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How to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth in Braces

How to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth in Braces You’re in between meals and craving something sweet, but you just started orthodontic treatment and know that many of your favorite foods should now be avoided. Is there anything sweet you can eat? The short answer is yes! Dr. Harold Enoch and Dr. Amir Lamei and the staff at Enoch

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Protect Your Braces While Playing Sports

Protect Your Braces While Playing Sports Getting braces doesn’t mean giving up the sports you love! Luckily, braces will not keep you from any sport or physical activity. However, the price you pay for a beautiful smile is taking a little extra care of your mouth while undergoing orthodontic treatment. Play Safe, Play All Season In general, it

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4 Dieting Tips to Keep Your Smile Healthy

4 Dieting Tips to Keep Your Smile Healthy Just like the rest of your body, your mouth and teeth need to be well-nourished and taken care of in order to keep your smile radiant. Orthodontist Dr. Harold Enoch and Dr. Amir Lamei at Enoch & Lamei Orthodontics has four tips for keeping the beautiful and healthy smile you deserve!

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The Truth About Braces and Canker Sores

Surviving Date Night with Braces Date night can be a nerve-wracking experience. From what to wear, where to go, what to talk about, the numerous variables of date night can wreak havoc on what should be a fun experience. You don’t want your braces to be another source of worry, and they don’t have to be! With a

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Are Your Braces Triggering Your Canker Sores?

Are Your Braces Triggering Your Canker Sores? A few weeks into orthodontic treatment, you notice a tingling or burning sensation in your mouth. A few days later, canker sores appear. Fortunately, canker sores are not often a serious issue, but they sure can be annoying! These small ulcers can pop up in your mouth and on the inside

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6 Orthodontic Tips for a Sensitive Gag Reflex

6 Orthodontic Tips for a Sensitive Gag Reflex Having a sensitive gag reflex is nothing to be embarrassed about. Additionally, it is not something that should deter you from seeking orthodontic treatment. Those with a sensitive gag reflex can get frustrated, but it is certainly something that can be worked with while undergoing orthodontic treatment. Orthodontists, like Dr.

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Custom vs. Store-bought Mouthguards

Should My Mouthguard Be Custom or Store Bought? Anyone participating in a sport should wear a mouthguard to protect their teeth. This is especially important for anyone undergoing orthodontic treatment. Braces and wires can damage the mouth if you receive a ball to the face. Many people ask whether it is necessary to invest in a custom-fit mouthguard

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5 Reasons to Smile in the Year

5 Reasons to Smile in the Year There are a lot of reasons you should be flashing those pearly whites more often – smiling is good for your health! According to Psychology Today, when you smile you activate neural messaging that benefits your health and happiness. As we close out the year, it is important to find reasons

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Orthodontics for Speech Problems

Common Speech Problems Orthodontics Can Help Did you know that the alignment of your teeth can affect your speech? If you struggle to pronounce certain words, your teeth could be the reason why. Thankfully, orthodontics can help. Dr. Harold Enoch and Dr. Amir Lamei at Enoch & Lamei Orthodontics can provide orthodontic treatment to resolve common oral problems

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Are You Too Old For Braces?

Are You Too Old For Braces? When you think of braces, who do you picture wearing them? If you’re like most Americans, children and teens come to mind. If you’re unhappy with your smile, you probably think you missed your chance for straight teeth, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Thanks to advances in technology, orthodontic

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