Healthy Smiles Program

All Year

Don’t forget to take your Heathy Smiles Card to your next cleaning! You and your hygienist will be entered in a drawing to win awesome gift certificates.

Our Featured Non-Profit Organization:

The Ronald McDonald House

Donate your Lyons Loot to Ronald McDonald House. From now through the end of June, NSO will donate $10 to RMHC for every 30 Lyons Loot collected.

Keeping families together and near the medical care they need through a network of local Chapters.

“Our network of local Chapters has been helping millions of families with sick children find comfort and support when they need it most.  Our programs, tailored to meet the urgent needs of each community, can now be found in more than 64 countries and regions across the globe.

Since 1974, RMHC has created programs that strengthen families during difficult times. RMHC provides vital resources and compassionate care to children and their families being served by leading hospitals worldwide. Core RMHC programs — Ronald McDonald Houses, Ronald McDonald Family Rooms, and Ronald McDonald Care Mobiles — provide access to health care and enable family-centered care. RMHC helped lessen the burden for millions of families in 2017.”

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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...

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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,...

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Becoming an Orthodontist

It would be wonderful if some of our patients could be inspired during their treatment to consider Orthodontics as a profession!  So, let us tell you a little about the process.  There are three steps in an orthodontist’s education: college, dental school, and...

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Braces Friendly Recipe | Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

There is nothing quite like a delicious cup of hot chocolate on a chilly winter’s night!  Perhaps you’ll try this rich and creamy peanut butter hot chocolate tonight.  It is perfect for keeping you warm while you watch for Santa’s arrival tonight. Plus, it's super...

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First Braces Check-Up

The American Association of Orthodontists recommends children get their first check-up with an Orthodontist no later than age 7.  An examination, as permanent teeth take the place of baby teeth and as the face and jaws are growing, will determine if a problem exists...

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Braces Friendly Recipe | Fruity Santa Snacks

Fruity Santa Snacks are such a fun and healthy way to celebrate the holidays and kids love making them! Take just ripened bananas and cut them in half. Clean strawberries and cut off the tops. Using the banana halves, the strawberries and some small and large...

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Holiday Braces Tips

            We sure hope all our patients get to spend the holidays with family!  In case you get to travel to Grandma’s house for the holidays, here are a few travel safety tips for your braces! Here are a few items you should be certain...

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Cheesy Bacon Pinwheels Braces Friendly Recipe

We had you at bacon, right? These tender and buttery yeast dough pinwheels with sweet caramelized onions, salty bacon, and creamy Gruyere cheese would be a perfect and a little fancy addition to your Thanksgiving breadbasket! Ingredients: 1/3 cup warm water (100°F to...

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Great American Smokeout Day

On Great American Smokeout Day, let’s talk about how smoking affects your teeth: Everybody knows that smoking wreaks havoc on your health. While your teeth may not be the first thing you think of when considering the dangers of smoking, any kind of tobacco use can...

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Signs of Clenching or Grinding Teeth

Bruxism is a condition where you grind or clench your teeth. Most people with bruxism either grind/clench unconsciously during the day or while they sleep. Bruxism is typically either a response to stress or indicative of something wrong with your bite or tooth...

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