Monthly Archives: March 2011

Join the Braces Brigade!

At Allen Orthodontics, our patients want to get as much out of their treatment as possible. That includes asking a lot of questions and making sure they take care of both their appliances and oral health. Would you like to learn more about what to expect during orthodontic treatment, from someone with firsthand experience? Well,… Read more »

Kissing winter goodbye with Allen Orthodontics

Now that it’s finally spring, Dr. Michael Allen and our team are ready to give winter a final kiss goodbye. We invite patients to join us by participating in the Allen Orthodontics “Kiss Winter Goodbye” contest. To enter, simply guess how many chocolate kisses are in the jar. The winner will welcome spring with a… Read more »

What Will YOUR Smile Look Like After Orthodontic Treatment?

It is sometimes hard to believe the transformation your smile undergoes during orthodontic treatment. Allen Orthodontics loves to see our patients’ smiles light up when they see their new smile in the mirror for the first time. For those of you who haven’t yet started or finished your orthodontic treatment with Dr. Allen, have you… Read more »

Foods to avoid during your orthodontic treatment

There are a variety of foods Dr. Allen wants you to avoid while you’re wearing braces. Some foods can occasionally damage braces, but certain foods can bend the wires or even break the brackets on your braces. If you’re wearing braces, you should avoid starch, sugar and gummy foods, as these foods can be difficult… Read more »

What can I expect during my consultation?

When you first come in for your initial consultation, Dr. Allen will conduct a comprehensive examination to assess your oral health. This will better enable us to determine the best treatment method for you. Your orthodontic evaluation will consist of an oral and facial examination to assess your oral health. Dr. Allen will have you… Read more »