Tag: dentistry

It’s Still Time For Vacation And … Braces

by Jeffrey Eberting, D.M.D., M.S.

 

Untitled-10The lazy days of summer are beginning to wind down, and we parents are confronted with getting our children ready for the upcoming school year. This is the time where we seem to cram a last-minute vacation into our schedule while trying to purchase new wardrobes and school supplies for our children. As a parent, I have discovered that the summer break does not seem to be as relaxing a time as it used to be. There are camps to attend, vacations to plan – which, if you are like me, you will need a vacation FROM the vacation – and this year for me, high school sports practices. With all of this near-constant activity and planning, is there anything else we as parents need to do to ease the transition into the school year?

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Smiles Improve Your health In More Ways Than You Know

by Jeffrey Eberting, D.M.D., M.S.

 

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I am sure that many of you have seen the advertisement campaign that the American Association of Orthodontists has been running on television over the past few years.  “My Life, My Smile, My Orthodontist” is a consumer awareness program which aims to educate the public about the benefits of orthodontic treatment.  So why all the hubbub?  Why is it so important for us to have perfect smiles?  Dentistry aims to promote and preserve healthy teeth and gums – we get this.  Toothaches are no fun.  Premature tooth loss due to gum disease is no spring stroll through the park.  But straight teeth – what’s the big deal?  Is a perfect smile THAT important? Read more →