Now Accepting Adult Patients for Braces and Invisalign

Braces for any age! The truth is, more adults are opting for orthodontic treatment to improve their smiles. The American Association of Orthodontists notes that one in five orthodontic patients is over the of age 18. Due to the high volume of requests, we are happy to announce our excitement to now offering orthodontic treatment,…

Celebrate National Orthodontic Month At Surfside Kids Dental

Everybody looks forward to October – well, actually, it’s often the end of October because of the candy-fest that is Halloween. Young and old look forward to all the sweet treats they’ll get going to Halloween parties and Trick-or-Treating. So, the fact that October is also the National Orthodontic Month is easily overlooked, even if…

Care After a Braces Adjustment Appointment

How To Deal With Sore Teeth With Braces If you or your child has never had braces, you may not know that once they are applied the child will return every 4-8 weeks for new rubber bands or an adjustment. This is a very important part of the process. Unfortunately, there is some after care…

5 Tips That Can Help Ensure Healthy Smiles For Teens

5 Tips That Can Help Ensure Healthy Smiles For Teens The active, always-on-the-go nature of teenagers can cause them to forget or neglect certain important habits, such as good oral hygiene practices. They will tend to eat and drink unhealthy, sugary foods and beverages, as well as forget to floss and brush. When they have…

A Parent’s Guide to Invisalign for Teens

When your child becomes a teenager, her body will begin to exhibit changes that she may suddenly feel self-conscious about — especially if these changes can be immediately noticeable to other people. An example of such a development can be observed in the teeth. Most teens — girls and boys alike — will experience the…

Worst Foods for Kids’ Teeth

Pediatric Dentists’ share worst foods for kids when it comes to dental care Apart from practicing good oral hygiene habits (regular brushing and flossing) and paying regular visits to your child’s Pediatric Dentist, one critical aspect of dental care that some parents may overlook is diet and nutrition. Aside from knowing which foods (and drinks)…

Teens And Orthodontics

Teens And Orthodontics The teen years can be exciting, fun and life-changing, but it can also be busy, confusing and challenging. With so many things on their plate, taking care of their health – particularly dental health – can easily be neglected. When the state of your child’s teeth gets delegated to the back seat,…

Foods to Avoid With Braces

Foods to Avoid With Braces and Other Tips for Kids With Braces Wearing braces is one of the proven and time-tested orthodontic treatments for correcting misaligned teeth. Moreover, braces have become more sophisticated through the years, thanks to advanced dental technology. Compared to old-school brackets, today’s braces have become sturdier, more stable, and at the…

When Should My Child See an Orthodontist?

Hey Surfsiders! Today we are addressing one of the most common concerns parents have about their kids teeth, BRACES! At what age should my child see an orthodontist? For a lot of parents, a trip to an orthodontist is not necessary until their children have completely gotten rid of their baby teeth — which is around the age…