Posts made in July, 2013

Ultimate tips for you oral health

Posted on Jul 25, 2013

Taking care of  your teeth through proper brushing and flossing techniques is important. Developing a proper routine will benefit you with long-term dental results. Here’s an infographic which shows off all the different ways that we should be cleaning our teeth.

A proper cleaning routine  will help reduce that chances of cavities or other dental problems while wearing braces.  Do you have questions about proper dental care? We are happy to answer your questions, just give HGS Ortho a call!

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Cheese: More than just a tasty snack

Posted on Jul 18, 2013

We know that the calcium in dairy products is beneficial to our bone health, but do you the other benefits of the regular consumption of dairy producets like cheese. The pH of the food and drinks that you consume affect how susceptible your teeth are to cavities. A dental research study looked at the effects of consuming different dairy products on the pH of a person’s mouth. It found that cheese helped the mouth maintain a baseline pH level, which in turn reduces the risk of tooth erosion.

Do you have questions about your teeth or are ready for your next check up? Give HGS Ortho a call to book your appointment.

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Dental Facts

Posted on Jul 11, 2013


Did you know that it only takes 30 mins after drinking soda for the acids to begin wearing at your enamel? Or that as many as 50% of adults experience some form of dental fear? Check out this fun infographic that illustrates some interesting dental trivia.

Do you have questions about how braces will affect your teeth and oral health?  To book your next orthodontic appointment, call the HGS Ortho office.

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The Importance of Preventative Care

Posted on Jul 4, 2013

As your child grows their permanent adult teeth, it’s good to continue proper dental care.  Preventative care is the best defense for your teeth against oral diseases. Here is some useful information on the importance of preventative care.  It’s important to take care of your mouth whether or not you are wearing braces or a retainer.  The effort you put in to care for your mouth now will benefit you in the future.

If you are looking to explore orthodontic options for your child, call HGS Ortho to book a consultation.

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