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At German Orthodontics we want all our patients to have fun at Halloween. It’s all about decorations, costumes, and having a good time. But we also want to make sure you don’t have any problems with your orthodontic appliances when enjoying your Halloween goodies. Watch the video below to find out how.

The video offer patients and moms some great ideas on what sweets you can make for those wearing braces to prevent damage caused by chewy, sticky, hard, and crunching goodies. The video was created by the Food Network and the American Association of Orthodontics. Find out what kids of all ages can eat without breaking wires and brackets before and after Halloween. Read more on A Few Halloween No No’s – Chewy, Sticky, Hard and Crunchy…

Orthodontic Health Month 2013You only get one chance to make a first impression, no matter what your age. Whether you are meeting new friends or interviewing for a job, a smile is important to building both personal and business relationships. It is a well-known fact that straight teeth and a great smile builds self-esteem, confidence, and influences how you present yourself to the world. Orthodontic treatment, no matter what age, is an investment in the future.

At German Orthodontics our goal is to spread the word in Beavercreek OH that October is Orthodontic National Health Month and its purpose is to reinforce the need for an orthodontic evaluation. You are never too young or too old if your bite or smile needs correction.Read more on Celebrate Orthodontic Health Month in October with a Smile…

Sweet ToothSugar in our daily diet will always be an issue for dental and medical professionals, nutritionists, and parents. As long as sugar remains a large part of the American diet, we will continue to hear about all the negative effects sugar can have on the body. But the real question is… will we listen?

Overall, Americans are consuming less sugar than before, but Medical Daily reports we’re still getting about 13 percent of our daily calories from added sugars. A study from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey stated that two-thirds of added sugar is found in foods, and the rest in drinks, especially soda.Read more on Is Catering to Your Sweet Tooth Worth It?…