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Picking The Right Retainer

You might think that once you g et your braces off, you’re done with orthodontics forever. But wearing a retainer for a period of time following removal of your braces is essential to keeping your new smile beautiful and healthy. The staff here at SmileOn will prepare an individualized treatment plan for you and your…

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How to Handle Orthodontic Emergencies

It happens. You’re at school, work, or vacation, and you have a problem with your braces. If its a poking wire, loose bracket, or just something doesn’t feel right, don’t panic. There are a few ways you can temporarily solve the issue, then at your earliest convenience, come visit our office! Poking Wire: Sometimes a…

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How To Relieve Sore Teeth

If you recently got your braces on or got them tightened, you’re likely dealing with sore teeth. This tightening is a necessary part of the teeth-straightening process, but it can be a nuisance. Luckily there are a few ways to deal with the soreness until it goes away on its own! Oral anesthetic An oral…

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Braces-Friendly Recipe: Cheesy Cauliflower Bake

Looking for a recipe packed with vegetables that’s soft enough for braces? This tasty Cheesy Cauliflower Bake is loaded with flavor and low on carbs, plus won’t hurt your teeth or braces. Cauliflower is packed with antioxidants and Vitamin C, both of which are important to dental health. Vitamin C helps form and maintain bones…

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Types of Braces

You don’t have to be a metal mouth anymore! Braces today are a far cry from what they looked like 30 years ago. Today, there are many types of braces, of different levels of visibility depending on your preference. Traditional metal braces – These are made of stainless steel brackets and wires, with dozens of…

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Vitamins To Improve Your Dental Health

As important it is to brush your teeth properly and floss regularly, sometimes you teeth need help from the outside in. Including the right vitamins in your diet, and taking a supplement as needed. Calcium is essential for strong teeth as well as bones. Calcium can be found in milk, fortified orange juice, yogurt, broccoli,…

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Braces-Friendly Recipe: Cheesy Zucchini Rice

Cheesy Zucchini Rice Looking for a tasty and healthy item to add to the menu that anyone with braces can eat? Try this delicious cheesy zucchini rice recipe, packed with healthy vegetables and comforting cheese. Vegetables are also very important for oral health, so sneaking them in when possible is very beneficial. Add some soft…

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What is the Best Time To Get Braces?

A common question for orthodontists is patients wondering when the best time is to get braces. Every patient is different, so there is no easy answer to this question. An ideal time for placement of braces is between 10 and 14 years of age, while the head and mouth are still growing and teeth are…

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Invisalign for adults | Cedar Park TX Smileon Orthodontics

Benefits of Invisalign For Adults

If you are insecure about your smile or worry about oral hygiene with crooked teeth, but you don’t want traditional braces, Invisalign is for you! Invisalign for adults is an increasingly common solution for those who want a straighter smile in a more subtle way. There is of course nothing wrong with getting traditional braces…

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Happy Holidays from SmileOn!

We hope you’re all having a wonderful season. We at SmileOn are so grateful to have such wonderful patients. Thank you for choosing us as your orthodontist and smile improvement specialists! It’s an honor to help you and your families on your path to confidence and healthy teeth.

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