Tips on How to Fix a Broken Bracket on Your Braces

Food and Braces: What to Know

Do you know what foods you can and can’t eat when you’re wearing braces? Or do you just eat food and take a risk that you won’t break your braces? A lot of people take that approach, surprisingly. It’s hard to give up your favorite food for a few years just because you’re wearing some extra metal and wire in... read more »

Why Children Need Early Orthodontic Care

Many people assume that the youngest recipients of orthodontic treatment are teenagers and possibly preteens. While many patients receiving braces are indeed teens, it is recommended that children undergo orthodontic treatment before they reach their teen years. Our orthodontist offers orthodontic care for children to ensure they can enjoy strong, healthy smiles unimpeded by orthodontic issues. Teeth that are experiencing... read more »

Tips for Teeth with Braces

You can enjoy a lifelong smile that is strong, healthy and attractive by receiving custom orthodontic treatment to enhance your tooth alignment and stabilize your bite. To help you enjoy effective orthodontic care, we offer tips on which foods to avoid and how to clean braces: — As you may know, certain foods can damage the brackets, bands and archwires... read more »

Orthodontic Emergency Instructions

During orthodontic treatment, certain issues can occur, especially if you do not follow Dr. Chris Shannon’s instructions. Things like failing to wear a mouth guard when playing sports or eating foods that you shouldn’t can damage your braces. Keep in mind that your braces may also need fixing at some point even if you try to follow all of our... read more »

The Benefits and Advantages of Orthodontic Treatment

Orthodontic treatment can help you and your crooked teeth in a myriad of ways. This is why treatment is so recommended. It can do much more than just straighten your chompers. To help you know a little more, our Shannon Orthodontics orthodontic team is happy to tell you all about the benefits and advantages of orthodontic treatment in Davenport, Florida.... read more »

Tips on How to Fix a Broken Bracket on Your Braces

Have you broken a bracket on your braces? If so, it’s important to take the necessary steps so you avoid delaying your treatment time. That way you can still have your perfect smile in the amount of time you expect. So, to help you treat the bracket and improve the situation, our Shannon Orthodontics orthodontic team encourages you to do... read more »