Patient Information

  • Info for Parents and Referring Dentists

    November 8, 2019 by

    The following graphic – adapted from the American Association of Orthodontists’ (AAO) recommendations – is intended to act as a quick reference guide for both parents and referring doctors who suspect developmental and/or orthodontic problems in their child or patient, and would like to further understand the problem and refer the child or person to… Read more

  • Oral Hygiene 101

    November 8, 2019 by

    Oral Hygiene is the practice of keeping the mouth clean. Oral hygiene is a means of preventing cavities (dental caries), gingivitis, periodontitis, bad breath (halitosis), and other dental disorders. When we talk about oral hygiene, we mean both the personal and professional care aspects. First, here’s what you should know ! Dental Plaque Dental plaque is a biofilm (usually… Read more

  • Modern Endodontics (Root Canal Therapy)

    November 8, 2019 by

    If you have a tooth whose internal structures are damaged, you may benefit from root canal therapy. Also called Endodontics, root canal therapy can restore your tooth to its state of health by treating the damaged part of your tooth. If you have a choice, it’s always best to keep your natural teeth ! What… Read more

  • FAQs about Orthodontics

    November 8, 2019 by

    In this section, you will find a list of some frequently asked questions about childhood orthodontic treatment. Click here to download a SDOC’s educational PDF document in Arabic. You can also download our Introductory Patient Pack (PDF)  What is Preventive Orthodontic Treatment? Preventive orthodontic treatment is intended to keep a malocclusion (“bad bite” or crooked teeth) from developing in an otherwise normal… Read more

  • Taking Care of Your Teeth and Braces!

    November 8, 2019 by

    So You’ve Got Braces Now.. Now that you have had your braces fitted, it’s more important than ever to maintain your teeth and gums perfectly clean and healthy till the end of your treatment, and hopefully, long after ! The key to healthy teeth and gums is proper Plaque removal every day. Plaque is the… Read more

  • What is Expected from You during Orthodontic Treatment

    November 8, 2019 by

    Like other types of health care, patient cooperation with the directions of the orthodontist is key in determining the length of treatment and the quality of the outcome. Patients cannot sit back and relax and let the braces do all the work for them. In many instances, patients’ cooperation is needed to help make sure… Read more

  • Your First Visit to the Orthodontist

    November 8, 2019 by

    We understand that you are busy and may have a hectic schedule!.. Because we value your time – and ours – we will be taking you from A to Z through our simple, easy-flowing system of treatment, payments and scheduling, with minimal effort and inconvenience on your part. So What Happens at Your First Visit to… Read more

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