Have a Good Spring Break With Braces by Using Our Tips

Spring break is a great time to enjoy the newly warm weather and enjoy a break from our busy lives. You don’t want to worry about any orthodontic problems during spring break, do you? Well, our orthodontist, Dr. Samuel Richey, is happy to help you avoid those issues and have the successful spring break you want. To have a good... read more »

A Braces-Friendly Diet is Important When You’re Aligning Your Teeth

Are you aligning your teeth with braces? If so, you need to have a diet that is friendly to your appliance. This is very important if you want a successful orthodontic journey as well as a top-notch smile. If you follow Dr. Samuel Richey’s instructions, you might even get your braces off faster. Who knows! The main reason why it’s... read more »

Taking Care of Your Braces

Once your braces are on, you may have trouble seeing your teeth through all that metal. But rest assured that they are there, patiently waiting for the day of the when they can be shown off. Until then, you will need to take good care of them. Normally, you should spend two minutes a day, twice a day brushing. But... read more »

The Proper Care of Your Toothbrush

Dr. Sam Richey of Lighthouse Dental and Orthodontic in Riverton, Utah wants to know if your toothbrush needs a tuneup. Take a good look at the bristles. Are the bristles worn, flattened, or starting to droop? If so, then it is time for a new toothbrush. You and your toothbrush should not be in a long-term relationship. If your toothbrush... read more »

Happy Halloween! It’s National Orthodontic Health Month!

October’s here and Halloween is on the way! It’s time for haunted houses, costumes, fall parties, and of course, candy. We want you to have a great time enjoying the parties and the trick-or-treating. October is National Orthodontic Health month, so we have some tips for you to protect your braces as you enjoy your Halloween. To have a safe... read more »