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By televoxweb on 7/6/2017 8:02 AM
Over The Years, Tooth Sensitivity Has Affected More Than A Third Of The US Population. Learn The Causes Of Tooth Sensitivity & How To Treat The Problem Now!
By televoxweb on 6/7/2017 11:59 PM

Periodontal disease - more commonly known as gum disease - ranges from simple gum inflammation to serious disease symptoms that result in major damage to the soft tissue and bone that support your teeth.

People usually don’t show signs of gum disease until they are in their 30s or 40s. Men are more likely to have gum disease than women. Although teenagers rarely develop periodontal disease, they can develop gingivitis, the milder form of gum disease.

By televoxweb on 4/26/2017 3:21 AM

Orthodontists and dentists alike often stress the importance of protecting teeth from the internal harm of decay and disease. However, it is just as important to protect your teeth from external force and trauma—everything from teeth grinding to obtaining an injury during a sporting event.

For best protective measures in these types of situations, your trusted Austin, Schertz, and San Antonio, TX orthodontists recommend the use of mouthguards.

By televoxweb on 4/1/2017 3:17 AM

We all know that a healthy, balanced diet is critical to overall health; but did you know that diet has a huge impact on teeth? You may not realize it, but certain foods can contribute to developing tooth decay, cavities, and gum disease, while others can reinforce the integrity of your teeth and help you maintain a beautiful, healthy smile.

To help guide your daily nutrition decisions, here is little info about a few foods that are good for your teeth and why.

By televoxweb on 3/8/2017 3:22 AM

At South Texas Orthodontics, we work hard to provide high-quality orthodontic care to families. Our orthodontists and their highly-trained staff want to make every patient feel at home in our offices.

By televoxweb on 2/1/2017 2:24 AM

At South Texas Orthodontics, we understand that you’ll have to go through some lifestyle changes when first acclimating to braces.

That’s why when deciding on pursuing orthodontic treatment it is important to choose an orthodontist that will go out of the way to assist you.

The orthodontists of South Texas Orthodontics care about the health and well-being of your smile. So if you’re from Schertz, Austin, or San Antonio, TX, we hope you’ll consider us for all your orthodontic needs.

By televoxweb on 12/7/2016 1:00 AM

To many people, braces might seem like an experience just for kids. After all, braces have become something of a rite of passage for teenagers, making school hallways abundant with plenty of metallic smiles.

But here's something you might not know: more than 22% of orthodontic patients are adults, and the number keeps growing. Every day more adults are discovering the truth about braces, that: It is never too late to achieve a fantastic smile!

By televoxweb on 9/26/2016 3:19 AM

Today, orthodontic treatment is a normal part of life. Whether you go for traditional types of braces or more innovative forms of treatment like Invisalign, straightening your teeth has become a common practice. But it wasn’t always that way.

Modern braces weren’t officially invented until the 1700s. However, people have been experimenting with the concept of orthodontic treatment for much longer. As far back 400 B.C., aspirational orthodontists have been tinkering with the idea of moving teeth to improve smiles and fix jaws, beginning in Egypt.

By televoxweb on 5/2/2016 12:34 AM

March is a month when many high school and college students play basketball as “round ball” season is in full swing! The team at South Texas Orthodontics supports our patients playing basketball and other sports as getting exercise and being a part of a team are good things! Because it's that time of the year when many of our patients are hitting the courts to play basketball, we'd like to stress the importance of wearing protective mouth guards.

By televoxweb on 2/13/2013 1:18 PM

The doctors working at our San Antonio, Schertz and Austin, TX orthodontist office provide complete orthodontic care to patients of all ages. Our priority is to provide you with convenient, individualized, high quality care so that you obtain the beautiful smile you want and deserve. We use several types of braces including SureSmile, which is a system that is reinventing orthodontic treatment.

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Tooth Sensitivity
What is Gum Disease?
Good Foods for Your Teeth
Tooth Decay Prevention
Preparing for Life with Braces
It's Never Too Late For a Beautiful Smile
The Early History of Orthodontic Treatment
Mouth Protection and Basketball
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