When Your Child Should Get Braces

What You Need to Know about When Your Child Should Get Braces If you’ve noticed any of the common signs that your child may need braces such as mouth breathing, thumb sucking, difficulty chewing or noticeably crooked teeth, you may be wondering when (and if) your child should get braces. Here’s what you need to… Read more »

Why the Holidays are Better with Braces

Are you bummed about having braces this holiday season? It seems like most people feel that special events or holidays just aren’t as enjoyable when you have braces. However, here at Rollins & Petersen Orthodontics, we like to look at the bright side of things and why having braces during the holidays can actually be… Read more »

Invisalign During the Holiday Season: 5 Tips for Success

Are you worried about how to best care for Invisalign® during the holiday season? Invisalign® is a great way to put your teeth in proper position compared to the use of the traditional wire and metal braces. Invisalign® aligners are clear, easy to remove and put back in the mouth, and less noticeable. The holiday… Read more »

Taking Care of Your Teeth During the Holidays

Are You Prepared for Taking Care of Your Teeth During the Holidays? The holidays are coming up, and soon your schedule will start filling up with family get-togethers, work, and social parties. As good as it is to spend time connecting with your co-workers, friends, and loved ones, all of these interactions come with rich… Read more »

Annual Invisalign Night!

Invisalign Night is Coming Up! It’s nearly time for our annual Invisalign Night. If you’ve been wondering if you or a family member is a candidate for Invisalign trays, now is the perfect time to schedule your appointment. On Wednesday, September 19th, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Rollins & Petersen Orthodontics will be seeing a few… Read more »

Taking Care of Your Braces at School

DIY Survival Kit for Your Braces at School Whether you’ve just gotten your braces on or had them for a few years, caring for your braces at school can be a challenge. Fortunately, it is possible to plan for and schedule your oral hygiene at school. Before we get started, though, some people might be… Read more »

Maintaining Fresh Breath with Braces

Is it Possible to Have Fresh Breath with Braces? Nobody likes bad breath. Nobody likes to wear braces. When you couple them together, then you have an uncomfortable situation! People who wear braces are susceptible to bad breath more so than people who don’t wear braces. This is because there are greater chances for food… Read more »

So You Got Your Braces Off, Now What?

Here’s what to expect and what to do after getting your braces off. No matter how long you have had them on, the day you get your braces off is definitely a day to celebrate! If your braces will be coming off soon, you probably have quite a few questions regarding the removal of your… Read more »

Brush and Floss Like a Boss

The ultimate guide to help you brush and floss while wearing braces. Having good oral hygiene is important for everyone but when you have braces, it’s even more critical! Braces tend to trap food against your teeth, which can lead to bad breath, plaque build-up, cavities, and discoloration on your teeth. After all the time,… Read more »

How to Care for Your Palatal Expander

It’s important to properly care for your palatal expander to ensure it’s doing its job and staying in place. Do you know what it means to care for your palatal expander? A palatal expander is a metal appliance that is found on the roof of your mouth to make room for your upper teeth and tongue by… Read more »