Dr. Whitlock

Month: December 2010

a woman wearing braces

A great braces-friendly winter recipe! From Dr. Whitlock

Our friends at the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) made an appetizing (and braces-friendly!) winter dish that is sure to delight. Remember, a healthy diet provides essential nutrients and helps you achieve the best possible result from your orthodontic treatment with Whitlock Orthodontics. Best Baked Spaghetti Ingredients • 1 lb. ground beef • 1 medium …

A great braces-friendly winter recipe! From Dr. Whitlock Read More »

a pretty girl with violet eyeglasses is wearing a braces

Carmel, Chocolate, and Candy Canes Oh My! Keep your BRACES Sparklin’ Clean this Holiday Season.

Whitlock Orthodontics knows how difficult it can be, especially this time of year, to keep your Braces clean. But do keep in mind that keeping your teeth clean is MORE important than ever when you have braces. Food bits have more spots than usual to hide in your mouth, so you must be diligent in …

Carmel, Chocolate, and Candy Canes Oh My! Keep your BRACES Sparklin’ Clean this Holiday Season. Read More »

a person having retainers

The importance of retainers, from Dr. Whitlock

If you recently completed treatment at Whitlock Orthodontics, we’d like to congratulate you! Now that your braces have been removed, Dr. Whitlock will provide—or has provided you—with retainers. After braces are removed, teeth can shift out of position if they are not stabilized. Retainers provide that stabilization. They are designed to hold teeth in their …

The importance of retainers, from Dr. Whitlock Read More »