

If you’ve never had braces before but have had friends or family members who have, it can be difficult to know what life is like from the outside. Although your life won’t drastically change once you have braces on, there are definitely things that you will need to...

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What Is Dental Phobia?

Typically, most people don’t enjoy dental appointments any more than they enjoy a trip to a physician. Although most people live with some anxiety or fear of going to a medical specialist, however, for someone with a dental phobia, the thought of coming in for an...

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What Is Misalignment Of The Jaw?

Misaligned teeth is one of the most common oral health problems out there. Although we see models on TV or in magazines with perfectly white and straight teeth, this is not the case for the majority of Americans. And those of us who have straight teeth most likely...

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Your First Orthodontist Appointment

If you think you or your child needs braces, either for aesthetic reasons or you were directed to an orthodontist by another oral health specialist, you’re probably wondering what your first appointment will be like. We all know how stressful or nerve-racking it can...

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Signs You need Braces

We’ve all asked this question before or considered at some point going to see an orthodontist. For most people, orthodontic treatment is all about aesthetics, however, to an orthodontist it’s much more important than improving your smile (although that’s still...

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How To Choose An Orthodontist

Chances are, you’re well aware what an orthodontist can do for you. Orthodontists are primarily focused on the alignment of patients’ teeth, as well as the jaw. Most people visit an orthodontist to have braces put on and to improve their smile. However, braces can...

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7 Reasons To Visit An Orthodontist – Part 2

Hello, and welcome back to our blog here at Camilo Riano Orthodontics. This is part two of our blog series about the top seven reasons to visit an orthodontist. Although most people think of only visiting an orthodontist in their teenage years, orthodontists can be a...

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7 Reasons To Visit An Orthodontist

Let’s face it, from a very young age, we start to shy away from the idea of going to the dentist or orthodontist. But the reason we do this is cause we have an unnatural fear that there may be something seriously wrong. The problem with this is that oral health issues...

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Pain Relief From Mouth Sores – Part 2

Hello, and welcome back to our blog here at Camilo Riano Orthodontics. This is part two of our blog series about mouth sores. If you read our first blog, you know we talked about canker sores and cold sores, two of the most common mouth sores. We also talked about how...

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Pain Relief From Mouth Sores

Chances are, you’ve experienced a mouth sore at some point in your life, whether it was a cold sore, tongue inflammation, or canker sore. Some mouth sores are genetic while others are the result of diet or injury. If you just got braces on or you’re planning on...

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What Causes Crooked Teeth? – Part 2

Hello, and welcome back to our blog here at Camilo Riano Orthodontics. If you read part one of this blog series, you know that we started talking about the causes of crooked teeth. Keep reading to learn more about this widespread issue and contact our orthodontists...

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What Causes Crooked Teeth?

Whether you’re reading a magazine, watching a movie, or browsing the internet, you may find that everyone in these images has perfectly white and straight teeth. But in reality, this is not the case. It’s very rare that someone is born with perfectly straight teeth,...

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Health Benefits Of Orthodontic Treatment – Part 2

Hello, and welcome back to our blog here at Camilo Riano Orthodontics. This is part two of our blog series about the health benefits of orthodontic treatment. Although many of us have our own reasons for having braces put on, they’re not always the most important...

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Health Benefits Of Orthodontic Treatment

Everyone knows that getting braces will help straighten your smile and make you more confident in pictures, but we rarely ever talk about what the actual health benefits of tooth straightening are — which there are many! Like most parents, you probably want your son...

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Why Invisalign Is Great For Active Teens – Part 2

Hello, and welcome back to our blog here at Camilo Riano Orthodontics. This is part two of our blog series about why Invisalign Teen is great for teenagers with an active lifestyle. In part one we talked about some of the specific benefits you’ll get with Invisalign...

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Why Invisalign Is Great For Active Teens

If your son or daughter needs braces soon, you’ve probably been scouring the internet trying to find the best type of braces for their lifestyle, and more importantly, the orthodontist that you’ll be visiting. There’s a lot to take into consideration like how much...

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Tips For Traveling With Braces – part 2

Hello, and welcome back to our blog here at Camilo Riano Orthodontics. This is part two of our blog series about maintaining braces while you’re on vacation. Although it’s not difficult to take care of your braces while taking a trip, you still need to make sure...

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Tips For Traveling With Braces

Many parents wonder how their son or daughter will react to braces. Will they be able to concentrate on their studies? Will their braces prevent them from doing things like love like sports or hobbies? Will they avoid being in photos while braces are on? Will it be...

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How To Have Healthy Teeth Once Braces Are Off – Part 2

Hello, and welcome back to our blog here at Camilo Riano Orthodontics. This is part two of our blog series about maintaining healthy teeth while braces are on. It’s not always easy to know what the best way to clean your teeth is when you have metal brackets and wires...

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How To Have Healthy Teeth Once Braces Are Off

It’s a common question asked by parents and kids alike (probably mostly parents): “How do you maintain healthy teeth while braces are on?” Braces themselves actually improve your oral health significantly. By straightening teeth, your braces prevent too much pressure...

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