TRAVELING WITH BRACES

TRAVELING WITH BRACES

We certainly hope that we’ll all be able to travel somewhere this summer (maybe even to see and hug your Grandparents).    Here are a few items you should be certain to have on hand in addition to your toothbrush when you’re away from home: Wax Rubber Bands (if...

Braces-friendly Recipe: Mexican Tater Tot Casserole Recipe

Since you can’t go out to a Mexican restaurant tonight to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, here is a fun and tasty Mexican casserole dish your kids are sure to love…why? Because it has tater tots! Ingredients • 1 lb. 85/15 ground beef • 1 onion, diced (about ¼ cup) • 1 packet...

S’mores Cookies – Braces Friendly

If you had any Girl Scout cookies left in your cabinets or freezer, they are probably long gone since you’ve been spending more time at home. So, here is a great recipe that imitates one of our favorites: Wet Ingredients ¼ cup brown rice syrup (or ¼ cup honey) 2...

Seasonal Allergies

Do you know the symptoms of seasonal allergies? They can sometimes be mistaken for something more serious. Spring allergies affect millions of people annually worldwide. Here’s a little reminder of the different symptoms to watch for: Symptoms of allergies are:...

National Facial Protection Month

As sad as we are that so many sports were cancelled this year, we still want to remind our patients to wear mouth guards and appropriate protective gear when participating in activities that could cause injuries. The damage caused by a ball, puck or elbow to the face...

Homemade Hand Sanitizer

We know this is a stressful time for everyone, and we hope you are all taking care of yourselves at home, and especially if you need to leave the house. If you are not able to find hand sanitizer, did you know you can make it with a few simple ingredients? Or, you can...