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The Road to a Selfie-Ready Smile for Your Teen
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The Road to a Selfie-Ready Smile for Your Teen

Remember when your kid was little and you’d yell “Say cheese!” before snapping a photo? All those goofy smiles. As your child has grown into a teen, does he still smile for photos? A big, real smile showing his teeth? All parents want their teenagers to be happy, confident and feel good about themselves. The …

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5 Things Parents Need To Know About Invisalign Teen®

Many parents know about Invisalign®, the virtually invisible way to straighten teeth without metal braces. But I’m often asked for more information about Invisalign® Teen. In short, rather than wires and brackets, Invisalign® Teen uses a series of clear, removable aligners that have been custom-made for your teen’s teeth, a result of precise images I …

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5 Cosas Que Los Padres Deben Saber Sobre Invisalign Teen®
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5 Cosas Que Los Padres Deben Saber Sobre Invisalign Teen®

Muchos padres conocen Invisalign®, la manera virtual de enderezar de forma invisible los dientes, sin la utilización de frenos metálicos. Pero, a menudo, me piden más información sobre Invisalign® Teen. En pocas palabras, en lugar de utilizar frenos y alambres, Invisalign® Teen usa una serie de alineadores invisibles y removibles que están hechos a la …

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Proteja a Su Hijo De Pasar Una Mala Noche
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Proteja a Su Hijo De Pasar Una Mala Noche

¿Su hijo parece estar cansado durante el día? ¿Su hijo ronca o se despierta sin aliento a mitad de la noche? Podría tener apnea obstructiva del sueño (AOS)- una condición crítica en la que la respiración se detiene periódicamente durante el sueño debido a que el tejido suave se relaja y obstruye las vías respiratorias. …

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Protect Your Kid From a Bad Night’s Sleep
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Protect Your Kid From a Bad Night’s Sleep

Does your child seem drowsy during the day? Does he or she snore or wake up breathless in the middle of the night? They could have Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) – a chronic condition where breathing stops periodically during sleep because soft tissue is relaxing and obstructing the airway. These periodic stops can happen as …

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Porque la ortodoncia en los jóvenes no se trata solamente de una bonita sonrisa
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Porque la ortodoncia en los jóvenes no se trata solamente de una bonita sonrisa

Todos los padres quieren que sus hijos sean capaces de sonreír con confianza pero, para muchos, ésa no es la única razón para investigar sobre la ortodoncia temprana. Mientras que la edad promedio para hacerse un tratamiento de ortodoncia es a los 12 años, en Whitlock Orthodontics tenemos la misión de enfocarnos en niños de …

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For Young Kids Orthodontics Isn’t Just About A Pretty Smile
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For Young Kids Orthodontics Isn’t Just About A Pretty Smile

Every parent wants their child to be able to smile with confidence but for many that’s not the only reason to investigate orthodontics at an early age. While the average age for orthodontic treatment is 12 years old, we at Whitlock Orthodontics have a mission to focus on children 7 and up. We’ll even do …

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February Is Children’s Dental Health Month
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February Is Children’s Dental Health Month

THE CDC REPORTS that 1 in 5 children (between ages 5 and 11) in the US have untreated tooth decay. Not only should tooth decay be treated in regular dental appointments, it should be prevented! Tooth decay is 100 percent preventable with effective personal care and regular dental cleanings. In honor of Children’s Dental Health …

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How We Celebrate The Holidays
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How We Celebrate The Holidays

MANY PEOPLE SAY the holidays are their favorite time of the year! We all know celebrating traditions that bind friends and family together is truly what makes the holidays special. This year, we want to share with you some of our favorite holiday traditions. Our Team’s Favorite Holiday Traditions: Dr W: We have several that …

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Guarding Your Child Against Playground Tooth Injuries
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Guarding Your Child Against Playground Tooth Injuries

DID YOU KNOW that about 50 percent of kids experience some type of tooth injury during childhood? Most parents are prepared to treat minor cuts, scrapes and bruises, but it is also important to know how to prevent and treat tooth injuries. As fun as it is, the playground happens to be a hotspot for …

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