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  • Dr. Jung’s Guide On How To Become An Orthodontist!
    This guide will lead you to an exciting and rewarding career as an Orthodontist!Step one:Receive your undergraduate degree in any major that interests you. Make sure you take pre-health classes (Biology, Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry, Physics) as they are required to apply for dental school. Bachelor Degree Time Requirement: appox. 4 yearsStep two:Then ... read more
    Source: BlogPublished on 2016-07-06
  • How Breastfeeding Affects Your Child’s Oral Health
    CHOOSING TO BREASTFEED a child is a personal and special decision for a mother. Not only does nursing provide a valuable bonding experience for mother and baby, it also has many health benefits, such as decreasing the child’s risk of SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome) and lowering the chances of mom ... read more
    Source: BlogPublished on 2016-06-29
  • What Causes Stained Teeth?
    WE OFTEN TAKE STEPS to achieve that sparkling white smile when we brush in the morning and before we go to bed. The truth is, what we consume throughout the day is often the largest contributor to whether or not our smile will light up a room.Although there are several causes ... read more
    Source: BlogPublished on 2016-06-22
  • AcceleDent!
    What is it?AcceleDent is a device that patients can use to help expedite their orthodontic treatment. This can make treatment time 30-50% quicker!How?AcceleDent uses SoftPulse Technology to help safely speed the rate of tooth movement. This technology releases a safe and effective light force pulse that transmits through the roots ... read more
    Source: BlogPublished on 2016-06-08
  • 2016 SUMMER SELFIE CONTEST!
    How to participate:Take a SELFIE with your Smile Power shades and enter to win a $100 cash prize! Up to 3 submissions!!!1. Go to our facebook page and click on photo/video to upload your selfie     OR2. Tag us on instagram: #gosmilepower     OR3. Send us your selfie to: gosmilepower@gmail.com, and we ... read more
    Source: BlogPublished on 2016-05-26
  • What To Know About Infant Dental Care And Teething
    DENTAL CARE IS IMPORTANT at all ages, even for babies! Here are some tips on how you can care for your child's mouth even before their first precious smile.Good Oral Care Begins Before TeethingEven though your baby’s primary teeth won’t come in until they are around four to seven months old, ... read more
    Source: BlogPublished on 2016-05-18
  • Baby Teeth and Braces: Why Early Treatment May Be Best
    WHILE MANY THINK BRACES are for correcting misaligned adult teeth, you may be surprised to learn that orthodontics can help correct your child’s bite before their adult teeth even come in!Baby Teeth Play an Important Role in Oral HealthPrimary teeth—more commonly known as baby teeth—play a key role in your child’s ... read more
    Source: BlogPublished on 2016-05-11
  • How Stress Can Affect Your Oral Health
    DID YOU KNOW THAT STRESS can have an effect on your oral health? As if you needed any more on your plate! Knowing how stress and oral health are connected can help you combat any problems that might arise.Stress May Contribute to Teeth GrindingBruxism is the technical term for habitual teeth ... read more
    Source: BlogPublished on 2016-05-04
  • Are Sports and Energy Drinks Damaging Your Teeth?
    DRINKING ENERGY AND SPORTS DRINKS on a regular basis is becoming increasingly popular, especially among young people. But did you know that these drinks can be extremely damaging to your teeth?Sports and Energy Drinks Are Highly AcidicIt’s important to remember the purposes of each of these drinks so as not to ... read more
    Source: BlogPublished on 2016-04-27
  • Which Type of Retainer Is Best for You?
    ALTHOUGH IT MAY SEEM hard to believe during the process, one day those braces will come off! Orthodontic treatment doesn’t end after braces, however. To maintain that beautiful new smile you must wear a retainer as directed after braces are removed.Remember that while braces straighten teeth, retainers KEEP them straight.They are ... read more
    Source: BlogPublished on 2016-04-20
  • Back To Basics: The DO’s And DON’Ts Of Toothbrushing
    BRUSHING OUR TEETH is something we do everyday. And yet it’s easy to fall into a routine of bad habits if we’re not careful! Developing correct brushing techniques and sticking to them is crucial to the health and appearance of your smile.Toothbrushing DO’sUse the right technique. Tilt the brush at a 45-degree ... read more
    Source: BlogPublished on 2016-04-13
  • Top 10 Reasons To Come To PATIENT APPRECIATION DAY 2016!
    You are invited to our Patient Appreciation Day 2016 which is on April 23rd. This is our way of saying at Family Orthodontics how much we appreciate our patients' and their families. Without you, our practice would not be amazing!There are countless reasons to come to Patient Appreciation Day 2016. Here ... read more
    Source: BlogPublished on 2016-04-04
  • 10 Fun Dental Facts You Probably Didn’t Know!
    THE TRUTH IS, our teeth are amazing! Without them we wouldn’t be able to speak, eat, sing, or smile properly. We’d like to celebrate our teeth by sharing some interesting dental facts you may not have known!Here Are 10 Fun Dental FactsIf you've been using floss daily, by the end of ... read more
    Source: BlogPublished on 2016-03-29
  • Spring Is Here!
    SPRING HAS SPRUNG here at Family Orthodontics! The beautiful sunshine, blooming flowers, and warmer weather have us feeling grateful for this wonderful season.To welcome the incoming spring, we’d like to share what puts a spring in our step this time of year!What We Love About SpringFrom Alex:My favorite thing about springtime is ... read more
    Source: BlogPublished on 2016-03-23
  • Did You Know We Offer Different Types Of Braces?
    HERE AT Family Orthodontics, we know every patient is unique. That’s why we offer different types of braces! We want to provide you with the best fit possible for your smile’s particular needs as well as your lifestyle.We Offer A Variety Of BracesTypes of braces we offer in our practice:Traditional metal ... read more
    Source: BlogPublished on 2016-03-16
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