TMD Prevention & Treatment

What Is the TMJ? The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the joint where the upper and lower jaws connect, just in front of the ears. The TMJs can move from side to side and backwards and forwards. The range of movement of this joint makes it one of the most complex... Read more »

Living With Lingual Braces

If you’re reading our blog, chances are that you or someone you love needs braces. As an adult with impending orthodontic treatment, you may be hesitant about having braces placed. Braces can mar the appearance of your smile, thus having a negative effect on your social life. Having visible metal... Read more »

Care for Your Heart by Taking Care of Your Teeth

Our orthodontist and team understand that taking care of your mouth is integral in caring for your body. Did you know that there is a connection between your oral health and the health of your heart? Some cardiovascular diseases can affect your dental health, and vice versa. The Connection Between... Read more »

Adequate Sleep: A Key to Good Health

For many, January is a month of setting goals. For some, this means deciding to lead a healthier lifestyle. Usually these goals involve what you eat and how much you exercise--but did you think about your sleep health? At Andolino Orthodontics, we know that getting adequate sleep can help not... Read more »

New Year, New You: Invisalign® Teen

A new year is here, and you’ve resolved to get a straighter smile. Now all that’s left is to figure out which way you want to do that. Andolino Orthodontics is here to help. You have enough to worry about, with sports, music rehearsals, dances, and Snapchat stories. Why add... Read more »

Living Well in 2018

The year 2017 is coming to an end, and 2018 is swiftly approaching. With the new calendar year often comes New Year’s Resolutions. As you ponder what your goals will be this year, consider some advice from your friends at Andolino Orthodontics. S.M.A.R.T. Goals When you set your goals, make... Read more »

Holiday Treats With Braces: Eat This, Not That

Eating well is important. We have outlined some of the basics of good nutrition in our previous blog post--but what about the holidays? Does this mean you need to avoid all the goodies the holidays have to offer? At Andolino Orthodontics, we work hard, but we know how to play,... Read more »

How To Prepare for a Mouth-Healthy Holiday

The holiday season is in full swing, and with it comes many responsibilities. If this is your first holiday season with braces, there may be some adjustments to be made. But don’t worry! Our team at Andolino Orthodontics is here to help you have a happy, healthy holiday. De-Stress: Make... Read more »

Beneficial Health Practices: Drinking Water

Staying hydrated is vital to your oral and overall health. Without enough water, your whole body suffers. Dehydration hinders physical performance, reduces brain function, and affects your other organs. Let’s look at these one at a time. Physical Performance Dehydration results are noticeable if a person loses only 2% of... Read more »

Beneficial Health Practices: Exercise

At Andolino Orthodontics, we understand that the mouth health is only part of the picture. Complete health requires taking care of your whole body and mind. We want to help you have the resources you need to lead a happy, fulfilled, healthy life! One way to increase your overall health... Read more »