Monthly Archives: October 2014

Halloween: Candy, costumes, and more!

All Hallows’ Eve, more commonly known as Halloween, is a yearly event celebrated on October 31, and one that is anticipated by the young and young at heart all over the world. Some scholars claim that Halloween originated from Celtic festivals that honored the dead or that celebrated the harvest, while others doubt that there’s… Read more »

iTero® Digital Scanner at Allen Orthodontics

Orthodontics has gone 3D at Allen Orthodontics! Dr. Allen and our team are proud to offer our patients the Cadent iOC digital impression system, which digitally captures the contours of your teeth, providing an accurate, goop-free digital orthodontic scan in just minutes. The iOC scanner system, powered by iTero technology, eliminates the goop, gagging, and… Read more »

What are the benefits of Invisalign®?

A popular option for straightening teeth at Allen Orthodontics, Invisalign can be a great method for improving your smile, and can help patients with crowded teeth, crossbites, overbites, underbites, and more. Invisalign, which is different from traditional braces, works by applying a series of clear, retainer-like aligners in order to eventually move your teeth into… Read more »

A Helpful Site on Orthodontics

As you are undergoing orthodontic treatment, our team at Allen Orthodontics would like to point you to a helpful website. Our friends at the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) have lots of important information about everything relating to braces, including myths and facts of orthodontics, tips for a better orthodontic experience, and cool webisodes about… Read more »

The Clear Benefits of Invisalign®

Straighter teeth is something many people desire. A nice smile is one of the most attractive things about a person. However, wearing a mouth full of braces for two, three, or more years can be a major pain, both literally and figuratively. Luckily, there is another option. Invisalign is an alternative to traditional braces. Learn… Read more »

October is National Orthodontic Health Month

What does the month of October mean to you? For people in the northern hemisphere, October is when the weather starts to get a little chilly: heavy jackets might come out of storage and the summer clothing gets packed away. You might start making plans for the upcoming holidays or looking at the beautiful and… Read more »