Zoc Doc 1ST IMPRESSIONS Orthodontics

1ST IMPRESSIONS Orthodontics

1ST IMPRESSIONS Orthodontics

What Kind of Toothbrush Is Right for You?

Top image by Flickr user Electric Teeth used under Creative Commons Attribution-Sharealike 4.0 license. Image cropped and modified from original. THE TOOTHBRUSH HAS CHANGED a lot over the last century, and we consider ourselves very lucky that we don’t have to use...

Chewing Ice Puts Teeth at Risk

Top image used under CC0 Public Domain license. Image cropped and modified from original. YOU’VE PROBABLY HEARD before that it’s bad to chew ice, but do you know why that is? Let’s take a closer look at the damage ice can do to teeth and why many people want to chew...

Can We Smile Our Way to Better Health?

Top image used under CC0 Public Domain license. Image cropped and modified from original. IT’S NOT ACTUALLY true that it takes more muscles to frown than to smile; smiling takes at least ten muscles while frowning requires as few as six. We think the saying should be...

Retainer Care and Maintenance

Top image by Flickr user VSPYCC used under Creative Commons Attribution-Sharealike 4.0 license. Image cropped and modified from original. BRACES-OFF DAY will get here much sooner than you think, provided that you’re following the orthodontist’s instructions, but that...

What Is Toothpaste Made Of?

Top image used under CC0 Public Domain license. Image cropped and modified from original. PEOPLE HAVE USED some form of paste to help keep their teeth clean since at least 3000 BC in ancient Egypt. Modern toothpaste first appeared in the 1700s and was usually...