Month: July 2020

Helping Your Teen Feel Confident About Orthodontics

A lack of confidence is an issue that most people face at one time or another. In fact, 85% of people have struggled with low self-esteem. For adults, self-esteem issues can stem from a number of life-related scenarios, including job titles, financial status, whether or not they have kids, etc.   For teens, self-esteem is often tied to how they feel about their appearance. These are formative years where kids are …

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Stopping Teeth Grinding with Orthodontic Treatment

At some point growing up, you probably had someone tell you not to grind your teeth. However, teeth grinding isn’t always simple. For some people, teeth grinding is a compulsive force of habit caused by stress, anxiety, or boredom. For others, it’s causes are more subconscious and mysterious. There’s actually a technical term for teeth grinding.   It’s called bruxism.   …

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