Can Orthodontics Improve Speech Disorders?

Speech Disorders Houston TXSpeech Disorders…Did you know that the alignment of your teeth can affect your speech? One of the first things people notice about you is your smile and how we communicate when talking. If you have issues speaking clearly, orthodontics can help!

Lisping, whistling or slurring, and mispronunciation of words with “s” and “t” are the most common offenders. Proper diagnosis and correction during a patient’s developmental years, by an orthodontist makes it much easier to correct the tooth and/or jaw problems associated with poor speech habits. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that all children be evaluated by age 7. Read more on Can Orthodontics Improve Speech Disorders?…

Autumn Word Mining Contest

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Greater Houston Orthodontics is ready to welcome in Fall with another Patient Contest that will exercise your brain. Word Mining is a fun writing exercise where you create as many common words as possible, using an assigned phrase. For example, using the word Halloween you can create: wall, new, owl, how, hen, and so on.

The contest entries with the top 4 highest amounts of words “mined” will receive a Movie Theater Prize Pack (four winners will each receive prize pack including four movie tickets, snacks and drinks).

Contest ends on October 26th. Click here to enter now!

Hidden Toothbrush Contest Winner!

Our team here at Greater Houston Orthodontics has recently wrapped up our end of Summer online contest. This online contest was a test of our patients’ attention to detail! We hid toothbrushes in a photo of our office, patients counted all they could find and entered their guess for the total. Multiple right answers were received, so we chose a winner at random from those correct entries. And that winner is … Lauren!

Congratulations Lauren! Enjoy your new Apple Watch!Greater Houston Orthodonitcs Hidden Toothbrushes Contest Winner

Thank you to everyone who participated in this contest! Our new contest will begin on September 7th, don’t forget to check back for details. You could be our next lucky winner!

Did You Know? – Labor Day Fun Facts

Labor Day Houston TXDo you know why we celebrate Labor Day? Labor Day is a federal holiday in the USA and has been since June 28, 1894 when congress passed an act making the first Monday in September a national holiday. The purpose of Labor Day is to honor laborers of all kinds and the “workingman” and now working woman and their achievements. Yes, this also includes orthodontists and orthodontic team members at Greater Houston Orthodontics. Read more on Did You Know? – Labor Day Fun Facts…