With our offices being closed due to the mandated COVID-19 stay-at-home order, more and more people are looking for ways to care for their smiles at home in between orthodontic appointments. At Fry Orthodontics, achieving the smile of your dreams is our top priority. This blog will provide you with tips on how to continue […]
Did you know Fry Orthodontics offers complimentary video exams? That’s right! You can learn about your orthodontic treatment options from the comfort of your own home. How do video exams work? Step 1 Visit www.fryorthodontics.com and click through the steps to setting up your free video exam. This will only take a few minutes. Step […]
Help us celebrate national nutrition month at Fry Orthodontics by learning healthy, nutritious ways to care for your body AND your braces! Healthy Eating Habits and Braces We all know that developing healthy eating habits and sticking to them can be a challenge. If you are wearing braces, maintaining a high level of oral health […]
An overbite is a type of malocclusion, which is the misalignment of the upper and bottom teeth. This malocclusion can be hereditary, however, it can also be caused by prolonged use of a pacifier, bottle, or excessive thumb sucking. An overbite is often the result of over-crowded teeth or skeletal issues in the jaw. Different […]
Read to find out what to do if you’ve lost or broken your retainer! At Fry Orthodontics, we offer FREE retainer replacements for life!
At what age should the first baby tooth be lost? When should the last one fall out? Is there a predictable order? The first baby teeth (also known as primary teeth) to come in are usually the lower central incisors around the age of six months. The last baby teeth to show up are the […]
Here are a few fun facts about teeth that I bet you didn’t know. According to the American Academy of Periodontology, 50% of respondents surveyed said that a smile is the first feature they notice about another person. U.S. consumers buy 14 million gallons of toothpaste each year! Most adults have 32 teeth. Though minuscule in […]
Everyday our teeth are bombarded with acids from the foods and drinks we consume. Things such as; soda, fruit, fruit juices, candy and even sports drinks contain a lot of acid. Too much acid can cause damage to the enamel on your teeth and cannot be repaired. Here are a few tips you can use to prevent acid […]
The trend “Tooth Crowding” originated in Japan a few years ago, but has gained a lot of hype recently. Japanese women use this dental procedure to make their teeth crooked to get an imperfect smile. In this dental procedure, the canines are pushed forward, giving a look of fangs or crooked teeth (or snaggle teeth […]
If you or your child gets hit in the mouth and has a loose tooth, the best thing to do is try to solidify the tooth and have it checked by your general dentist as soon as possible! If the tooth has been knocked out and you can find it, rinse it off and try […]
What’s the best thing about glow-in-the-dark braces?
They’ll make your smile light up a room.