It’s the most wonderful time of year! And 2020 is right around the corner. Can you believe it’s not only a new year, but a new decade?! Whatever holiday you celebrate, spirits are high this time of year, full of giving and family! This edition will include important information about white spots from braces, a great holiday gift idea, my family’s favorite holiday cookie recipe, and more!
Getting braces off is often one of the happiest days for orthodontic patients. However, after all the work of creating a beautiful, freshly-aligned smile, sometimes little white spots appear around where the brackets were. These white spots, or decalcification, can be permanent. What can be done about them?
Prevention! The best way to deal with white spots is to not let them form in the first place. Here are some tips to prevent white spots from forming:
If you do have white spots after getting your braces off, talk to your orthodontist or dentist about what options are best for you. Here are some options that might be available to you:
Stumped on a Christmas gift for your child or a spouse? Give them the gift of a great smile (or at least the tools to get one)!
Dr. Moricz highly recommends the Waterpik Complete Care 5.0! Complete Care comes with a separate sonic toothbrush and a water flosser in one device to provide a convenient, complete clean!
Benefits of a Waterpik water flosser:
If you’re interested in the Waterpik Complete Care 5.0, you can find it here for only $99.99.
Dr. Moricz and her staff always love to help out in our community and November was full of amazing events that we had the pleasure of being a part of. Here’s what we were up to:
We look forward to continuing being involved in our community into the New Year.
To help spread some holiday cheer, here is one of my family’s favorite recipes: molasses cookies. Who doesn’t love a good cookie? Especially freshly baked and made from scratch!
We encourage our happy patients to share their results and experience with us with their family and friends so that they can also achieve a great smile! For every new client you refer that starts treatment with us, we’re offering you $100 off your bill or a $100 Amazon gift card. Spreading love is rewarding!
While you’re getting ready to make final touches to your costumes and go trick-or-treating with the kids, we’ve compiled some great information for you! Have you ever thought about when orthodontic treatment is needed for you child? Don’t be spooked! This newsletter is full of valuable information regarding early check-ups and preventative treatment for your child. Read on to find out more on this, plus I’ve included braces-safe candy and a new Invisalign product to help you see into the future!
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Would you like some secrets to achieving a great smile? Our resident expert, Dr. Moricz, has shared her dental hygiene tips and personal routine with us:
Here’s a quick look at a good daily dental hygiene routine:
In the morning:
During the day:
In the evening:
For some visual evidence of why it’s important to have a good dental hygiene routine, take a look at these photos:
These two photos are before and after shots that show the results of using a Waterpik with no brushing or any other steps. See what a difference it makes!
By following these simple steps to good dental hygiene, you’ll be laying the groundwork for a healthy, beautiful smile.
On September 24, I’ll be giving a talk to the Sarasota Dental Hygiene Study Club about these very topics. I believe working with dental professionals gives patients the best possible care. We’re all in this together, the professionals and you, the patient!
When we think of February, we think of Valentine’s Day and showing the people in our lives how much we love them. However, it’s also important to show yourself some love too – so treat yourself well this month! If getting a smile you love is part of that, we can do a free consultation and smile simulation so you can see what your new smile will look like! In this edition, we’re going to talk about palatal expanders and one of our awesome patients!