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How Sugar Affects Your Oral Health

You may be familiar with the old adage: “Don’t eat all that sugar, it’ll rot your teeth out.” And maybe that isn’t as far off as we were once led to believe. Sugar is known to cause tooth decay, but very few are aware of how this can take place. After all, it isn’t necessarily […]

Causes of Tooth Enamel Erosion

Your teeth are tough; really tough. In fact, the outer layer of your teeth consists of enamel which is the hardest tissue in the human body. It’s even tougher than your bones. Enamel protects your teeth against cavities, sensitivity, different chemicals, and even prevents staining. However, since we use our teeth every day, they can […]

National Children’s Health Month

Nothing can affect a child’s wellness, lifestyle, and quality of life more than proper oral hygiene. Children with poor oral health tend to miss school more often and make lower grades than their counterparts. A good smile lasts a lifetime, and it’s important to dedicate time every day to take care of their teeth! Did […]

Loving the Smile You Wear

A smile can say a lot of things about a person. Besides being a confidence booster, smiling increases your immune system, relieves stress, and can help you get in front of people in the event of a promotion. Since a beautiful smile is a key component to so much of life, it makes sense to […]

What is Suresmile and How Does it Compare to Traditional Orthodontics?

Back in 2007, Drs. Rathburn and Stewart began using a technology that would come to revolutionize our office and other offices across the globe – Suresmile. What is Suresmile and how has it helped us develop as orthodontists? Well, there’s a lot so buckle up! Perhaps it’s best to describe how traditional orthodontics works first […]