Our practice is offering HUGE discounts on Oral – B toothbrushes and the Sonicare AirFloss. Just give us a call and we will have these ready for you to pick up! Oral – B Vitality toothbrush $30 Sonicare AirFloss $60 Interested in Botox? Dr. McSurdy is offering Botox at $10 per unit for the month of December as well. Call our office today to receive any of these specials.
Month: November 2015
Helping your child avoid big dental problems
Here are 5 conditions that warrant early treatment during mixed dentition (ages 6-9). 1. Mouth breathing /snoring This can cause narrow arches which delays and causes poor tooth emergence. Our patented Press-On expanders painlessly correct this condition. 2. Lack of Space for Permanent Teeth Permanent incisors normally emerge at age 6. Delayed emergence usually indicates a lack of space. This is easily corrected with painless expanders and or with short term braces (less than one year). 3. Thumb or Finger Sucking This causes flared incisors and can stunt lower jaw growth. Early correction (ages 5-9) helps the child’s growth to normalize and helps with speech and chewing. 4. Underbite Top teeth behind the lower teeth can cause the need for jaw surgery if left unchecked as well as tooth wear and periodontal problems often result as well and short-term braces between the ages of 6-9 yields dramatic correction. 5. Overbite…