The Importance of An Early Orthodontist Visit

  Parents are often the first to recognize that something isn’t quite right about their child’s teeth or jaws. You may notice your child’s teeth not fitting together, difficulty chewing or biting, mouth breathing or other issues. When you notice something, it’s...

How Wearing Elastics Impacts Treatment Time

Yes … elastic wear or lack of it, when prescribed, influences your treatment time!  Elastics should be worn exactly as the doctor prescribes.  If you forget to wear them do not double up the next day – that won’t make your teeth move any faster and it could make your...

Blackened Green Bean and Quinoa Salad

Fresh green bean season will soon be coming to an end, so pick some up at the grocery or a fresh market this weekend along with a few other fresh veggies and make this delicious late summer/early fall salad!    Salad Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa, rinsed under running...
Braces-Friendly Strawberry Shortcake

Braces-Friendly Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberries are still nice and fresh, so why not make a delicious, easy, and braces-friendly shortcake!  Ingredients: 1 box of vanilla instant pudding 1/2 cup strawberry juice 1 1/2 cups nonfat milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 24 Sponge fingers 220 g (about 1 cup) Whipped...