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Does My Kid Need Braces? Here’s What to Look For

You take your child to the dentist regularly, and you have done everything you can to keep their teeth clean, gums healthy, and the cavities away. At your most recent visit to the dentist, you may have heard a suggestion

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Invisalign

The Invisalign Process: What to Expect

The Invisalign process provides an effective, aesthetic alternative to the metal braces that you had nightmares about when you were a teenager! The ease of taking aligners off to brush and floss, makes hygiene care far easier than with traditional

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Phase I Orthodontic Expansion with Invisalign

Have you heard about Phase I Orthodontic Expansion with Invisalign? Phase I, or early interceptive, orthodontic treatment is usually initiated on children between the ages of 7 and 10 to address significant space problems, if necessary. This treatment typically involves

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Get your skin ready for summer!

Get Your Skin Ready for Summer!

Keeping your skin healthy will keep you smiling this summer.

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May is National Teen Self Esteem Month -- Foote Orthodontics

May is National Teen Self Esteem Month

National Teen Self-Esteem Month was created to raise public awareness about low self-esteem and how it can  affect teens. Negative self-image affects many aspects of their everyday lives. Some evidence shows learning disabilities and increased risk of eating disorders can

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Straight Teeth for Brides

Straight Teeth for Brides…or Anyone Who Wants a Beautiful Smile in Less Time!

Short term braces (limited orthodontic treatment) can provide you with a beautiful smile in six months or less, for that special occasion.

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Closeup of a mouth with braces on teeth and the tongue out, isolated in white

Keeping Your Tongue Clean and Healthy Enhances Your Orthodontic Treatment

Support your orthodontic treatment by keeping your tongue clean. Removing harmful bacteria from the tongue daily will reduce tooth decay, gingivitis, and bad breath.

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Laughing little girl pulling on bubblegum and showing her braces

Chewing the Right Type of Gum During Orthodontic Treatment Can Help Decrease Cavities!

Chewing sugarless gum while wearing traditional braces is approved by the ADA and Dr. Foote. Chewing gum increases salivary flow, which can then reduce tooth decay.

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Keeping Teeth Clean During Orthodontic Treatment

Keeping Teeth Clean During Orthodontic Treatment

To keep your teeth clean during orthodontic treatment, Dr. Foote recommends careful brushing, flossing and using fluoride rinse, all to maintain a healthy smile!

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Foote Orthodontics - Color Ties on Braces

A Rainbow of Color Ties for Braces Leads to Straight Teeth

Braces straighten your teeth, and they can add color to your life as well. Brighten up your orthodontic treatment with color ties each visit.

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