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Hygiene Routine
Posted on February 19, 2018 by Damon Szymanowski.

Your braces and you: a good dental hygiene routine If you’ve got braces, then you’ve got to maintain a good oral health routine. If you don’t, you run the risk of accelerated tooth decay and uneven staining. You’re going to want to ensure you’re happy with the results of your treatment at Damon Orthodontics, so ... Read full post

Why Retainers Are Important After Braces
Posted on January 29, 2018 by Damon Szymanowski.

There’s a lot of time and effort that goes into orthodontic treatment, whether you’ve spent years in braces or have been wearing Invisalign aligners for a number of months. The day you say goodbye is always an exciting day. It’s been a tedious, hard road to a beautiful smile, and you’ve sacrificed much. But don’t ... Read full post

Two-Phase Treatment in Sacramento
Posted on December 29, 2017 by Damon Szymanowski.

Planning orthodontic treatment for your child can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be! Here at Damon Smiles, Dr. Damon agree with the American Association of Orthodontists that all children should have their first orthodontic consultation by around the age of seven. This allows us to detect many common dental issues before they have ... Read full post

How To Protect Your Braces While Playing Sports
Posted on November 28, 2017 by Damon Szymanowski.

One of the most common concerns we hear at Szymanowski Orthodontics regarding braces is if student-athletes can have braces and play their favorites sports uninterrupted. Many parents and kids are worried they will have to sit out sports while in their braces, but that couldn’t be further from the truth! Kids and teens can absolutely ... Read full post

Orthodontic Emergencies
Posted on October 30, 2017 by Damon Szymanowski.

Are you anxiously awaiting your appointment to be fitted for braces? Or are you crossing the last few days off the calendar before they come off? Whether you’re at the very beginning of your braces journey, nearing the end of it, or somewhere in the middle, knowing what to do when minor issues pop up ... Read full post