How many baby teeth do I have and when will they fall out?

When will my baby teeth fall out?      As an orthodontist, I am often asked by parents why their children’s baby teeth are not falling out on time? At what age should all the baby teeth fall out by? What is the typical order that adult teeth erupt? In order to understand the eruption/exfoliation con [...]

5 Reasons to Open Your House to a Furry Friend

5 REASONS TO OPEN YOUR HOUSE TO A FURRY FRIEND Animals come in all varied shapes and sizes but regardless of their form they all provide plenty of love and happiness. Imagine having a fluffy companion to welcome you home at the end of a long day or to comfort you when they sense you are anxious or u [...]

By |2019-03-06T16:14:53-05:00March 6th, 2019|Categories: Office News|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Open Your House to a Furry Friend

My First Day…An Employees Perspective

My name is Blake and it was my first day working as a receptionist at Shiney Smiles Orthodontics and if you’re anything like me you can imagine how nervous I was. Walking into a new setting can be intimidating to an extent. I was nervous as I didn’t know what to expect but I felt more eager than any [...]

Orthodontics – You Are Never Too Old

Orthodontics – You Are Never Too Old   They say “40 is the new 30” and “50 is the new 40”, but are your teeth giving away your age? Just as the rest of our bodies, our teeth have put up with years of wear and tear. Our molars can bite down with 200 pounds of pressure! Over time, coupled with bo [...]

By |2018-04-18T15:00:27-04:00April 18th, 2018|Categories: Office News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

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