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Foods that Naturally Whiten Your Teeth

Everyone is always chasing after the elusive shiny white smile. However, coffee, tea, red wine, and even some sodas can stain your teeth and darken your smile. Luckily, there are several cost-effective options to help bring your teeth back to their pearly glory. There are even some foods that whiten your teeth naturally. To learn more about what foods can naturally whiten your teeth, keep reading for some advice from Dr. Eric Wu at Redwood Shores Orthodontics.

Fortunately, there are several foods you can find at your local grocery store that can help make your [...] Read More

Why Do I Need an Orthodontist?

You may be thinking, “why do I need to see an orthodontist if I already see a dentist?” In fact, you should see both of these doctors to help keep your oral hygiene in check. They each have different training backgrounds that allow them to do specific jobs. To learn more about why you need an orthodontist, keep reading for some advice from Dr. Eric Wu at Redwood Shores Orthodontics.

While a beautiful smile is the result of a good orthodontic treatment, there is a lot that [...] Read More

Feeling a Little Sore After Tightening? These Tips Can Help!

While braces are not painful, your mouth is a very sensitive area. Thus, it is not uncommon to experience a little soreness after your braces have been tightened. However, what everyone feels is a little different! Most only feel a mild, achy pressure that will subside within a day or two. The longer you’re in braces, the quicker your discomfort will go away after each tightening. In the meantime, have no fear! These simple tips can help ease your discomfort from Dr. Eric Wu at Redwood Shores Orthodontics.

Stick to Soft Foods

Soft foods like [...] Read More

Daily Habits to Improve Your Oral Health

Your oral health is always extremely important, whether you’re in braces or not! If you’re looking for some simple ways to boost your oral health, you’re in luck. Keep reading for some daily habits that you can incorporate into your routine from Dr. Eric Wu at Redwood Shores Orthodontics.

Some of the easiest ways to keep your oral health in tip-top shape are to do the simple things you have been told to do your whole life, like brushing your teeth. 

Proper brushing is an essential part of dental [...] Read More