Posts Tagged:durham orthodontics

To keep your smile happy and healthy, our Durham, NC, orthodontist says a proper oral hygiene routine is essential. Brushing and flossing twice a day is standard, plus using mouthwash goes a step further in removing harmful bacteria that can accumulate on your teeth, causing plaque and tartar buildup. There are times, however, that you…

According to our Durham, NC, orthodontist, a Flexible Spending Account, or FSA, is a type of financial vehicle that allows you to set aside money for specific out-of-pocket medical expenses, such as doctor visits, prescription drugs, vision, and dental care. Read more to learn about the benefits of an FSA when it comes to paying…

How do you see yourself? Using little more than a pencil, a pad of paper, and a handful of strangers, Wilson Orthodontics in Durham, NC tackles the hot topics of body image and self-esteem, with results that are as unexpected as they are inspiring. Our Own Worst Critic If someone asked you what you like about…

The Evolution of Orthodontics Does an expensive dress or pricey haircut change who you are? Are you truly more beautiful with three coats of mascara and the perfect selfie lighting or are you just closer to achieving what you think society wants to see? Are you hiding your smile because you’re afraid people will judge…

Although emergencies with braces are not a common occurrence, they can happen, and can set you back in your treatment. Proper knowledge and care will prepare you to address an issue should it arise. Your orthodontist in Durham, NC wants to have you ready if any problems present themselves. Choosing braces-friendly foods, following the oral care…

While the aim of braces is to improve the working order of your mouth, they do require a bit more effort when it comes to the everyday maintenance of your teeth. Luckily, Dr. Mike Wilson, our award-winning orthodontist in Durham, NC shares what tools available on the market to make the cleaning process with braces easier…

When you have braces, proper use of your appliances is a ‘must’ to ensure a timely orthodontic treatment process. Each piece of equipment has a specific function, exerting corrective pressure on your teeth to move them or keep them still. From your spacers to your retainers, and anything in between, following your orthodontist’s guidelines brings…

Learning to eat with your metal braces can be a bit challenging. But it certainly doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy your favorite foods while wearing braces. While it’s true that some foods pose certain risks to your braces, there are still many foods you can continue to enjoy. By simply modifying your diet now, you…

Here at Wilson Orthodontics for braces in Durham and Oxford NC, we know that braces and orthodontic treatment may seem a bit daunting to understand for many but with the 2015-16 school season closing in, now is the best time to learn what some call the “ABC’s of Orthodontics.” Simply put, “A” is for age,…

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