Do Braces Cause Canker Sores?

Dr. Anthony Farrow of Farrow Orthodontics in the Wyndmoor, PA area says that the exact cause of most canker sores is unknown. A sharp tooth surface or dental appliance (i.e., braces or ill-fitting dentures) might trigger canker sores. Stress or tissue injury can cause simple canker sores. Certain foods including citrus or acidity fruits and vegetables (i.e.,…

Invisalign® Is an Investment in Your Smile

Many see how Invisalign® can make a big difference in people’s appearance and self-esteem, but the cost of Invisalign® may seem out of reach for their budget. Dr. Anthony Farrow of Farrow Orthodontics in the Center City, Philadelphia, PA area believes that patients should think of their smile as an investment in their future. It’s how you…

Do You Need Braces?

Many parents in Philadelphia, PA wondered if and when they should take their child to an orthodontist for a consultation. Even adults themselves grapple with the question of, “Do I need braces?” Here’s a helpful list that outlines when you should call Dr. Anthony Farrow of Farrow Orthodontics to schedule an initial consultation: 1. Early…

Promoting Good Oral Hygiene in Kids with Braces

Sometimes kids forget to keep up with their oral hygiene responsibilities, especially kids with braces, so here’s some cool tooth trivia to get your child(ren) interested: Tooth Trivia #354 George Washington, the first president of the United States, had false teeth because his real teeth were so bad that they had to be removed. After…

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Brushing Up On Basic Dental Care

Oral health begins with clean teeth. Keeping the area where your teeth meet your gums clean can prevent gum disease, and keeping your tooth surfaces clean can help you avoid cavities. Dr. Anthony Farrow of Farrow Orthodontics offers the following tips to his patients in Mount. Airy, PA: 1. Brush your teeth at least twice a…

The Benefits of Routine Cleanings During Invisalign® Treatment

  Dr. Anthony Farrow of Farrow Orthodontics encourages his patients near Rittenhouse Spuare, PA to continue regular cleanings every six months with their dentist during their Invisalign® treatment for it promotes good oral hygiene, but did you know that it can also prevent a multitude of diseases? Here are 10 really great reasons to stick with your regular cleaning…

What Brand(s) of Bottled Water Do You Drink?

Fluoride strengthens our teeth and helps us maintain good oral health which is why Dr. Anthony Farrow of Farrow Orthodontics near Glenside, PA encourages patients to maintain some type of fluoride intake, especially if they have braces. However, as more people turn to bottled water and away from the tap, they may be missing out…