Signs Your Child May Need Braces

Your child’s mouth with undergo changes in the shape and structure as it develops, gradually expanding throughout the teenage years. Over time, their baby teeth will also be replaced by adult teeth that are meant to last for the rest of their life. Due to developing oral structure, it’s important to monitor your child’s smile for signs of needing braces.... read more »

What Do Santa and the Tooth Fairy Have in Common?

Next to Santa Claus (and the Easter Bunny), the Tooth Fairly is another mythical figure that helps put a smile on your child's face. Since your child can lose up to 20 baby teeth before the permanent teeth come in, that's a lot of visits from the Tooth Fairy and the budding relationship between "her' and your child. Where did... read more »

5 Reasons Why You May Need Braces

Our team at Family Smile Center LLC in Frederick, Maryland, is happy to offer braces for those whose teeth are not aligned, or whose bite needs adjusting. Some patients use braces to fix cosmetic issues with their pearly whites, others benefit from the medical fixes. Conditions which might cause you to need orthodontic care can include the following: You lose your... read more »