Monthly Archives: May 2012

Apt Orthodontics Offers Mobile App

A report from Virginia Connection Newspapers: Apt Orthodontics is introducing its mobile app feature. Patients will have the ability to schedule appointments, view services, get current news about the offices, and connect on Facebook from their mobile devices. Apt Orthodontics is bringing the comfort and quality of their practice to the palm of their patients’ […]

Opal Orthodontics Introduces the VALO Ortho Cordless Curing Light

A report from Orthodontic Products: Opal Orthodontics, South Jordan, Utah, now offers the new VALO Ortho Cordless curing light. VALO Ortho Cordless is designed for use in direct and indirect orthodontic bonding procedures, and can rest in a standard dental unit bracket or custom-mounted using the bracket included in the kit. VALO Ortho Cordless features […]

Orthodontist Jill Hodges elected first female president of Chattanooga Area …

A report from Chattanooga Times Free Press: Dr. Jill P. Hodges was the first practicing female orthodontist in Tennessee, and she was recently named the first female president of the Chattanooga Area Dental Society. ABOUT HER • Age: 57. • Family: Husband, Dr. Anthony Hodges, general dentistry; daughter Rachel, an attorney; twin sons Jeb and […]

Orthodontist office braces for closure

A report from Times Record News: The only orthodontic office accepting Medicaid payments in Wichita Falls has stopped seeing patients and has locked its doors. Red River Orthodontics set up shop on Euerka Circle in mid-2010. A sign in the door of the vacated Wichita Falls practice directs patients to an office in Fort Worth. […]

How a Smile Makeover can Change Your Life

A report from WorlDental.org: Several people with crooked, misaligned, chipped or missing teeth report a very low self esteem and self confidence. They are ashamed of smiling in public, and they are ashamed to talk out of fear their not so appealing teeth might get noticed. From now on, you can put an end to […]

Castelein named secretary/treasurer of the ABO

A report from bcrnews.com: The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) installed Dr. Paul Castelein, an orthodontist from Princeton, as secretary-treasurer May 8 during the ABO President’s Dinner. This event was held in conjunction with the 2012 annual session of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) May 4-8. The other officers of the ABO are Dr. […]

Want straight teeth but dread wearing braces? Invisalign is the answer!

A report from Waterford Today: Wednesday, 23rd May 2012 Invisalign, Dean Street, Kilkenny On Saturday June 2nd, Invisalign invites you to Dean St. Dental Surgery, Kilkenny where you can avail of a free private consultation with our dentists and special discounted offers, of up to 50%, on the day only. Want to achieve a winning […]

Orthofill Plans to Revamp Interface

A report from Virtual-Strategy Magazine: Orthofill, a leading producer of non-invasive orthodontic teeth bands, announces plan to work on a new interface. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) May 22, 2012 Orthofill is a dental care brand in Canada that has helped thousands of clients by providing orthodontic bands as alternative for closing a tooth gap without the […]

Transfer process of external active orthodontic patients in an increasingly …

A report from Dentistry IQ: By Claudia L. Cruz, DDS, MPH Why is the external transfer process for orthodontic patients so important? Concomitant increase in immigrant population and mobility of society. Prolific growth of orthodontic profession and variety in appliance therapy. Lack of treatment continuation may be detrimental to oral health. It is critical to […]

Antioch orthodontist offers free fixes for teeth, attitudes

A report from San Jose Mercury News: Deysi Mendoza stands stock-still, her head immobilized by the vertical metal arms of an X-ray machine. The 11-year-old already has had eight photos taken of her teeth and face from different angles. Once these images of her skull are captured, it’s on to get impressions of her upper […]