Iszkula Orthodontics Blog

3 Orthodontic Tips For Cold and FLu Season

3 Orthodontic Tips For Cold and FLu Season

Posted on November 6th, 2019 at 10:30 AM

WHEN THE COLD AND FLU SEASON STRIKES your teeth and braces are probably the last things you’re thinking about as you reach for another tissue! But there ARE some things related to that cold or flu that can affect your oral health.

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Teeth and Braces Friendly Halloween Treats

Teeth and Braces Friendly Halloween Treats

Posted on October 22nd, 2019 at 10:18 AM

HALLOWEEN IS A TON OF fun every year, and it’s right around the corner! We love the costumes, the decorations, and the local events, but we’re a little wary of all that candy. Sugar isn’t just tasty to us; the harmful bacteria in our mouths love it. If you want to make Halloween a little healthier for your teeth (and safer for your braces), here’s a handy breakdown of how different types of treats and candies rank in terms of promoting good dental health.

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A Quick Guide to Retainer Maintence

A Quick Guide to Retainer Maintence

Posted on October 8th, 2019 at 10:55 AM

THE DAY YOUR BRACES come off will arrive sooner than you think, but your orthodontic treatment won’t quite be over yet. In order to keep the straight smile you and our practice are working so hard for, you’ll need to wear your retainers. Retainers are different from braces in many ways, including how to take care of them.

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What Causes Crooked Teeth

What Causes Crooked Teeth

Posted on September 4th, 2019 at 2:25 PM

WHY DO ADULT TEETH come in crooked so often even though baby teeth always seem to be straight? It turns out that a number of different factors can contribute to bad bites and poor alignment in adult teeth, from age to genetics to the daily habits we don’t even think about.

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How Does Swimming Affect your Teeth?

How Does Swimming Affect your Teeth?

Posted on July 30th, 2019 at 10:41 AM

HAVE YOU EVER NOTICED any extra sensitivity in your teeth after a fun afternoon swimming? You aren’t imagining things, though it usually takes more than just one trip to the local pool before there are any effects. But what does swimming have to do with tooth sensitivity?

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A Brief History of Braces

A Brief History of Braces

Posted on July 1st, 2019 at 1:26 PM

CAN YOU IMAGINE an Ancient Egyptian in braces? Are you picturing an appliance made out of metal bands and catgut? That’s right; the practice of straightening misaligned teeth has been around since ancient times! So how did we get from there to the braces of today?

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EmBRACE Kindness Summer Contest

EmBRACE Kindness Summer Contest

Posted on June 5th, 2019 at 8:50 AM

Kindness can be found anywhere from a smile, a word of encouragement or a helping hand.

Iszkula Orthodontics wants to honor the people who make kindness a way of life. It’s time we recognize people for their everyday small acts of kindness. People who show up and do whatever needs to be done. They give generously of themselves with no expectation of reward or recognition. They do small and sometimes huge good deeds—just because they can.

Iszkula Orthodontics wants to hear about a person who inspires you with their kindness.

Each month we will choose a winning entry and the person they nominate to each win a $50 gift card to the store of their choice.

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Debunking 8 Braces Myths

Debunking 8 Braces Myths

Posted on May 22nd, 2019 at 3:45 PM

EVEN IF YOU’VE NEVER had braces before, you’ve probably still heard a lot of things about what they’re like. Well, don’t believe everything you hear, because there is some bad information out there. That’s why today we’re going to bust eight of the most common braces myths.

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Be Candy Careful While in Braces :}

Be Candy Careful While in Braces :}

Posted on April 15th, 2019 at 2:08 PM

Spring is in the air!!! ....well it was for awhile anyway

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Canker Sores: Causes and Treatments

Canker Sores: Causes and Treatments

Posted on April 2nd, 2019 at 11:18 AM

HAVE YOU EVER TRIED to enjoy one of your favorite foods, but that angry, swollen lump on your gums or the inside of your cheek kept stinging and hurting? Then you know what it’s like to have a canker sore.

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