Monthly Archives: May 2014

Introducing Dr. Thomas Berchtold to Allen Orthodontics!

Dear Patients, Parents and Friends: With a growing practice and wonderful patients like you, we always want to provide you with the newest and best care available along with the superb service for which we are noted! Beginning immediately, you may have the opportunity to meet the newest member of our Oceanside team, Dr. Thomas… Read more »

Rubber Band Horoscopes: What your color says about you

One exciting part about wearing braces from Allen Orthodontics 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. From Dr. Allen, you have the option of… Read more »

Memorial Day and Getting Ready for Summer

Memorial Day didn’t become an official holiday until 1971, but Americans started gathering annually in the spring to remember those who lost their lives in war during the 1860s, right after the Civil War. Celebrated on the last Monday in May, people still decorate the grave sites of war veterans and hold memorial services, but… Read more »

Is adult orthodontic treatment for you?

Adult patients who seek orthodontic treatment usually fall into one of two camps: those who did not undergo orthodontic treatment as a child or those who had braces at one point but stopped wearing retainers for one reason or another. At Allen Orthodontics, we are happy to offer a variety of treatment options to straighten… Read more »

Wishing all our moms a happy Mother’s Day!

“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” – Robert Browning We would like to take this moment to thank all the great moms out there for being so great during their child’s visits to Allen Orthodontics. Whether it’s driving their kids to regularly scheduled appointments or for “being there” while their child is treatment, the… Read more »

Our Amazing Employee: Jackie!

Our team here at Allen Orthodontics is the best, and we like to brag about one another’s accomplishments all the time. We wanted to spotlight Jackie, our scheduling coordinator, this month for her amazing accomplishment: completing the Iron Man Triathlon, and coming in 9th place! Jackie has competed in the Iron Man Triathlons before, but this… Read more »