Monthly Archives: November 2013

Thanksgiving in North America

Thanksgiving marks the start to the holidays; a season filled with feasting, indulging, and spending time with family and friends are always special. Thanksgiving is a holiday meant for giving thanks, and while this may seem like such a natural celebration, the United States is only one of a handful of countries to officially celebrate… Read more »

Braces-Friendly Recipe: Breakfast

Kids can be picky eaters. How many times have you seen your child try to hide the peas under a mound of mashed potatoes? At Allen Orthodontics, Dr. Allen and our team understand how hard it can be to get your child to eat the recommended daily allowance of fruits and vegetables. The task of… Read more »

Keep that candy at bay during your treatment!

Now that you have braces, it is more important than ever to maintain good oral hygiene during your treatment, as Dr. Allen will tell you. While we trust you will continue brushing and flossing on a regular basis throughout your treatment at Allen Orthodontics, you also have to mindful of what you eat. While all… Read more »

Adults and Braces: Not just for kids anymore

Just hearing the word “braces” can take many of us back to junior high — that painful era when we wore unattractive glasses, endured unflattering haircuts, and carried a mouthful of braces to complete the awkward adolescent look. Despite the common assumption that braces are for kids, more and more adults are choosing to pursue… Read more »