Orthodontics Evolution

Orthodontics evolution Houston TXOrthodontics evolution…for you history buffs, did you know that archaeologists found crooked teeth in human remains dating back 50,000 years as reported by Norman Wahl in the AJODO ?

Like days of old, the aesthetics of teeth thru time has always been the primary concern when it comes to our smiles. However, it was the occlusion (bite) that gave orthodontics its scientific foundation and why it has progressed into advanced technology available today with traditional metal braces, clear braces, and clear aligners called Invisalign.

Lets Follow the Orthodontic Timeline

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Sun Safety – Don’t Feel The Burn

Sun Safety Houston TXSun Safety is important as kids are spending more time outside this summer when families go to outdoor outings and head to vacation destinations. With the nice weather and sunshine that comes with summer, it’s nearly impossible to stay indoors.

Join Greater Houston Orthodontics and the Environmental Work Group (EWG) in their efforts, along with dermatologists and sunscreen companies, to educate the public when it comes to the truth about sunscreens and sun safety.

Sun Safety – Skin Cancer is on the Rise

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Orthodontic Emergencies – Here Are Some Tips

Orthodontic Emergencies Houston TXOrthodontic Emergencies can happen anywhere at any time. School is out for most parts of the country and soon most of you will be on summer vacation. Don’t let orthodontic emergencies stop you from having some fun in the sun this summer!

Orthodontic Emergencies

When you are away on vacation, it might be tough and expensive to find an out of town orthodontic specialist. Here are some tips from Greater Houston Orthodontics that you might need if there are orthodontic emergencies while you are away from home.

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Independence Day – July 4th

Independence Day Houston TXAs 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, or as it is commonly referred to, Independence Day, has only been a federal holiday since 1941? The tradition still has roots though going all the way back to the 18th century and the American Revolution (1775 – 1783). July 4th has been celebrated as the birth of American independence since then and is often celebrated with fireworks, parades, concerts and of course, barbecues. Read more on Independence Day – July 4th…