Posts Categorized: About Our Office

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 »

Introducing Alecia!

Have you noticed a new face around the office? We’re excited to have a new member of the Allen Orthodontics team, Alecia! Alecia is originally from Boise, ID with 6 years of experience in the orthodontic field. She joins our office as an Orthodontic Assistant/Lab Tech! As the oldest of 4 siblings, Alecia is great at… Read more »

Catching Up With Dr. Allen!

As summer begins, we wanted to share a little about what Dr. Allen’s been up to recently with his family! Not too long ago, Dr. Allen and his wife, Natalie, acted as chaperons for his daughter’s orchestra ensemble. Emma and her classmates had the chance to play the one and only Carnegie Hall in New… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Random Acts of Kindess with Allen Orthodontics!

  Have you participated in our Random Acts of Kindness contest yet? Participating is simple – just perform a random act of kindness between now and the end of March and tell us about it! Wondering what are some examples of random acts of kindness? Why not try a few of these: Buy the person… Read more »

Halloween Fun with Braces

Halloween is a favorite holiday among children due to the festive games, imaginative costumes, and candy. Modern celebrations stem from a combination of traditions from Pagan and Christian traditions throughout the centuries. The original holiday was called Samhain and derived from the ancient Druids of Ireland. In their belief system, November 1st marked the beginning… Read more »

Broken Tooth – Is It an Emergency or Not?

Have you ever had that sinking feeling after biting into something soft and chewy and feeling something hard and crunchy instead? You’ve chipped or broken a tooth, but what should you do next? First try to assess the damage by determining whether it’s a chip or a whole tooth. As Dr. Allen will tell you,… Read more »