Clean Teeth Need a Clean Retainer. Here’s How!

 At East Texas Orthodontics, we want our patients to understand how essential it is to keep your retainer clean. In fact, it’s just as important to brush your retainer as it is to brush your teeth. The biggest concern is that retainers can harbor dangerous bacteria. But besides that, they can begin to smell and taste funny if you don’t … Read More

National Teen Self-Esteem Month

  Because we work with so many teenagers at East Texas Orthodontics, we’d like to recognize that May is National Teen Self-Esteem Month! Navigating teenage years can be hard, but when teens suffer from a low self-esteem, it’s even more difficult. Fortunately, there are some things we can do as adults to help with this common teenage problem.   At … Read More