14 Germ Facts About the Human Mouth

Have you been slacking on brushing or flossing your teeth lately? Here are 14 little facts that can motivate you and help you keep your mouth clean: 1. A typical human mouth contains billions of bacteria, and if you haven’t brushed your teeth lately, you might have more bacteria in your mouth right now than […]

3 Ways to Properly Clean Your Invisalign® Aligners

At Crescent Orthodontics which serves South Lyon, MI and surrounding areas, Dr. Ashley L. Reynolds and her team recommend that patients wear their aligners for approximately 22 hours a day. We also encouraged that patients remove their aligners for eating, drinking, brushing and flossing, a perfect time during which to clean them. Here are three […]

What’s the Difference Between a Dentist and an Orthodontist?

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Check out this infographic from the American Association of Orthodontics to learn the difference between a dentist and an orthodontist: Consumer Alert From AAO: The American Association of Orthodontists is urging consumers to beware of Internet videos and websites which encourage people to try and straighten their own teeth. Moving teeth is a medical procedure […]

4 Problems With Your Teeth That Can Be Corrected at Crescent Orthodontics

Do any of the following resonate with you? If so, now may be a good time to contact an orthodontist! 1. Openbites, underbites, overbites and deep overbites – Dr. Ashley L. Reynolds of Crescent Orthodontics in South Lyon, MI specializes in the correction of all four malocclusions. Dr. Reynolds encourages that patients be evaluated by […]

5 Subconscious Habits that Damage Your Teeth and Braces

Many people have bad habits that can be particularly harmful if you wear braces and can also prolong the length of your orthodontic treatment. Beware of these five habits that could potentially result in problems during your orthodontic treatment with Dr. Ashley Reynolds at Crescent Orthodontics in South Lyon, Michigan. 1. Crunching on ice can […]