Sunbird Orthodontics Blog

Something to Smile About - Digital Orthodontics

Kids just don’t know how good they have it these days. If you ever had to see an orthodontist as a kid, then you’ll remember without fondness having impressions taken of your teeth.  Remember that cold and curiously tasteless goo that you had to sink your... read more...

Don't Be A Dummy!

Do “Orthodontic” Pacifiers Work? Most parents will have been faced with this choice, even before the birth of their child, while walking the aisles of the baby section at the local shopping centre.  The idea behind orthodontic pacifiers, sometimes called thin neck pacifiers,... read more...

Why the long face?

Did you know that enlarged adenoids and tonsils are heavily implicated in the development of severe orthodontic problems? And that they can lead to a long face? Orthodontists are well aware of the link between enlarged adenoids/tonsils, and how this problem can profoundly... read more...

Sugar-Free Gum - Would "chew" Believe It!

  Chew on this – Five Fascinating Facts about Sugar-Free Gum Would “chew” believe that sugar-free gum is good for your dental health?   Sugar-free gum isn’t just for disguising nasty jungle breath. Here are a few fascinating facts on the dental benefits of sugar-free gum:... read more...

Where is the wisdom in WISDOM TEETH?

Mr Gump once said:  “Stupid is as stupid does”.  Indeed. You may have heard from your dentist that there is nothing smart about wisdom teeth, and mostly, that is true.  Because wisdom teeth can do some really stupid things that can ruin your day!  But they could also be a... read more...

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