Announcing Our Earth Day Puzzle Contest

At Honey Orthodontics, we look forward to celebrating Earth Day each year and are proud to have so many patients who take good care of their community and planet.

From Thursday, April 5th through Thursday, May 31st, we’re holding our Earth Day puzzle contest. Complete our “love your earth” themed puzzle successfully, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a $50 Amazon gift card. Check out more information on our Earth Day puzzle contest here.

Additionally, Honey Orthodontics is proud to sponsor “Lindenhurst Celebrates Earth Day” at Village Hall on Saturday, April 21st. There is a full morning of fun events planned, look for more info on the Lindenhurst Park District website. We will see you there!

Dental Checkups Are Important To Your Health

Dental Checkups Gurnee IL

To maintain your car, it is recommended to change your oil at least every 3,000 miles. Failing to do so could result in damage to your car’s engine. Oral health follows a similar concept. Failure to visit your dentist for a dental checkup at least once every six months could lead to gum disease and even tooth loss due to untreated gum tissue damage.

Whether a year has passed since your last visit or even longer, understanding the importance of dental checkups is crucial to your overall oral health, especially during orthodontic treatment. Braces create additional areas for plaque, bacteria, and acid to stick to your teeth around braces and wires. Here are the four basic reasons why dental checkups are important to your smile. Read more on Dental Checkups Are Important To Your Health…

7 Vitamins For Great Oral Health

Vitamins for oral health Gurnee ILJust like your body, your teeth also require just the right amount of vitamins and minerals to maintain the great benefits of good oral health throughout your life.

At Honey Orthodontics, our goal is to educate our patients on all aspects of health to maintain healthy teeth and gums. To make the most of your orthodontic treatment and get the end result you want in both appearance and function, be sure to eat healthy foods during treatment. This includes foods rich in the following vitamins and minerals and not hard or sticky which can damage your braces and wires: Read more on 7 Vitamins For Great Oral Health…

Is Biting Your Nails Bad For Your Teeth?

Biting nails Gurneee ILWhether you’re stressed, excited or bored, biting nails is a very common habit among kids and adults of all ages. Although it is more common among children ages 10 to 18, studies have shown that 30% of children and 15% of adults are nail biters. The good news is that most people drop the habit by age 30.

If you haven’t dropped your nail chewing habit or have concerns about its effect on your teeth, here are a few reasons you may want to stop: Read more on Is Biting Your Nails Bad For Your Teeth?…