Healthy Smiles ProgramAll 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.”
Organizations We’ve Worked With in the Past
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Orthodontic Care: What Are the Signs You Need Braces?
About four million people younger than age 18 in North America need braces. While most people begin treatment between the ages of 11 and 14, adults can benefit from orthodontic treatment, too. You might not recognize the signs you need braces until you're older. Here...
6 Benefits of Invisalign for Teens
About four million Americans wear braces (and 25% of them are adults). However, 80% of adults now decide to use aligners to straighten their teeth. Straightening teeth at a younger age is usually more effective (while teeth and jaws are still in development). With...
A Beginner’s Guide to Choosing Braces-Friendly Food
Around four million Americans wear braces on any particular day. They're an important part of orthodontic care. When you're wearing braces, taking good care of them is important. That includes your diet. Let's go through how to choose braces-friendly food. Foods You...
Common Braces Wearing Errors and How to Avoid Them
Are you one of the 4 million people in the United States who wear braces? Having an attractive smile can set you or your child up for a lifetime of success because they convey someone who is confident and trustworthy. The benefits of braces are many, however, they...
7 Major Benefits of Braces for Adults
Are braces a sensible choice for adults? A look at the statistics gives an honest answer to that question and a statistic that might surprise you. Over one in four orthodontic care patients in the US and Canada are adults. So don't let your age put you off getting a...
Invisalign vs. Braces: The Key Differences
While braces are mostly used with children, people of any age can have them put on. Dental issues can arise at any age, and braces are a common (and effective) treatment method for both bite and alignment problems. They're the best way to achieve a perfect smile, but...
Ultimate Guide to Braces for Kids
It may come as a surprise to many parents that their child should first see an orthodontist at the age of 7! Most of us probably think of braces as being for teens. After all, this is the most common age that kids start wearing them. But certain orthodontic issues...
Why Do I Need Braces on My Top and Bottom Teeth?
Approximately 4 million people in the United States currently wear braces. And over 1 million of those individuals are adults. Braces have helped create beautiful smiles for decades. With so many people wearing braces, one wonders, do I need braces? And if I do need...
Wire talk – Traveling With Braces
We certainly hope that we’ll all be able to travel somewhere this summer. 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 prescribed to wear) Tylenol or Ibuprofen Floss &...
Electric or Manual?
Can you use an electric toothbrush while wearing braces, or is manual a more viable alternative? Fortunately, electric toothbrushes are extremely safe with orthodontic appliances. When used properly, they’re arguably safer and more effective for braces than manual...
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