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The Tooth Fairy with Whitlock Orthodontics
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The Tooth Fairy with Whitlock Orthodontics

Losing your first tooth, or any baby tooth for that matter, can be exciting! Your baby tooth may be gone, but in no time you will have a bigger, “grown-up” tooth in its place. So what do you do with the lost tooth? That’s simple…place it under your pillow at night and when you are …

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Smoke Screen with Withlock Orthodontics
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Smoke Screen with Withlock Orthodontics

Everybody knows that smoking causes lung cancer, but did you also know that smokers and tobacco are susceptible to a variety of oral health problems at a faster rate than non-smokers? It’s true! Smoking is responsible for almost 75% of gum disease in adults; and, similar to smokers, adults who smoke pipes and cigars, as …

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Mooooooooooooove Over Gum Disease! — Whitlock Orthodontics
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Mooooooooooooove Over Gum Disease! — Whitlock Orthodontics

Is dairy a major part of your diet? If not, it should be! A recent study from the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) has found that regular consumption of dairy products, such as milk, cheese and yogurt, can lower your chances of contracting periodontal disease (also known as gum disease). Gum disease is caused by …

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Top Ten Tips for Improving Bad Breath –Whitlock Orthodontics
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Top Ten Tips for Improving Bad Breath –Whitlock Orthodontics

Call it by its fancy name, “halitosis,” and it won’t smell any sweeter. Bad breath is frequently a sign that you’re not keeping up with your oral health. The source of this unpleasant odor is, in most cases, bacteria living on your teeth, gums or tongue. Follow these ten tips for a breath of fresh …

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Whitlock Orthodontics Patient Reviews
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Whitlock Orthodontics Patient Reviews

At Whitlock Orthodontics, we provide the most advanced orthodontic treatment to match the specific needs of each patient. Just see what our patients have to say!!! Dr. Whitlock is the only orthodontist who has really taken the time to work with me and show me what is involved with the treatment on getting my teeth …

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Nerds Have Infiltrated Dr. Whitlock’s Office!
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Nerds Have Infiltrated Dr. Whitlock’s Office!

That’s right, Tuesday, February 10th brought all the nerds out of the woodwork and into Dr. Whitlock’s office. Fun-loving and enthusiastic patients and staff had a blast, with everyone showing their nerdy side—even Dr. Whitlock! Next up we have Camo day, coming Thursday, March 26th. Anyone who dresses up gets extra punches on their card, …

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Now That I Have Braces, What Can I Eat? – Dr. Whitlock
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Now That I Have Braces, What Can I Eat? – Dr. Whitlock

You just got braces and you’re supposed to avoid eating anything sticky, hard, crunchy, or chewy. What does this leave for you to eat? Lettuce? Nothing? Luckily, there was someone else wondering the same thing when she first got braces! Brenda Waterman, 13, decided she was going to find a way to have her cake …

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Patients Are Smiling About SureSmile at Whitlock Orthodontics!
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Patients Are Smiling About SureSmile at Whitlock Orthodontics!

At Whitlock Orthodontics we offer a variety of different orthodontic treatments designed to help give our patients the beautiful smiles they deserve. While there are so many effective treatments available, SureSmile is the top treatment in our office! SureSmile gets our patients out of braces twice as fast, and with less discomfort than with most …

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Big Hair Day at Whitlock Orthodontics Was a “Huge” Success!
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Big Hair Day at Whitlock Orthodontics Was a “Huge” Success!

We’re always looking for ways to have fun at Whitlock Orthodontics! Our most recent “Big Hair Day” on January 15th was big fun for our entire team and all of our patients. Everybody participated, and we all kinds of wacky hairdos walking around, including Dr. W in dreadlocks! Check out our great pictures, and see …

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Why Is It So Important to Have Straight Teeth? – Whitlock Orthodontics
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Why Is It So Important to Have Straight Teeth? – Whitlock Orthodontics

Some people wonder why we work so hard to give our patients straight teeth. Of course it’s nice to have a smile full of evenly aligned teeth, but did you know that straightening your teeth can keep them healthier? Straight teeth lead to better oral hygiene, increasing your chances of keeping your own natural teeth …

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Whitlock Orthodontics Has Some Exciting New Features!
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Whitlock Orthodontics Has Some Exciting New Features!

Where can you go that you play Guitar Hero, watch movies, sip on delicious flavored coffee and tea, win great prizes and smile the whole time you’re there? At Whitlock Orthodontics of course! We’ve got some new “entertaining” features at our practice, and we think you’re really going to like them! Our practice now offers …

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New Equipment Means More Treatment Options – Springdale Orthodontist Dr. Boyd Whitlock
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New Equipment Means More Treatment Options – Springdale Orthodontist Dr. Boyd Whitlock

At Whitlock Orthodontics we pride ourselves in our ability to provide the most advanced orthodontic care in a high-tech, modern environment. Recently we introduced a new program into our office, and would like to showcase our newest advanced piece of equipment: the i-Cat! The i-Cat is a three dimensional imaging device, and is the leading …

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Thank You for Helping with Our Annual Food Drive! – Whitlock Orthodontics
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Thank You for Helping with Our Annual Food Drive! – Whitlock Orthodontics

The holidays can be a tough time, but, with a little help and compassion from the community, people can make a difference, and make the holidays a happier time for those in need. Every November and December we hold a community food drive right here at Whitlock Orthodontics. This year we collected canned and non-perishable …

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Whitlock Orthodontics Holiday Schedule – Springdale and Fayetteville, AR
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Whitlock Orthodontics Holiday Schedule – Springdale and Fayetteville, AR

The Holidays are here! This is a great time of year to spend with family and friends; laughing, eating, and sharing some of your greatest memories of 2008. At Whitlock Orthodontics we would like to wish all of our patients and their families a very happy holiday season, and all the best for a wonderful …

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SureSmile® is a Sure Thing for Your Teeth
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SureSmile® is a Sure Thing for Your Teeth

Does the thought of having braces bring you down? Ever shudder at the thought of having to wear braces for years before your teeth are straight? Braces are a very real part of many teens and adults’ lives – a part that many wish would be over sooner rather than later! If you’re considering orthodontic …

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We Appreciate Our Patients – All Year Long!
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We Appreciate Our Patients – All Year Long!

Last year we held our annual patient appreciation day and invited patients to a super fun ice-cream social! We hired the popular Shakes ice-cream parlor to bring in delicious ice-cream and toppings and serve our patients a variety of decadent treats. Our practice did face painting, gave away door prizes including an iPod, and of …

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Staying Healthy and Raising Awareness!
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Staying Healthy and Raising Awareness!

At Whitlock Orthodontics we focus on the health of our patients. Every year our team participates in the local Race for the Cure to show support all of those around us who have been affected by breast cancer. Everybody participates in the race and we have a great time coming together with other people in …

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