Mouth Breathing & Orthodontics

Mouth Breathing & Orthodontics

Did you know mouth breathing, as opposed to breathing through your nose, can cause dental problems and the need for orthodontics? Yet another reason that children should be evaluated for orthodontic treatment at age 7.  We’ll do that evaluation complimentary and...

Braces Friendly Recipe- Mac n Cheese Soup

January is NATIONAL SOUP MONTH, so we thought we would share a delicious soup recipe just in time to make this chilly weekend! Ingredients: 4 oz dry elbow pasta or small shape 1 1/2 cups onion, chopped 1 large carrot, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 2 cloves garlic,...
Halloween Wire Talk

Halloween Wire Talk

Halloween can be a SCARY night for your braces!  Please remember your wires before you start digging into candy.   Take a few minutes to refresh your mind as to what you can and can’t eat when in orthodontic treatment.  Here are a few treats that should “not scare”...
The WORST Chocolate Chip Cookies

The WORST Chocolate Chip Cookies

Yes, we said the WORST!  Proceed with caution because this recipe will ruin your life – you’ll never be able to enjoy another chocolate chip cookie again! Ingredients: 1 cup unsalted butter melted and then cooled for at least 5 minutes 1 1/2 cups light brown...
The Importance of Elastic Wear

The Importance of Elastic Wear

Elastic wear is an important key to the speed of your treatment and the results we can achieve. Elastics move the teeth in a direction which cannot be accomplished with braces alone.  It may seem hard for you to put on the elastics at first; however, it will become...