Iszkula Orthodontics Blog

How Medicine and Oral Health Intersect

How Medicine and Oral Health Intersect

Posted on September 8th, 2020 at 3:49 PM

WE ALL KNOW that medications can have side effects. If you tried, you could probably hear the voice in pharmaceutical commercials rattling off some of the most common ones in your head. We bring it up because those side effects often include oral health problems.

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Thank you Erie for Nominating  Us for Erie's Choice

Thank you Erie for Nominating Us for Erie's Choice

Posted on August 17th, 2020 at 3:37 PM

Nothing you wear is more important than a SMILE!! And we are smiling ear to ear at being nominated for the Erie’s Choice 2020 – Best Orthodontist!!

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How Braces Move Teeth

How Braces Move Teeth

Posted on July 28th, 2020 at 10:11 AM

FORMER AND CURRENT braces-wearers know firsthand how much of an effect a few pieces of metal can have on a smile with the help of a skilled orthodontist. It’s pretty incredible, but how does this process actually work? What do the different parts of the appliance do, and how do the tissues of the mouth respond?

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Show Us Your Face Mask

Show Us Your Face Mask

Posted on July 7th, 2020 at 2:36 PM

As we face off against the coronavirus, have you found a way to make your facial covering pop? We want to see your mask!!!

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Ongoing Personal Coronavirus Precautions

Ongoing Personal Coronavirus Precautions

Posted on June 9th, 2020 at 9:09 AM

ACROSS THE COUNTRY, some states and cities are starting to reopen, but that doesn’t mean we should immediately stop all precautionary measures and go straight back to life as usual. Every little bit we can do helps ensure that hospitals don’t get more new cases than they can handle, so let’s quickly review the basics.

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Coronavirus Health and Safety Tips

Coronavirus Health and Safety Tips

Posted on March 18th, 2020 at 1:45 PM

 

CORONAVIRUS IS AFFECTING all of our lives right now as we work together to slow the spread of the virus, keep everyone safe, and stay positive. Unfortunately, there’s also a lot of misinformation going around, and we want to make sure our patients are well-informed.

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Oral Health and What We Drink

Oral Health and What We Drink

Posted on March 2nd, 2020 at 1:17 PM

WHAT WE DRINK can have a big impact on our oral health, sometimes in ways that seem counterintuitive. We want to take a look at some of the best and worst drinks for our teeth. 

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Cold and Flu Season and Oral Health

Cold and Flu Season and Oral Health

Posted on February 4th, 2020 at 10:34 AM

COMING DOWN WITH the flu is never any fun, but it’s still no time to let up on your oral hygiene routine. The same applies if you get a cold. With flu and cold season starting up, we thought this was a good time to share some tips for maintaining good oral health through one of these common illnesses.

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Types of Bad Bites and their Treatment

Types of Bad Bites and their Treatment

Posted on January 20th, 2020 at 10:36 AM

WHAT IS A BAD BITE? A bad bite, also called a malocclusion, is when the upper and lower teeth don’t fit together the way they should. Depending on the type of malocclusion, this can cause a variety of problems, from impacting speech to making digestion less efficient to worsening TMD troubles, and they can even increase the risk of breaking a tooth!

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Time for an Orthodontist FAQ!

Time for an Orthodontist FAQ!

Posted on December 17th, 2019 at 3:18 PM

MANY OF OUR PATIENTS and potential patients come to us with the same questions about orthodontic treatment without realizing it. These are some of the questions we hear most often, and we’re sure that even more people haven’t spoken up but don’t know the answers either.

 

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