Getting older isn’t a favorite topic of conversation, but it is important to understand how the body changes as it ages so you can continue to live a happy and healthy life as you grow older. One thing that changes as you age that people don’t often think about is your smile. Read on to learn more about how your smile ages and how you can take care of your teeth from Dr. Oana Honey at Honey Orthodontics.
A smile is one of a person’s most defining features and there are several things you can do to slow the decline [...] Read More
We know that having metal in your mouth doesn’t always feel like the most natural thing. Fortunately, after you get your braces on and have your initial adjustment, most people don’t even notice their braces are there. However, sometimes a pesky wire will escape and remind you that your braces are there. Have no fear though, most of the time you can fix rogue wires on your own without having to make an extra trip to the orthodontist. Loose or pokey wires are the most common problem people experience while in braces, so if that happens to you, here are [...] Read More
Here’s a Honey Orthodontics contest that’s worth wagging your tail over!
Enter our “Puppy Puzzle Contest” anytime between Tuesday, September 15th, and Tuesday, December 15th! Try your hand at piecing together a canine-oriented puzzle, and if you’re successful, you’ll be entered into a random drawing to win a $100 Target Gift card! (That’s a lot of dog treats!)
For more information, check out our Contest page! Good luck to all those who enter!
We hope all of our patients and their families (including their furry four-legged friends) continue to stay safe and healthy during these times. Your [...] Read More
The headline of this blog post is pretty shocking isn’t it? Many people are unaware of the link between asthma and tooth decay resulting from a dry mouth. Here is some more information from Dr. Oana Honey at Honey Orthodontics.
You may be wondering what does asthma have to do with cavities. When people aren’t easily able to draw in their breath, most people compensate by breathing through their mouths. This causes your mouth to dry out. Insufficient saliva leaves you more vulnerable to decay-causing bacteria because saliva helps to protect and clean your teeth. Moreover, asthma and allergy [...] Read More
Virtual orthodontic appointments are nothing new, yet have become more common practice since the spread of COVID-19. As an alternative to meeting in-person, virtual orthodontic consultations are a great way to stay healthy while social distancing. If you or someone you know is considering braces or clear aligners, Dr. Oana Honey at Honey Orthodontics shares 4 benefits of virtual orthodontic appointments to keep in mind: No Need for Waiting Rooms
Virtual appointments remove the need to sit and wait while being exposed to others who may carry the virus. In many cases, [...] Read More
With many of us transitioning to the “new normal” of homeschooling our children, the change can be tough. Balancing work and home life can be challenging for any parent. But how can you make learning fun and engaging while social distancing? Don’t fret! Dr. Oana Honey at Honey Orthodontics has 5 activities you can do at home that are educational and fun. Science Experiments
From Bill Nye to YouTube, DIY science experiments are a fun way for kids to learn while using resources from around the house. Check out Read More