Here at OrthoPros in Tucson AZ, we know that orthodontics may seem a bit daunting to understand for many but with the 2015-16 school season closing in, now is the best time to learn what some call the “ABC’s of Orthodontics.” Simply put, “A” is for age, “B” is for braces types, and “C” is … Continued
We dug up some interesting information about different types if species and their teeth we thought everyone might enjoy reading on our blog at OrthoPros. Thanks for visiting our blog and enjoy the post. Feel free to share it with your friends in Tucson AZ. Elephants: Did you know their tusks are overgrown incisors used for … Continued
Many consumers are confused why they should choose an orthodontist in the Tucson AZ area at OrthoPros versus a general dentist or pedodontist to straighten their teeth with braces or Invisalign. Plain and Simple… the answer is experience and training. What are the Differences Between Dentists, Pedodontists, and Orthodontists? All are dentists who specialize in oral care, … Continued
Orthodontics can help children, teens, and adults of all ages look better throughout their lifetime. Adults today are much more aware than in the past of the importance of creating and maintaining a beautiful smile. With longer life expectancy, a healthy, beautiful smile is as important at age 70 as it is at age 16. … Continued
The ongoing controversy about too much fluoride in our drinking water has finally resulted in the US department of Health and Human Resources (HHS) lowering the recommended level of fluoride in community drinking water. This was announced April 27, 2015 in a news release. Americans now have access to more sources of fluoride, such as … Continued
All of us here at OrthoPros in Tucson AZ have heard the expression “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”. Taking this to heart can make our teeth stronger and brighter if we eat the right foods to support that healthy smile. Even though Veneers, crowns, and fillings, along with professional whitening can make … Continued
Many parents aren’t getting the message that sugary drinks, other than soda, are not healthy alternatives for your kids. As orthodontic treatment providers, we are not only concerned the added sugar is unhealthy in our kids diets, the drinks also promote decalcification or permanent white marks around brackets if patients are not brushing or rinsing … Continued
Whether you are Irish or not, St Patrick’s Day brings out the Irish in everyone, kids and adults alike. Many patients ask for green colored elastics in March! Whether you go to a party, watch a parade, eat green soup, or just put on a green hat, St Patrick’s Day has become a holiday fixture … Continued
Let’s address a common question parents in Tucson have when considering orthodontics for their children. “When is the best time to have my child evaluated by an orthodontist?” Before you begin researching…orthodontists Dr Kacer and Dr. O’Neill would like to answer that question for you. Orthodontics is about realigning your teeth into a beautiful smile, … Continued
So, you’ve finally said goodbye to braces. Congratulations, you made it! Your smile is radiant and you’re flashing your pearly whites at any person, place, or thing that glances your way! However, before you can truly celebrate your wonderful new smile, you must make sure to wear your retainers to keep your teeth looking perfect. … Continued
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