It’s 11 pm and, while you should be in bed, you’re standing in front of the fridge trying to decide a snack of choice before calling it a night. You know this isn’t the best life choice for your waistline, but did you know that it’s also bad for your oral health – especially your braces. Your orthodontic treatment increases the potential to leave food behind on the teeth after eating.
Late Night Snacking Can Lead to Tooth Loss
A 2010 study in Denmark discovered a relationship between midnight snacking and tooth loss. Over a six-year period, a group of over 2,000 adults (8% labeled “nocturnal eaters”) were found to have significantly increased their chances of tooth loss from repeated midnight snacking. Read More
Go “Wireless!” Join us for “Invisalign Day” on Monday, April 1st at our Sugar Land location! Any patient who schedules a complimentary five minute Invisalign consultation and commits to undergoing treatment with Invisalign will receive $500 off!
How do you know if you’re a candidate for Invisalign’s revolutionary clear aligner appliance system? We’ll guide you through a 5 minute, non-invasive simulation using our state-of-the-art digital imaging technology! No need to take a messy impression with goopy putty, and no unpleasant aftertaste.
Treatment with Invisalign clear removable aligners means no poking wires and a discreet, “barely there” look for patients who are apprehensive about the feel and look of traditional braces.
Additionally, all patients who elect to undergo Invisalign treatment will be entered in a drawing. If you are the lucky name selected, your entire Invisalign treatment will be free!
If you are determined to be a candidate for Invisalign and decide to proceed with clear aligner treatment, our knowledgeable, dedicated staff will comprehensively discuss the treatment process. Our practice financial coordinator will be on hand to coordinate billing arrangements. The results are clear – Invisalign straightens your smile quicker and better than traditional braces.
Call us at (281) 980-3900 to reserve your spot. We hope to see you on April 1st for “Invisalign Day!”
Did you know that orthodontic treatment is more than just straightening teeth? The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) states, “The goal of orthodontic treatment is a beautiful smile and a good bite—meaning straight teeth that mesh well with the teeth in the opposite jaw and look great.” A straighter smile isn’t only good for aesthetics, it can also make it easier for you to bite, chew and even speak.
Cost vs. Value
Compared to the drastic increase in the price of a house or car in the last 20 years, you will get more value with orthodontic treatment as it typically lasts longer than most people keep a car or even the same house. With proper oral hygiene, the beautiful new smile you achieve with Dr. Garrett and Dr. Boyd at Garrett and Boyd Orthodontics can last a lifetime at an unbelievable value. Read More
Although diabetes has become a fairly common disease in most recent years, it is still very serious and should be managed properly to avoid damaging effects on the body. These damaging effects include threats to your oral that can greatly influence your orthodontic treatment.
Diabetes and Gum Disease
The connection between diabetes and periodontal disease is closer than most people think. Did you know that those with diabetes are two times more likely to develop gum disease? For this reason, it is important for people with diabetes to understand its effects and practice good oral hygiene before, during and after orthodontic treatment.Read More
Congrats to patient Christoper P., the winner of our “Cans for Kane” food drive competition.
From January 22nd through February 5th, we invited our patients to donate canned and non-perishable food items to our Sugar Land and Rosenberg locations. Each food item donated earned the patient one raffle ticket. Christopher was randomly selected as the winner in our prize drawing.
Christoper claimed four tickets to see country star Kane Brown on March 9th at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo!
A huge, gracious thank-you to Christopher and the rest of our patients who donated canned goods to help needy residents in our area. We appreciate your charity!
More fun events and chances to win cool prizes are on the horizon at Garrett & Boyd Orthodontics. Keep an eye to our Contest Page!
At the start of every new year, most of us begin to reevaluate our waistlines and opt for a healthier lifestyle. With the growing popularity of juicing in recent years, more of our patients have been turning to this diet as a means of increasing their fruit and vegetable intake. While blending veggies, fruits, and other nutrients together can be very beneficial for overall health, do you really know the effects on your oral health?
The Effects of Juicing on the Teeth
When you consume a fruit and vegetable drink, you’re exposing your teeth to the acids that come from these foods as well. Over time, these acids can cause staining and erosion damage to your teeth. Many people notice that their teeth feel sticky or rough after juicing for more than a couple of days. Thankfully, Garrett & Boyd Orthodontics have a few easy tips to help maintain great oral health while drinking yourself to a better youRead More