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Bites That Can Lead to Chipped Teeth

Bites That Can Lead to Chipped Teeth Imagine chewing on food when you hear a strange sound inside your mouth, like something breaking off. What just happened? You chipped a tooth. How did that happen? The cause might be your bite. Having an incorrect bite can affect how you speak, eat, swallow, and sleep. The […]

Tongue Rings and Oral Health

Tongue Rings and Oral Health Tongue rings are a popular accessory for teens and adults. However, they do not come without risks. As an oral health professional, I want to make you aware of a few potential problems that can arise from this fashion trend. After reading this blog, you can decide if the risk […]

Do You Have a Normal Bite?

Have you ever wondered if your bite is normal? What even is a normal bite? The History of the Normal Bite As early as the 1800s, dentists saw a need to classify what a normal bite might look like.  The need for this classification arose as dentists made false or prosthetic type teeth to replace […]

Goop Be Gone!

Impressions are so last century! When you ask someone what they liked least about their orthodontic experience, almost everyone can agree: the goop from impressions!  Well, goop be gone! Summerville’s Reagin Orthodontics is nearly impression free. We have the latest technology on standby to help us provide our patients with the most enjoyable orthodontic experience. […]

ICE, ICE BABY

To Chew or Not to Chew Have you ever finished your sweet tea or soda just to chew on a few remaining ice cubes on a hot summer day? For some, it’s the chew, for others it’s the temperature, whatever the reason should be – STOP!  Chewing on ice can be a really addictive habit […]

Have You Heard???

Straight from Jessica Chander of Kickin’ 92.5… “I am officially finished with Invisalign and I am so glad I chose Reagin Orthodontist to fix my smile! The amazing staff and facility made getting my smile so much more special! Every step of the process was easy and I would do it all over again!” – […]

Win A Pair Of Snap Spectacles!

| Win a pair of SNAP SPECTACLES! | Spectacles record 10-second increments of what you see and uploads them! Who: YOU! What: Post a photo of you wearing our sunglasses & use #ILUVRO on Instagram or Facebook. Where: Everywhere When: One winner will be announced each month: June, July and August. It’s simple: Just wear […]

What is a Water Flosser?

At Reagin Orthodontics we are all about good oral health! Daily brushing and flossing of your teeth as well as maintaining your 6 month visits to your dentist is the cornerstone of good oral health. One of the most important areas of your mouth to clean is in-between your teeth and around the tooth/gum junction. […]

What to expect at your Initial Orthodontic Consultation

When you meet an orthodontist for an initial consultation, we strongly recommend consideration of the following: – What is the practices philosophy? Make sure it lines up with what you are looking for. – What is the orthodontist’s level of experience and how long have they been practicing? – Does the practice have multiple offices […]

Do I need to floss my teeth with braces?

Absolutely! At Reagin Orthodontics we are committed to good oral hygiene and flossing is essential to the health of your teeth and gums when you’re wearing braces. Because braces may hold food, sugars and liquids upon eating, it is very important to keep on top of your brushing and flossing, as well as visiting our […]