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Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Dec 23rd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

How Often Do I Need To Go To The Dentist For A Cleaning Treatment? Nov 2nd, 2016

Dentists have the tools and experience necessary to clean bacteria out of these locations, preserving oral health and preventing long term periodontal disease. How often should someone visit the dentist for a dentist cleaning treatment? Visiting a professional dentist is essential for making sure that teeth are cleaned regularly. While...

5 Braces-friendly Snacks For Your Children Nov 2nd, 2016

Braces can be a challenging experience for your kids. If being self-conscious of their appearance isn’t enough, now they are limited to what they eat. Cooked vegetables do not have to be a snack that your children with braces are limited to. Take a look at these five delicious options....

10 Instructions To Take Care Of Your Retainers Oct 25th, 2016

It may seem like tedious work to take care of retainers. However, there are 10 easy steps to ensure your retainer is taken care of!   1. BE AWARE OF FOOD Many retainers can be removed before eating. However, some retainers are fixed by being bonded to the teeth. This...

Is It Advisable To Get Braces In My 30’s? Oct 25th, 2016

Lots of adults either didn’t get braces when they were children or didn’t complete their treatment including the well-known retainer which stabilizes realigned teeth. You may be wondering, “can I get braces in my 30’s?” You can, and many people do!   Adult Braces in Hollywood In 2013, Elle magazine talked about celebrities...

The Health Benefits Behind Braces Sep 8th, 2016

Most parents think that the only reason to spend for their kid’s braces while they are young is cosmetic reasons. Sure, most teenagers with buckteeth or protruding front teeth will not really have an easy time during high school – but there are actually a lot of health reasons for...

How To Brush & Floss Your Teeth With Braces Sep 6th, 2016

Now that you have braces, food has a bunch new places to get stuck! To avoid oral health problems like bad breath, swollen gums, discolored teeth and cavities, you will have to maintain high levels of oral hygiene. At City Smiles, we want to make sure you have all the...

Choosing An Orthodontist In Houston, TX Sep 6th, 2016

You may feel that it is unfair, but appearances do matter. And your smile is probably the first and the only thing about you that will create a lasting first impression in the mind of the stranger or person in front of you. But you should take care of your...

Protecting Your Smile With Halloween Around The Corner Sep 6th, 2016

Invisalign aligners make braces and Halloween candy easier. If you have Invisalign and plan on Trick or Treating this Halloween, City Smiles in Energy Corridor, TX has some helpful hints on candies that are easier on braces. People who wear braces are limited in what types of candy they can...

How To Protect & Clean Invisalign Aligners Aug 31st, 2016

With the Invisalign system, patients in Katy, TX can enjoy comfortable and easy orthodontic treatment. The series of plastic aligners makes getting a straight smile much less noticeable, but still effective. Invisalign offers benefits such as great ease of removal that traditional metal braces can’t offer, a reason that many...