Monthly Archives: October 2012

Enter to Win 2 Tickets to Dr. Allen’s Annual Movie Night!

We’re excited to reveal our movie pick for Dr. Allen’s annual movie night! On December 14th, our office will be hosting a private screening of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Friday, December 14th 2012 @ 4:30pm Krikorian Theaters, Vista, CA (Just off Vista Village Drive) This year we’re giving… Read more »

Besides Straight Teeth, What are the Benefits of Braces?

Everyone wants a naturally aligned and beautiful smile, and it is no secret that orthodontic braces can help deliver one. However, there are greater benefits to wearing braces than just having straight teeth. You’ll gain many oral health benefits in addition to the cosmetic ones. Tooth Decay and Gum Disease Crooked or crowded teeth may… Read more »

Rubber Band Horoscopes: What Your Color Says About You

One exciting part about wearing braces is getting to choose the colors of your rubber bands. Orthodontists place elastic bands, or ligatures, over each bracket to secure the archwire in place. These rubber bands may be individual or connected, depending on your mouth’s needs. You have the option of choosing the color of your elastics,… Read more »

Fall Into Orthodontic Health Month!

We love October, and not just for the changing weather and Halloween excitement! It’s National Orthodontic Health Month. Every year, the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recognizes October as a time to raise awareness of the benefits of orthodontic treatment. The AAO is the largest, oldest professional association for orthodontists in North America, and is… Read more »