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The Process of Getting Braces

You’ve looked in the mirror and thought to yourself, “My teeth could be straighter,” but you’re not exactly sure how to start the process of getting braces. It’s important to understand that every person’s orthodontic journey will be unique because every set of teeth is different. Rest assured, your orthodontist is going to come up with [...]

What’s the First Week with Braces Like?

The first week of having braces can be a big adjustment for patients, but as time goes on, dealing with your new orthodontics will become second nature. To make sure the first several days of having braces go smoothly, we’ve covered a few of the basics below to help keep you happy and healthy. Pain [...]

Orthodontic Treatment through the Internet

You can learn just about anything on the Internet these days. You can also order just about anything on the Internet these days. But would you order your braces on the Internet? There’s a new trend involving websites that claim to offer a solution for straightening teeth, without your ever seeing a dentist or orthodontist [...]

Avoid Brushing After Every Single Meal!

Here is some surprising yet worthwhile advice you might be hearing for the first time: Brushing after a meal can be incredibly bad for your teeth if you do it after eating certain foods. Enamel is an extremely hard mineral on the exterior of each of your teeth. It’s actually the hardest substance in the [...]

How Do You Choose the Best Mouthwash?

As we all know, or should by now, the key to maintaining great oral health is keeping up with a daily plan of flossing, brushing, and using mouthwash. These three practices in combination will help you avoid tooth decay and keep bacterial infections at bay. At Timothy Foley DDS, M.CI.D, FRCD(C), we’ve noticed that it’s [...]

Blog Suggestions? Let’s Hear Them!

Your opinions matter to Dr. Timothy Foley and our team! Our blog is meant to be an educational channel, but we always want to know what things you’re interested in learning more about. After all, our blog is here for you to enjoy! We’d like to encourage you to send us any ideas about what [...]