Category Archives: Orthodontics

Happy New Year! And Office Happenings in Photos

Happy New Year from all of us at Tri-Valley Orthodontics!  We’ve had a great start to the New Year, and have welcomed our newest staff member Brittany, who is both an RDA (Registered Dental Assistant) and Administrative Associate for our practice – she has had over 6 years in the dental field and lives right … Continue reading Happy New Year! And Office Happenings in Photos

Orthodontic problems to watch for in children

The American Association of Orthodontists recommends all children get a check-up with an orthodontic specialist no later than age 7. Orthodontists can spot subtle problems with jaw growth and emerging teeth while some baby teeth are still present.  A check-up may reveal that your child’s bite is fine. Or, the orthodontist may identify a developing problem … Continue reading Orthodontic problems to watch for in children

April is National Facial Protection Month & How to Manage Dental Trauma

Many of our patients live an active lifestyle and play sports. Whether it’s football, taekwondo or baseball, the American Association of Orthodontists recommends mouth guards be worn any time the teeth could come into contact with a ball, a hard object, another player or the pavement. The recommendation applies to organized sports as well as … Continue reading April is National Facial Protection Month & How to Manage Dental Trauma

Orthodontic Health Month Tips for Halloween

            Although Halloween is right around the corner, don’t forget that October is also Orthodontic Health Month! Try to take some time this month to ensure you’re keeping your teeth & braces clean, healthy & happy. Learn some healthy new recipes to treat yourself during Halloween without damaging your braces or … Continue reading Orthodontic Health Month Tips for Halloween

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