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  • Breakfast with Braces
    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 Read more
  • Fantastic Elastics
    If you already wear traditional braces, you know all about these helpful little rubber rings. But if you are new to the world of braces, you might like to know Read more
  • Importance of Oral Hygiene with Braces
    Proper oral hygiene techniques are always worthwhile, but they are especially crucial when you’re wearing orthodontic appliances such as braces. When you don’t maintain an effective oral hygiene routine, you Read more
  • Tooth Protection and Winter Sports
    Just because it’s cold out there doesn’t mean you’ll give up keeping fit and active! Winter is the season for some of our favorite team sporting activities, and when you’re Read more
  • Things You Probably Didn’t Know About New Year's Eve
    It’s no secret that New Year’s Eve is one of the most widely celebrated holidays in the world. the doctor and our team love it too. It’s a fresh start, Read more
  • Post-Braces Care: Wear your retainer!
    Many patients underestimate the importance of wearing their retainers after their braces come off, but it is one of the most critical post care practices to keep your teeth in Read more
  • Orthodontics: From Tooth Fairy to Retainer
    You might be surprised to learn that the doctor and our team recommend an orthodontic appointment even before your child has had that last visit from the Tooth Fairy. In Read more
  • ‘Tis the Season—for Healthy Dental Choices!
    It might be the most wonderful time of the year, but if you’re dashing through the snow to an emergency orthodontic appointment, you’re not feeling very jolly. And post-holiday, no Read more
  • What causes crooked teeth?
    Teeth erupt crookedly for a number of reasons that range from genetics to mouth deformities and serious oral diseases. When extra teeth or abnormally large teeth create a malocclusion (crookedness Read more
  • Thanksgiving Trivia
    At Jordan Orthodontics we love learning trivia and interesting facts about Thanksgiving! This year, the doctor wanted to share some trivia that might help you feel a bit smarter at Read more
  • Not-So-Sweet Sweets: The five worst candies to eat during orthodontic treatment
    Sticky, hard, and gooey: these candies fill your dopamine receptors with spasms of sugar-filled joy, but if you’re undergoing orthodontic treatment at Jordan Orthodontics to straighten your teeth, then these Read more
  • Protecting Your Smile with Mouthguards
    If you participate in sports or other physical activities, it’s wise to consider getting a mouthguard. Also known as mouth protectors, mouthguards are a device worn over the teeth to Read more
  • Eating with Braces: Braces-friendly snack recipe
    At Jordan Orthodontics, the doctor and our staff know that eating with braces can be tricky. You want to avoid damaging the bands, brackets, and wires, since any damage can Read more
  • Don’t let braces ruin your Halloween
    Halloween is a time to enjoy delicious candies you might avoid the rest of the year. Youngsters who get to dress up and ask for sweet treats out trick-or-treating cherish Read more
  • What is a water pick and do I need one?
    Water picks, sometimes called “oral irrigators,” make an excellent addition to your regular home care regimen of brushing and flossing. Especially helpful to those who suffer from periodontal disease and Read more
  • Common Malocclusions
    When we think orthodontics, we commonly think teeth. Naturally! Straight teeth and a beaming smile are everyone’s orthodontic goal. But orthodontics is a field which specializes in more than misaligned Read more