Hooray! You are done with braces and now you get to enjoy your pretty new smile. To keep your teeth looking their best, though, you need to decide what type of retainer to wear. The most important step in this process is consulting with an orthodontist. The team at Foley Wilde Orthodontics can help evaluate [...]
If you've recently had braces put on, you're probably starting to get used to certain foods you should avoid or may have to eat differently now that you are wearing braces. The Foley Orthodontics team in London, Ontario discuss the candy you can eat with braces, and the candy you should avoid this Halloween. Some [...]
Fall is just about here and that means cozy sweaters, crunchy leaves and pumpkin spice everything! Talk to the team at Foley Wilde Orthodontics in London, Ontario about switching up the elastic colours on your braces this fall and let your smile reflect the beautiful colours the season has to offer. Pumpkin Pie For this [...]
Getting your wisdom teeth in is often viewed as a rite of passage. For most people, wisdom teeth come in between the ages of 17 and 25. However, this process is often not without problems, and many orthodontists today will recommend having your wisdom teeth removed -- even if they are not yet causing issues. [...]
Getting braces put on means learning all new ways to care for your teeth. One of the hardest things to master is flossing. Flossing can be difficult to get right even without braces, but don't get discouraged! Just follow these steps and you'll be a pro in no time. Choose the Right Floss First, make [...]
The team at Foley Wilde Orthodontics are pleased to welcome the newest member of our team, Dr. Meena Wilde. Dr. Wilde is a certified orthodontist and brings an extensive background in dentistry to the team. She received her Bachelor and Master of Science from the University of Ottawa and completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery [...]
The problem of diastema, or a gap between your teeth, can seem like a purely cosmetic issue. It is true that a gap between your teeth can affect your appearance, and this can play a role in your self-confidence as well as in how others view you. More than that, this orthodontics issue can also [...]
Now that you're done with your braces, it's up to you to keep your teeth in place with a retainer. But what if it doesn't fit properly anymore? Keep reading for some helpful tips!