A Smile a Day

A smile a day does a lot more than just make you appear happy, it can actually have positive benefits for your overall health! Your dentist and orthodontist are hard at work helping you create and maintain teeth that will keep you smiling for a lifetime. While smiling can seem very superficial initially, a beautiful smile can actually have a positive impact on your overall well-being in addition to making you feel great. There has actually been a proven link between the act of smiling and feeling happy! Continue on for some advice from Dr. Glenn Sosebee and Dr. T. Todd Britt at Sosebee and Britt Orthodontics about why smiling is important.Read More

The Best Ways to Take Care of Your Teeth

Maintaining your oral health does take a little effort. However, it is an essential part of maintaining your health and wellness and should be taken seriously. Twice yearly dental check-ups are a must, but it is up to you the rest of the year to keep your smile in tip top shape. Keep reading for some advice from Dr. Glenn Sosebee and Dr. T. Todd Britt at Sosebee and Britt Orthodontics on how to keep your pearly whites shining bright!Read More

Cute Ideas to make the Tooth Fairy Amazing

Losing teeth is an exciting time in any young child’s life. Not only does this mean they are growing up, but it also means they are due for a visit from the Tooth Fairy! There are so many creative things that go beyond just putting money under a pillow that can create wonderful memories that will last your child a lifetime. Keep reading for some ways to make your child’s visit from the Tooth Fairy a lot more exciting from Dr. Glenn Sosebee and Dr. T. Todd Britt at Sosebee and Britt Orthodontics.

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Exploring the ABC’s Of Orthodontics

Let’s unravel the “ABC’s of Orthodontics”: “A” for age, “B” for braces, and “C” for cost and choices.

Age is a critical factor, especially in orthodontics. Waiting until a child has all their permanent teeth, usually by age 7, helps address potential issues early, preventing more significant problems later on. These initial evaluations, often complimentary, don’t require referrals and are ideal during summer breaks to avoid academic disruptions.Read More

DIY Orthodontics: A Cautionary Tale

In this age of limitless digital information and easy online access, the temptation to opt for do-it-yourself (DIY) solutions for almost anything has become enticing. However, when it comes to matters as intricate as aligning your teeth, DIY orthodontics might not only be ineffective but could pose severe risks to your dental health.


Tina’s DIY Orthodontic Journey

Consider Tina Hicks, who faced a predicament when she lost her retainers and noticed the gap between her front teeth widening. Instead of seeking professional assistance from her orthodontist, she ventured into the realm of DIY orthodontics, scouring the internet for solutions. YouTube and other platforms boasted numerous videos advocating using everyday items like dental floss, rubber bands, and paper clips for at-home teeth straightening.

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