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Alan Gibbs

About Alan Gibbs

Since completing his orthodontic residency at Columbia University, Dr. Gibbs has dedicated himself to exclusive practice of the highest quality orthodontic care, as well as educating the next generation of dentists and orthodontists.

Interceptive Orthodontic Treatment

Interceptive orthodontics is poorly understood by many parents. Some parents think it is just a way for the orthodontist to start treating their child earlier and earlier. It is habitually lumped together with the "Two Phase Treatment" craze that was fashionable in the past. This type of treatment h [...]

By |2018-03-16T21:01:28-04:00March 8th, 2017|Categories: Office News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Remember to Floss for Healthy Teeth and Gums

Your Thanksgiving is over and you are brushing your teeth in front of the mirror.  You may want to do a quick "brush and go", but don't! It is extremely important that you remember to floss in-between your teeth. Do you see the turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie in your braces? How about between your [...]

By |2018-03-16T21:23:28-04:00November 30th, 2016|Categories: Office News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Humanity- What does it mean to you?

Humanity. What does that mean to you? In this post-election season, these are important words to think about. The country is divided - red and blue. People are divided - black, white, purple and green and yellow. People fight and hate over religion, skin color and gender preference.  They judge some [...]

By |2018-03-16T21:23:28-04:00November 9th, 2016|Categories: Office News|Tags: |0 Comments

Eating Halloween Candy With Braces

With Halloween right around the corner, it is the time for spooky costumes, tricks and treats!  We encourage children to have fun and enjoy their candy, but there are a few important things to keep in mind when eating their Halloween treats! In orthodontics we say that ALL candy should be avoided. S [...]

By |2018-03-16T21:28:03-04:00October 19th, 2016|Categories: Office News|Tags: |0 Comments

Protect Your Smile!

Dr. Gibbs reminds his patients of the importance of wearing mouth guards while participating in contact sports. Wearing mouth guards prevents extreme damage to teeth, lips and gums during active sports. The support of a mouth guard can protect you from head trauma. Due to the importance of wearing a [...]

By |2018-03-16T21:28:03-04:00August 8th, 2014|Categories: Office News|Tags: , |0 Comments