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Posted Thu, Sep 10, 2020
Plaque is a sticky subject! It sticks to the enamel of our teeth above and below the gum line, and it collects around braces.
Posted Sun, Aug 16, 2020
Why do you chew gum? Perhaps because it’s a habit that comes with some healthy benefits. Chewing a stick or two reduces the urge to snack between meals.
Posted Wed, Jul 15, 2020
Perhaps you are already planning for the years when your teenager will need orthodontic work. But hearing that your seven-year-old would benefit from orthodontic treatment?
Posted Tue, Jun 30, 2020
This is one of the most common questions that is asked at The Woodlands Orthodontic Group and, unfortunately, it does not have a simple answer. Just as every patient we see is unique, so is their treatment plan.
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 Tue, Sep 01, 2020
Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday each September here in the United States, is a holiday devoted to the American working community. The purpose of the holiday is honoring the country's workers and their contributions to the strength of o...