Showing posts from February, 2020

February Smiles at Burch Orthodontics

We have the best job in the world at Burch Orthodontics. We see so many smiles transformed into confident, radiant smiles that light up any room. From the first “brace face” to “peace out braces,” here are some fantastic smiles.

View this post on Instagram You look so CUTE in your newest accessory! Congratulations!❤A post shared by Burch Orthodontics (@burchortho) on Feb 13, 2020 at 5:00am PST

Gum Disease Awareness Month in Tallahassee

February is Gum Disease Awareness Month. Did you know more than 80% of Americans are living with periodontal or gum disease, which most often than not, goes unnoticed? Because the symptoms are barely noticeable at first and there is no pain involved, it can be tough to recognize you have gum disease at all.

According to the American Association of Periodontology (AAP), you may have gum disease, even if it's in its early stages, if:

your gums are red, swollen and sore to the touch.your gums bleed when you eat, brush or see pus or other signs of infection around the gums and teeth.your gums look as if they are "pulling away" from the frequently have bad breath or notice a bad taste in your mouth.or some of your teeth are loose or feel as if they are moving away from the other teeth.

A great oral hygiene routine and regular dental visits are the absolute best way to take a preventative measure against gum disease. The American Dental Association (ADA) si…