Posts Labeled: SureSmile North County

October is National Orthodontic Health Month

Can you believe October is already upon us? October happens to be National Orthodontic Health Month, and this month-long event is organized by our friends at the American Association of Orthodontists, or AAO. Many treats can cause havoc for trick-or-treaters who are going through orthodontic treatment, and these treats may cause damage that could prolong… Read more »

Back to school with North County Orthodontics

Here in Oceanside and Fallbrook, CA kids and parents are beginning to stock up on pencils, spiral notebooks, and binders because it’s back to school time! To kick off the fall season, our team at North County Orthodontics will be hosting a September contest. Guess how many “Dr. Michael Allen” pencils are in the jar… Read more »

Celebrities get braces, too!

Did you know that back in 2002, Tom Cruise had braces? During this time, he was 40 years old and filmed Minority Report, Austin Powers in Goldmember and the Last Samurai. Check out his smile in Jerry Maguire, Rain Man or The Firm and compare to the post-braces Tom Cruise in Valkyrie or Tropic Thunder…. Read more »

Tackling kids’ sport safety with North County Orthodontics

Let’s face it: sports-related injuries are common among children, let alone teens with braces. In a recent survey, the American Association of Orthodontists, or AAO, discovered that 70 percent of parents said their biggest worry is that their child will get hurt while playing sports. But 67 percent admitted that their child doesn’t wear a… Read more »

Show Dr. Allen your sea shell knowledge and win SeaWorld tickets!

This summer, our team at North County Orthodontics is hosting a special summer contest, with seashells! Guess how many seashells are in the jar at our office for your chance to win tickets to SeaWorld. How do I enter?Next time you’re in for an appointment, make your guess at how many seashells are in the… Read more »

Thanks to Invisalign® with Dr. Allen, mom and dad can have a perfect smile, too!

Hey parents! Are you focusing on your kids’ oral health so much that you’re neglecting your own? If you’re considering orthodontic treatment, our team at North County Orthodontics is pleased to offer an adult-friendly option for straightening teeth called Invisalign. This course of treatment consists of a set of clear aligners that are molded to… Read more »

Orthodontic fun facts, from North County Orthodontics

Our team at North County Orthodontics in Oceanside, CA knows that everyone loves fun facts! They’re just so fun! The American Association of Orthodontists, or AAO, has come up with some fun facts about orthodontics that we thought you might enjoy. • There are nearly 4 million people in orthodontic treatment throughout the United States…. Read more »

Dr. Allen asks: What are you reading this summer?

Now that summer is here in Oceanside and Fallbrook, CA, some of us at North County Orthodontics want to remind our patients about the importance of reading. Summer reading is a vital step in brain development—and it’s fun! What’s on YOUR summer reading list? What are some of your all-time favorite reads? Are you looking… Read more »

SureSmile® and North County Orthodontics

Our team at North County Orthodontics recently came across a very interesting New York Times article, which discusses the benefits of 3-D imaging technology. Dr. Allen and our office uses 3-D imaging technology through the SureSmile® treatment. SureSmile technology is revolutionizing the orthodontic industry because it orchestrates clearer patient diagnosis, allows doctors to specifically tailor… Read more »