• Braces and Food

    Snacks that are Healthy for Your Body and Your Braces

    You know the school day’s over when you hear these seven little words: “I’m home! Is there anything to eat?”…

  • Young Girl Wearing Braces

    Wax Facts

    In the long run, wearing braces is so worth it. Whether you’re working toward straight teeth, an improved bite, or…

  • Lunchtime with Braces

    Braces-Friendly School Lunches

    If your pre-teen or teenager is home for the summer, it’s easy to provide braces-friendly lunch options. The school lunchroom,…

  • Young Boy Smiling after Braces Check Up in Portland

    Orthodontics: From Tooth Fairy to Retainer

    You might be surprised to learn that Dr. Dischinger and our team recommend an orthodontic appointment even before your child…

  • Soft Food Ideas With Braces

    Got braces? Here are some great soft food ideas and recipes you should try! People with brand new braces from…

  • Why do Orthodontists use Elastics (Rubber Bands)?

    Wearing orthodontic braces may be the best choice for correcting your teeth and improving your smile, and that’s why you’ve…

  • Tips For Dealing With Bad Breath

    Oral Hygiene Is Very Important When You Are Going Through Orthodontic Treatments. Here Are Some Remedies For Bad Breath.  …

  • Orthodontic Preventive Care

    The field of orthodontics spans beyond corrective treatments. It also includes preventive care, which is used to prevent the development of a…

  • Emergency Orthodontic Care

    Orthodontic emergencies can occur at any time during treatment and often pertain to complications with appliances. An orthodontic emergency is…

  • Type of Appliances

    Orthodontists primarily treat patients who need help correcting certain maxillofacial problems, such as misaligned teeth, malocclusion, or too much space between…