Monthly Archives: January 2011

Patient Question: Can I benefit from braces?

Braces aren’t just for pre-adolescents and teenagers anymore! Dr. Allen will tell you that anyone, at any age, can benefit from orthodontic treatment, whether it’s correcting a problem not treated in your younger years, or catching a problem early. To ensure the best overall treatment, the American Association of Orthodontists, or AAO, recommends that children… Read more »

The 25th anniversary of MLK Day, from Dr. Allen and team

The activism of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was integral to the U.S. civil rights movement of the 1950s and ‘60s. As the social justice leader once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” There are many ways that you may answer this question, whether it is by… Read more »

Allen Orthodontics announces our new Oceanside office location

Allen Orthodontics, formerly known as North County Orthodontics, is excited to announce that our new Oceanside, CA office is now open! Our beautiful office has a flat screen TV in the reception area, along with all new state of the art equipment. We now offer a cone beam x-ray machine, computerized charting system, and updated… Read more »

Age 7 is the magic number for an orthodontic check-up

Many parents assume they must wait until their child has all of his or her permanent teeth to see Dr. Allen for a consultation, only to discover treatment would have been much easier if started earlier. Did you know the American Association of Orthodontists recommends that every child have an orthodontic check-up no later than… Read more »