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5 New Year’s Goals for a Healthier Smile

Did you know that almost 75% of Americans make resolutions—changes they want to make in their lives in the coming year? And 50% of those resolutions are related to health. Unfortunately, most people forget one important aspect of their health: dental care. Listed below are five easy-to-adopt habits that could improve not only your overall […]

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 […]

Considering Direct Smile Aligners? READ this first!

Don’t let your DIY orthodontics become a Pinterest Fail You see them everywhere these days…those ads from mail-order aligner companies promising to give you perfect teeth, with little hassle, all without ever making you leave your house. Of course, that sounds like a great idea. It’s convenient, yes. And while we have super comfortable chairs […]

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 […]

Caring for your Invisalign Trays

How do I clean my Invisalign aligners? Proper upkeep and good oral hygiene are essential in keeping your Invisalign aligners clean, invisible, and odor free. Although the Invisalign allows for aligners to be easily removed for eating and drinking, failing to properly clean your trays afterwards can result in discoloration and a buildup of bacteria. […]

Take Good Care of Your Teeth

Alison Ashton, Cooking Light, September 2015 “Every time you smile, you reveal much more than your pearly whites and a friendly mood. When periodontist Sally Cram, DDS, PC, examines a patient’s mouth, she discovers all kinds of clues to his or her well-being. “We say your mouth is the window to your overall health,” says […]

What is Invisalign Teen and how does it work?

Invisalign takes a different approach to straightening teeth, using a custom-made series of clear aligners created for you and only you. These aligner trays are made of smooth, comfortable and virtually invisible plastic that you wear over your teeth. Wearing the aligners will gradually and gently shift your teeth into place.  You just pop in […]

Reagin Orthodontics sponsors toothbrush giveaway

Dr. Britt Reagin has an offer to which you can’t, or at least shouldn’t, say no. As part of a buildup to “National Gum Care Month” in September, the Summerville orthodontist wants to give you a free Oral-B toothbrush. No strings attached, no pledges to brush and floss at least twice per day, just an […]