We know that choosing the best orthodontist for yourself or your children is an important health decision. One thing that many people find helpful when selecting an orthodontist is the ability to see how former and current patients feel about the treatment and services they have received. To make this information more readily available we […]
I want to congratulate my dad on writing a great article in the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics (JCO) about “Self-Ligating” (SL) braces. The JCO is one of the most widely read orthodontic journals in the world. The JCO highlights newer orthodontic clinical techniques with contributions from orthodontists all over the world. His selection to have […]
A recent online article outlines the link between keeping your teeth clean and overall body health. Many may not realize that there are strong links to the bacteria that we have in our mouths and heart disease and diabetes. It is very tempting to compartmentalize the mouth, and assume that cavities, gum disease, and periodontal […]
There was a great article in the Wall Street Journal this week about early braces. The article discusses the increase of early braces across the US since 1990. I think this article highlights some of parents’ confusion. There are a lot of variance from orthodontist to orthodontist: Some do a lot of early treatment, and […]
This week when you are coloring Easter Eggs take time to conduct this special “Egg” periment with your kids to better help them understand about plaque. Helping young children understand the importance of brushing thoroughly twice a day is a task all parents struggle with at times. This fun and easy science experiment, in which an […]
Dr. Larissa wrote up this blog about her visit to an Olathe elementary school: On Thursday, March 11th, Rolling Ridge Elementary in Olathe held their first annual Health and Wellness Fair. The children really enjoyed learning about health and participating in games and activities related to wellness and nutrition. They even had a scavenger hunt […]
We need your help…we are putting together a library of before and after photos and testimonials from valued patients and parents like you. These case studies and personal statements will be used in our office and on our website as a way to help other people feel more comfortable about choosing orthodontic treatment to improve their […]
Earn credit towards your orthodontic treatment in Kansas City from Fry Orthodontic Specialists
We were very fortunate to have Cubs Scouts Troop 3316, Tiger Cubs Den #2 visit our office last week. These 1st Graders from Sunnyside Elementary in Olathe came by to learn a little about oral hygiene, brushing and flossing their teeth. Thanks to Frank Audano of Franks Realty and the great parents that brought their […]
Speaking of things we love during this Valentine’s time of year, we do love supporting the local schools and the great students attending them. Today we are celebrating the many different school districts by having the Doctors and Staff, in both Olathe and Overland Park, dress in spirit wear from the local High schools. We […]
What’s the best thing about glow-in-the-dark braces?
They’ll make your smile light up a room.