Retainers – Life After Braces

Retainers Rosenberg TXIt’s a big day at Garrett and Boyd Orthodontics when our patient’s braces are removed. It’s time to celebrate! But first, this is a reminder that braces are a huge investment and your orthodontic care does not end here. After braces are removed, a custom fit device called a retainer reinforces and stabilizes your new smile so your teeth don’t move.

Dr. Garrett and Dr. Boyd understand that most patients don’t want to wear retainers after orthodontic treatment and it is an annoyance. However, it is the most effective way to stabilize your teeth after treatment and the key to maintaining a healthy smile over the years.Read more on Retainers – Life After Braces…

Win Blake Shelton Tickets!!

Blake Shelton is playing the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Thursday, March 1st. Here’s how to wrangle in four tickets AND a parking pass to the show, courtesy of Garrett & Boyd Orthodontics!

From Wednesday, January 31 through Wednesday, February 21, we’ll be running a Blake Shelton Trivia contest. Questions are multiple choice, and we’re getting into the deep cuts – if you’re a super fan who knows every nook and cranny of Blake’s career, we’d love for you participate. Sure Be Cool If You Did!

Get a perfect score on the quiz, and you’ll be entered into the final drawing for tickets to the show. We will be limiting one entry per patient.

When you’re Ready to Roll, head over to our Contest page to complete the quiz!

The Fight Against Sugar: Why Soda is Bad for Teeth

Sugar and teeth Sugar Land TXPicture your favorite sugary drink. Odds are it’s either carbonated or contains too much sugar. Now picture what your teeth would look like if you only drank that for the next five years. Believe it or not, most of us would have significant tooth decay, stained teeth or, in some cases, gum disease.

Why Sugar is a Threat to Oral Health

Despite the fact that tooth enamel is the hardest tissue the human body produces, it cannot repair itself because it is not a living tissue. When we eat or drink sugary foods, our teeth become victims of injustice. Sugar sticks to our teeth, becoming a feeding ground for bacteria.Read more on The Fight Against Sugar: Why Soda is Bad for Teeth…

Happy New Year – Reasons To Smile In 2018

Smile in 2018. Sugar Land TX“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

Depending on what stage you are in of orthodontic treatment, smiling may be the last thing you want to do. Whether you’re just starting with braces or Invisalign or near the very end, your confidence may have taken a tumble. With a new year comes a new mindset and we’ve got 8 reasons to expose your beautiful smile to the world in 2018:

1. Smiles are contagious. Studies have shown that people have a difficult time frowning when someone else is smiling at them. In fact, they couldn’t help but smile themselves. Make a habit throughout the year to compliment the people you meet with a smile and watch them pay it forward.Read more on Happy New Year – Reasons To Smile In 2018…