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Posted Thu, Jan 09, 2020
Nowadays, many adults are taking advantage of getting straighter teeth with braces. Dr. Mardaga and our team love to help patients create the dazzling, confident smile they’ve always wanted.
Posted Fri, Nov 29, 2019
Convertible or sedan? Downtown or suburbs? Electric or manual toothbrush? As life decisions go, it’s certainly not choosing your next car, or deciding where you want to live.
Posted Sat, Nov 09, 2019
A bright, beautiful smile is often achieved with braces. The time you spend wearing braces is an investment in the good health and appearance of your smile. However, Dr. Mardaga and our staff know that having braces on your teeth can pose challe...
Posted Fri, Nov 08, 2019
Breakfast is called the most important meal of the day for many reasons. Children need to refuel after a long night’s sleep, and studies suggest that school kids who eat a good breakfast have more energy, better attendance and behavior, and even...
Posted Mon, Oct 28, 2019
All Hallows' Eve, more commonly known as Halloween, is a yearly event celebrated on October 31, and one that is anticipated by the young and young at heart all over the world.
Posted Mon, Oct 28, 2019
All Hallows' Eve, more commonly known as Halloween, is a yearly event celebrated on October 31, and one that is anticipated by the young and young at heart all over the world.
Posted Fri, Oct 18, 2019
While braces play an important part in helping to create a healthy mouth and teeth, you might experience a few side effects while wearing them that are common and can be easily treated.
Posted Sun, Oct 13, 2019
If you’ve never been to an orthodontist before, you might be wary of what to expect during your first visit. Your dentist may have recommended an orthodontic appliance if it could improve the state of your oral health.
Posted Fri, Sep 20, 2019
It’s useful to know some of the common problems that can arise when you get braces. Even if you take great care of your braces and teeth, you might not be able to avoid certain issues or side effects that accompany braces.
Posted Fri, Aug 16, 2019
Some myths never wear out their welcome. If the Tooth Fairy helps your child transition from baby teeth to adult teeth, more power to her! On the other hand, some myths we can do without.
Posted Fri, Jul 05, 2019
When a child is born, he or she will have 20 primary teeth and 32 permanent teeth. But sometimes kids are born with additional teeth, and our team at The Woodlands Orthodontic Group
Posted Fri, Jun 28, 2019
If you’ve visited The Woodlands Orthodontic Group, then there’s a good chance you’re looking to perfect your smile by straightening your teeth with braces.
Posted Fri, Jun 21, 2019
A lot of our patients are curious about the difference between an orthodontist and a dentist. In fact, one of the most common questions we hear at The Woodlands Orthodontic Group is, “Dentists and orthodontists are all the same, right?”
Posted Thu, Jun 20, 2019
When you start wearing braces, it can become a challenge to clean certain areas of your mouth. If these areas are neglected for long periods of time, though, decay and stains can form on your teeth.
Posted Sat, Jun 08, 2019
If you are wearing braces and are planning a vacation, our team at The Woodlands Orthodontic Group would suggest that you be prepared.
Posted Mon, May 20, 2019
Some foods are just terrible for your teeth — think cookies and candy bars — but there are certain foods that are beneficial to your oral health. Below, Dr. Mardaga and Dr. Mouritsen and our team have covered five of the top foods to keep your t...
Posted Tue, May 14, 2019
Orthodontic braces are used to straighten the teeth, which not only creates a more pleasing appearance, but also helps prevent tooth decay and other oral health problems.
Posted Fri, Apr 26, 2019
Bad breath, or halitosis, is probably not a matter of life or death. But it can make you feel self-conscious and have a negative impact on your life. The majority of people suffering from bad breath are dealing with oral bacterial.
Posted Sat, Apr 13, 2019
It’s possible to develop tooth decay even when you take great care of your teeth. Brushing and flossing may not be enough to keep your teeth healthy, depending on your diet.
Posted Fri, Apr 05, 2019
So you’re about to get braces. Congratulations! You are taking a very smart step to improve the health of your teeth as well as get that killer smile in shape.
Posted Fri, Feb 15, 2019
Despite the common assumption that braces are for kids, more and more adults are choosing to pursue orthodontics to correct their smiles. Just hearing the word “braces” and picturing a mouth full of metal can cause many grownups to hesitate abou...
Posted Mon, Feb 04, 2019
By no stretch is it rare for your gums to hurt during and after flossing. Even some bleeding is to be expected. This is especially true if you have not flossed in a long time. However, if your gums do indeed hurt when you floss, and unbearably s...
Posted Mon, Jan 21, 2019
Dr. Mardaga and Dr. Mouritsen and our team recommend always wearing a protective mouthguard to participate in most physical sports. We especially encourage this if you have braces that can potentially cut your mouth or cause damage to your teeth.