iTero® Digital Impressions

The iTero® Intraoral Scanner has revolutionized the way orthodontic impressions are taken. Now there’s no need for messy, uncomfortable molds. Getting high-quality and accurate impressions… Read More

Which mouthwash should you use?

Although using mouthwash is certainly not the equal of brushing and flossing, it does have benefits for your dental hygiene. If you use mouthwash regularly,… Read More

Protecting Your Smile with Mouthguards

If you participate in sports or other physical activities, it’s wise to consider getting a mouthguard. Also known as mouth protectors, mouthguards are a device… Read More

Positive Aging with Orthodontics

Crooked or crowded teeth aren’t always just a cosmetic issue; they also are more difficult to clean, which can lead to tooth decay and gum… Read More

When should I floss during the day?

A vital step in your oral health routine is flossing. We hope our patients at Thacker Orthodontics maintain good oral hygiene, including daily flossing between… Read More

Treatment Options for TMD

Temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD) refers to a diverse range of disorders that relate to muscular function in the jaw and face — the temporomandibular joint (TMJ).… Read More

Bottled Water: Friend or Foe?

Some people choose bottled water over tap because they think it’s cleaner. Some do it out of convenience: It’s easy to grab a bottle of… Read More