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Posted Fri, May 29, 2020
According to the American Association of Orthodontists, orthodontic treatment for children should start at around age seven. Dr. Mardaga can evaluate your child’s orthodontic needs early on to see if orthodontic treatment is recommended for your...
Posted Thu, May 28, 2020
When the time comes for Dr. Mardaga to remove your braces, it is very exciting. Unfortunately, it can be somewhat confusing, too, because you are faced with choosing between two kinds of retainers. Should you go with permanent, removable, or a c...
Posted Mon, Mar 09, 2020
Clear aligners like Invisalign® have become increasingly popular over the past several years and rightly so. They’re removable, easier to clean than braces, and hardly anyone knows you're wearing them. They are great in treating many cases, but ...
Posted Sun, Feb 23, 2020
The The Woodlands Orthodontic Group team knows that oral hygiene is important, whether you have braces on your teeth or not.
Posted Mon, Jan 20, 2020
Patients have so many choices for straightening their teeth nowadays — clear aligners, ceramic braces, lingual braces, self-ligating braces — but who is best suited to guide them through orthodontic treatment? Well, an orthodontist like Dr. Mard...
Posted Mon, Jan 20, 2020
Proper mouth protection is recommended by The Woodlands Orthodontic Group when you participate in any sports activities. If you wear braces, this protection becomes essential. Injuries to your mouth can not only damage your teeth, but your brace...
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.