Busting Invisalign Myths

Busting Invisalign Myths…It can be a scary experience when you are given a referral to see an orthodontist or considering improving your smile. Braces are grounds for embarrassment for the self-conscious teen and the up-and-coming professional. Having a mouth full of metal to clean around, eat around, and live around can be daunting. The option Read More

Use Care When Selecting Your Toothbrush

Most people believe that a toothbrush is a toothbrush and that there really is no difference between them. Unfortunately, many people also underestimate the importance of good oral hygiene and the critical role it plays in your overall health. This is particularly true during orthodontic treatment. The Team at the orthodontic office of Lisa P. Read More

Understanding Invisalign

Invisalign…When it comes to taking care of your teeth and long-term dental health, a little knowledge goes a long way. The sooner you take care of orthodontic problems such as crowding, spacing, overjets, underbites, and crossbites… the better the chances of keeping your teeth and smile throughout your lifetime. Did you know the average life Read More

Invisalign For The Holidays

Now is the time to start thinking of the perfect gift for your special teen or adult in your life. What better way to express your sentiments and thoughts than to give someone you love the beautiful smile they always wanted. An Invisalign Smile is the perfect Holiday gift! For the majority of people, celebrations, Read More

Halloween Treats – Some Are Tricky

You have all heard about the damage that sugar and certain “sticky” candies can do to your teeth and your braces when undergoing orthodontic treatment. Well, our Team at the orthodontic office of Lisa P. Howard DDS MS wants to remind all of our patients and future patients about the dangers one more time. We Read More

Tobacco…Do Kids Understand The Risks?

Are We Addicting Another Generation of Smokers With E-Cigarettes And Smokeless Tobacco? Years of educating kids on the risks of tobacco products are at risk on multiple fronts according to top medical groups in the US which include both smokeless tobacco and e-cigarettes. At the orthodontic office of Lisa P. Howard DDS MS we are Read More

Bullying And Orthodontics

Having “ugly” teeth may significantly contribute to the problem of bullying, according to a recent study published in the American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics. According to the study, teeth were the No. 1-targeted physical feature to increase a child’s chance of being bullied, followed by the child’s strength and weight. Do you think Read More

July 4th – Independence Day Facts

As Independence Day, July 4th rapidly approaches, it’s clear we are already more than halfway into the year and more importantly … summer has arrived. Our team recently researched some fun facts about our nation’s favorite holiday to showcase why we love celebrating the day which hallmarks our nation’s independence. Did you know July 4th, Read More

TMJ Jaw Pain Can Be a Mouthful

TMJ jaw pain can be a mouthful. Living with aching or clicking jaws can be hard to swallow! Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, also commonly known as TMJ or TMD, is a joint disorder that affects the opening and closing of the jaw, and can have many side effects that relate to the teeth, head and neck. Read More

Father’s Day – A Day Just For Dads

Father’s Day is certainly not the oldest holiday in the World or even in America. Usually, Dads are celebrated by getting a day to do whatever they want…which most Dads believe to be a great idea. You will see Dads playing golf, fishing, bowling, working on their Model-T-Bucket hot rod or just plain napping in Read More