Iszkula Orthodontics Blog

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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Adult Braces: Not a Myth

Adult Braces: Not a Myth

Posted on March 20th, 2019 at 2:51 PM

IF YOU’RE OUT OF your teens, you might think you missed your chance for straight teeth, but that’s not true! Modern orthodontic treatment is for adults as well as teens. And even if you had braces before, your teeth might still shift over time, which is another reason to consider treatment as an adult.

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Dental X-Rays:It's Time for your Close Up

Dental X-Rays:It's Time for your Close Up

Posted on March 12th, 2019 at 10:13 AM

IF WE ASKED you to list three things that happen in a typical dental exam, dental X-rays would probably be one of them. But do you know what they’re used for? It depends on the type of X-ray, so let’s look at what these are.

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Tips For Keeping Your Braces Clean

Tips For Keeping Your Braces Clean

Posted on February 18th, 2019 at 3:25 PM

CLEANING OUR TEETH IS a critical task that we should all be doing twice a day. For people with braces, good oral hygiene is even more important, but it can also be more complicated because of all those extra crevices and places where food particles, bacteria, and plaque can hide. Slacking off on brushing and flossing can result in tooth decay and unsightly stains when the braces come off. But don’t fret, because we’re here to give you some tips on keeping your teeth clean while those braces are on!

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What to ask at you Orthodontic Consultation

What to ask at you Orthodontic Consultation

Posted on January 16th, 2019 at 1:58 PM

THE INITIAL ORTHODONTIC consultation is a critical step in your orthodontic treatment process. One of the best things you can do to prepare is to think about the kinds of questions you want to ask Dr. Iszkula. Here are just a few to get you started.

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