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How To Defeat Bad Breath | Braces | Littleton | CO | Summit Family Ortho |
23Feb, 2017

How To Defeat Bad Breath

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If you’ve ever had not-so-fresh breath on a date, job interview, or when you’re simply talking with friends, you’re not alone. Studies show that about one in five people suffer from halitosis, the medical term for bad breath. Maintaining good oral health is the most essential step in reducing this problem, but there are a few other effective habits to consider.   Hydrate Drinking enough water is one of the simplest steps you can take to curb bad breath. When your mouth doesn’t have enough moisture to produce saliva, odor-causing […]
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On The Go Food For Braces | Orthodontics | Denver | Summit Family Orthodontics
10Feb, 2017

On The Go Food For Braces

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Do you have something scheduled for every minute of everyday? If you’re constantly on the go, working through lunch and going hours without even breaking for a snack, you may have difficulty concentrating and getting the most out of your day. Try incorporating a few of these quick snacks into your diet. They’re easy to make, healthy, and perfect even for people with braces! Smoothies Smoothies are fun to make and thanks to the wide variety of fruits vegetables, and liquids that you can put into them, you’ll never get […]
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5 Things Parents Of Successful Kids Have In Common | Orthodontics | Denver | Summit Orthodontics
9Feb, 2017

5 Things Parents Of Successful Kids Have In Common

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Do you want your children to stay out of trouble? Receive a higher education? Flourish in their future  career? While there isn’t a set recipe for raising successful children, there are a few elements that contribute to this goal. Unsurprisingly, it all comes down to the parents, and they all share these five things in common:   They teach their kids social skills. Strive to help your children cooperate with their peers, understand their feelings, and resolve problems on their own. They’ll be far more likely to enjoy a healthy […]
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Best Toothpaste For Braces | Braces Littleton CO | Lakewood CO
8Feb, 2017

Best Toothpaste For Braces

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An ADA survey found that while more than half of the adults in this country are concerned with their oral care, around 56 percent are confused about which dental products to buy. This comes as no surprise. With more options on the shelf than ever before, choosing the right toothpaste can get a bit tricky, especially when you’re undergoing orthodontic treatment. Here are our top picks, perfect for those with braces:   Fluocaril Ortho123 – This FDA approved toothpaste is specifically made to help keep your oral health on the […]
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Foods That Will Whiten Your Teeth Naturally | Orthodontics | Denver | Summit Family Orthodontics
3Feb, 2017

Foods That Will Whiten Your Teeth Naturally

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From over-the-counter strips to professional treatments at the dentist’s office, the options for achieving bright, pearly whites are endless. But did you know you can achieve a bright smile without the harsh products? Try out these fruits and vegetables options, you’ll want to thank mother nature later. Broccoli. Instead of steaming, eat the crispy florets raw. This nutritional veggie can act as a natural toothbrush that can clean your teeth as you chomp away. Oranges. Don’t throw that peel away. Contrary to popular belief, orange peels are not acidic like […]
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Ways To Incorporate Water Into Your Diet | Orthodontist | CO | Summit Orthodontics |
1Feb, 2017

Ways To Incorporate Water Into Your Diet

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You’ve probably heard this before – you should be drinking six to eight glasses of water every day to stay healthy and hydrated. While this may seem like an easy task, sometimes it can be a large feat. Are you having trouble fitting ‘water time’ into your busy schedule? Here are some of our simple hydration tips: Drink first thing in the morning. Place a cup of water by your bedside and drink it as soon as you wake up. This may seem like an insignificant morning routine, but drinking […]
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Help Your Child Live With Braces | Braces | Summit Orthodontics | CO
23Jan, 2017

Help Your Child Live With Braces

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Living with braces is no easy task, especially for young kids. They can be uncomfortable, time consuming, and overwhelming. Luckily, there are ways to make braces a little bit more manageable for your little ones. Keep these helpful tips in mind when you come across one of these typical areas of concern. Cleaning Regimen While your kids should still be brushing in the morning, have them take care of their entire cleaning routine at night – brushing, flossing, and mouthwash. Flossing sufficiently can end up taking several minutes due to […]
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Guide To Getting Braces | Braces Littleton CO | Lakewood CO
13Jan, 2017

Guide To Getting Braces

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Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you. In fact, according to the Academy of General Dentistry, 96 percent believe that a smile is important to a person’s appearance. But, what do you do if you have crooked teeth or a misaligned bite? This is when orthodontic treatment comes into play. Getting braces to help straighten your smile may seem like a daunting process but the end result will be worth the sacrifice. When you have a dazzling smile, you will be able to face the […]
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healthy smile
5Jan, 2017

New Year, New Smile

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If being more health conscious is on your list of goals this year, don’t forget about how important your dental health is to your overall wellness. When you are focusing on improving your dental health, there are many small steps you can take. If you are ready to reveal a healthier, more radiant smile, try the ideas below:   Improve Brushing And Flossing One of the best ways to improve your smile is to keep up with daily oral health routines. Make sure you are brushing and flossing, two minutes, […]
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Family Resolutions
3Jan, 2017

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Health

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What better time then the New Year to re-evaluate, prioritize, and make changes. Sometimes the resolutions we create can be unrealistic and unattainable, but when it comes to goals regarding a healthy lifestyle, small changes can make all the difference. Stay healthy in 2017 with these New Year’s resolution ideas: Snack Smarter Eating healthier doesn’t mean you need to count your calories or give up sugar forever. This year, make a resolution to eat healthier by packing in more nutrients to boost your energy levels and brain power. Swapping out […]
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