Emergencies happen, and we get that. Our office takes every precautionary measure to prevent them, but we all know sometimes dilemmas rear their ugly heads! If you ever have an issue with your braces and you need to call us Orthodontics Santa Clarita CA, we can be more effective in ...
April 21, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
We all know the importance of a regular home care regimen of brushing and flossing. But did you know there is yet another great way to supplement your cleaning? Even with tenacious brushing and flossing, there’s always a possibility that we’re leaving some food particles behind. Waterpiks are a great ...
April 19, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
Thanksgiving has come and gone, and the first day of Winter is just around the corner! We are in the thick of the holiday season, and that typically means eating larger meals, accompanied by endless snacking. No matter which holiday you celebrate, we all have certain treats and snacks we ...
April 16, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
Give Yourself Time to Settle in! If you notice that your teeth and mouth are sore when you first get your braces, this is perfectly normal. As frustrating as this can be, don’t be discouraged because we promise your mouth will not be sore forever! To alleviate pain, try dissolving one ...
April 13, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
When the time comes for your child to get braces, readying yourself with these helpful tips will make the process much smoother. Since so many tweens have braces these days, your child will very likely be excited to get them because their friends have them. However, it’s not uncommon for them ...
April 10, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
Also known as onchophagia, the nail biting is a nervous habit that can have serious consequences. Stress, excitement, or boredom can trigger it, and approximately half of kids between ten and 18 have been nail biters at one time or another. According to experts, 30% of children and 15% of ...
April 7, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
If you ask anyone if they would like straighter teeth, most would say, “Yes, please!” Everyone wants the confidence that a bright smile brings, but we understand that some may have reservations about getting braces. Most teens don’t want to be different, have to watch what they eat, or worry ...
April 4, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
Our orthodontist and team advocate for proper facial protection, especially when participating in any sports activities. This protection is essential, particularly during orthodontic treatment. We want you to achieve your ideal smile in the most efficient manner possible, and an injury to your mouth can certainly be an obstacle. Full Facial ...
April 1, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
Kids can be picky, and this quirk often occurs at mealtime. How many times has your child tried to feed their greens to the dog waiting anxiously under the table? If that ever-elusive “recommended daily allowance” of fruits and vegetables is a chore, our orthodontist and team understand that. Add ...
March 27, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
distinct. If your child has bite or jaw problems, two-phase treatment allows that to be addressed in order to reduce dental issues they may later experience. Our orthodontist will sometimes recommend two-phase treatment to improve how well the second phase of orthodontic treatment works, and to essentially help make room for ...
March 24, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu