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Does Yawning Make Your Jaw Hurt?

Published on December 16, 2021
As a Certified Specialist in Orthodontics, Dr. Mario Chorak doesn’t just make amazing looking smiles, he also deals with the bite as a whole…including the jaw. If you touch your face right in front of your ear while opening and closing your jaw, you will feel your temporomandibular joint at work. When your temporomandibular joint working as it should, you can yawn or take a big bite of your favorite food without an...[more]

Whiter Teeth After Braces

Published on November 17, 2021
The feeling you have after getting your braces removed is the absolute best!

Unfortunately, some people get their braces off and are disappointed by the color of their teeth. Many patients expect their braces to come off, exposing a beautiful, white smile. But most often, their teeth are not bright and white when the brackets and wires are removed. Therefore, many of the patients at Chorak Orthodontics choose ...[more]

5 Tips for a Healthy Smile

Published on October 28, 2021
Your smile is one of the first things that people notice about you. For many people, an ideal smile is a mouth full of pearly white, perfectly aligned teeth. It’s not a bad goal to have, but in addition to straight white teeth, you need to make sure that your smile is a healthy one.

Follow our tips below to make sure your mouth and your smile are in tip top condition.

1. Brush and Floss Your Teeth Every Day


7 Ways to Prevent Bad Breath While Wearing Braces

Published on September 21, 2021
We understand that bad breath can be uncomfortable to talk about but unfortunately it happens to most people for several different reasons. The most common factor for bad breath in patientswith braces at Chorak Orthodontics is almost certainly caused by poor oral hygiene.

After getting braces, patients may develop bad breath from not cleaning their teeth correctly. Bacteria feeds on food particles left in your mouth, ...[more]