November 2019 Archives

4 Dieting Tips to Keep Your Smile Healthy

blog-featured-image-diet-tips-for-healthy-smileJust like the rest of your body, your mouth and teeth need to be well-nourished and taken care of in order to keep your smile radiant. Dr. Zohreh Rasouli of Oyster Bay Orthodontics has four tips for keeping the beautiful and healthy smile you deserve!

Brush and Floss

The American Dental Association recommends brushing your teeth twice a day for two minutes with a soft-bristled brush. It also recommends flossing daily in between teeth to keep plaque at bay. Flossing, while boring and annoying, is pertinent to oral health. Did you know not flossing is linked to heart disease? YIKES!Read more on 4 Dieting Tips to Keep Your Smile Healthy…

The information provided in this blog is not to be taken as medical advice.

Should My Mouthguard Be Custom or Store Bought?

blog-featured-image-custom-store-bought-mouthguardsAnyone participating in a sport should wear a mouthguard to protect their teeth. This is especially important for anyone undergoing orthodontic treatment. Braces and wires can damage the mouth if you are hit in the face. 

Many people ask whether it is necessary to invest in a custom-fit mouthguard or will an over-the-counter one work just as well. To help you make the best decision for your situation, Dr. Zohreh Rasouli of Oyster Bay Orthodontics has information about each mouthguard. Read more on Should My Mouthguard Be Custom or Store Bought?…

The information provided in this blog is not to be taken as medical advice.

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