Gum inflammation is a result of excessive plaque buildup on the teeth and gum line – also known as gingivitis. It can be extremely challenging to keep your teeth clean and healthy while wearing braces due to the brackets and wires. This is why many people who are undergoing orthodontic treatment experience gum inflammation and […]
Keeping your gums healthy is a crucial part in maintaining good oral hygiene and preventing gum disease. As your local Kansas City Orthodontist, our goal is to help straighten your teeth to make cleaning them a breeze and give you the confidence you deserve. Even if you are someone who is cavity free, and have […]
Halitosis is the clinical word used to describe chronic bad breath. It is estimated that 25% of people are affected with this condition. Unfortunately, this is not something that a quick tooth brushing and mouthwash gargle in the morning will get rid of. If you do have halitosis for an extended amount of time it is possible […]
Having braces while pregnant is not uncommon. In fact, at Fry Orthodontics, we have had many expecting mothers choose to go through orthodontic treatment! Here are some tips to follow if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant while wearing braces. Advice for woman who wear braces while pregnant Be sure to make your […]
Are you experiencing any gum swelling or discomfort while wearing braces? If so, consider this helpful information about gum health and learn ways to prevent swelling.
Popular American talk show, “The View” has tapped into an issue that has generated much buzz in the dental world. One of the four hosts, Whoopi Goldberg, shared a very real experience with the viewers in 2016 about gum disease. “For years and years, I let my mouth go and I am now paying the price,” […]