Monthly Archives: June 2013

Your Five-Step Guide to Preventing Tooth Decay While Wearing Braces

If you’re wearing braces, then you know they are working hard to straighten your teeth. However, those hard-working braces are also preventing you from easily cleaning your teeth. It is essential that you put some extra attention into preventing tooth decay while wearing your braces. When your braces are finally removed by Dr. Allen, you… Read more »

How much do braces cost?

This is one of the most common questions that is asked at Allen Orthodontics and, unfortunately, it does not have a simple answer. Just as every patient we see is unique, so is their treatment plan. Some patients have very simple problems which require less appliances and time, while other cases are much more complicated… Read more »

I got my braces. Now what?

We love when patients ask us that question! Now that you’re wearing braces, it’s even more important to maintain a good oral hygiene regimen as you begin your orthodontic treatment. Braces are known to trap food particles and make it difficult to brush or remove plaque, which is why our team at Allen Orthodontics recommends… Read more »

Smile! June Marks National Smile Month

Can you believe it’s already June? Today, Dr. Allen and our team at Allen Orthodontics thought we’d tell you June is National Smile Month, and a good time to remind all our patients to practice good oral hygiene while you are wearing braces! Below are a few simple steps you can take to improve your… Read more »