Caring for Ceramic Braces

Our orthodontist and team are pleased to offer many types of braces to help you have the beautiful smile you want. Ceramic braces are a very cosmetically appealing option because their tooth-colored material can be shaded to the color of your natural teeth so that the casual observer may not... Read more »

Dental Implants Make for an Effective Tooth Replacement Option

If you are struggling with tooth loss, Dr. Ronald Cass and our team can help you review your tooth replacement options to help you maintain good oral health and prevent further complications. Even if the new limitations to your oral function may not seem to affect your smile, you could... Read more »

You Will Need a Retainer After Your Braces Have Been Removed

Traditional braces are often used to correct the position of misaligned permanent teeth. The treatment process is designed to apply progressive tension to your periodontal ligaments through the course of multiple adjustments. Each time the braces components are tightened it will bring your teeth one incremental step closer to their... Read more »

4 Dental Habits to Break to Improve Dental Health

We all know that there are dental habits that are great for improving and maintaining dental health. These habits include things like brushing and flossing your teeth daily, visiting a dentist regularly, and drinking lots of water. But did you know that there are also bad dental habits that you... Read more »

Braces for Adults

When you think about braces, what comes to mind? Probably a picture on an awkward teen or pre-teen trying to smile through a mouthful of metal. But the truth is that orthodontics aren’t just for kids anymore. More and more adults are opting to straighten their smiles, so you will... Read more »

The Dental Dilemma of Added Sugar in Food

When your diet consists of a lot of sugars and simple carbohydrates, you are a prime candidate for dental decay. Why? Because, bacteria in your mouth feed upon these and grow aggressively the more sugar you eat. So, making the choice now to cut back on your intake of sugar... Read more »

The Best Smiles are Built with Oral Cancer Screenings

Your oral health care consists of more than just cleaning your mouth on a daily basis. It is important to also be aware of severe oral health conditions that can arise from time to time. One of the most dangerous diseases that can arise is oral cancer. Over 42,000 Americans... Read more »

Oral Hygiene Improvements: Mouthwash

Are you aware of the risk factors associated with cleaning your mouth successfully? If you are having difficulties brushing or flossing or require an additional level of protection after eating, it is important to try an alternative cleaning treatment such as implementing mouthwash into your oral health care routine. Although... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at NW Hills Dental and Orthodontics, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our... Read more »