Dr. Jeremy's Blog


Cavities | What is a Cavity and How can It Be Prevented?

December 29, 2020

A cavity, also known as tooth decay, is a hole that can form in your tooth. Usually...

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Why It’s Safe to See Fry Orthodontics as Your Virtual Orthodontist

September 17, 2020

Many people are weary about the idea of seeing a virtual orthodontist. Here at Fry Orthodontics, we...

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What Is Snap on Smile and Is It the Best Option for Me?

August 31, 2020

“Snap on Smile” is a new craze in today’s society that will give people a temporary smile...

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Invisalign for Teens | Why It’s Becoming More Popular

June 16, 2020

Did you know that Invisalign for teens is becoming more and more popular every day? Many people make the...

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March is National Nutrition Month | Healthy Tips and Tricks

March 16, 2020

Help us celebrate national nutrition month at Fry Orthodontics by learning healthy, nutritious ways to care for...

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5 Questions to Ask When Choosing an Orthodontist in Kansas City

February 21, 2020

1) Is the Orthodontist a trained Orthodontic Specialist? Even though this may seem like an obvious question,...

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Family Favorite Kansas City Orthodontist | Fry Orthodontics

January 31, 2020

If you’re looking to improve your smile and are in need of a Kansas City Orthodontist, we’re...

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Building Self-Confidence at Fry Orthodontics

January 29, 2020

Building self-confidence at Fry Orthodontics is what we enjoy the most about coming to work everyday! We are specialists...

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Can I Get Braces While Pregnant?

December 3, 2019

Having braces while pregnant is not uncommon. In fact, at Fry Orthodontics, we have had many expecting...

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You, Your Orthodontist and Your Dentist

July 27, 2017

Achieving healthy, beautiful smiles is a team effort that involves the orthodontist, the family dentist, the patient...

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At what age should my child start seeing an orthodontist?

July 20, 2017

The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that parents bring their children in around the age of 7. ...

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What Foods Should My Child Avoid with Braces?

June 20, 2017

It’s a good idea to skip foods that can damage or dislodge the braces. Avoid hard foods...

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Wisdom Teeth Care
Wisdom Teeth and Orthodontics

June 15, 2017

One of the most frequently asked questions that I get asked is “How will wisdom teeth affect...

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Orthodontic Treatment Sleep Apnea
Orthodontic Treatment For Your Sleep Apnea

April 25, 2017

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), is a disorder that pauses breath and causes shallow breathing during sleep. Throat...

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Give em’ the FRY Pickle – Inspired by Bob Farrell

March 22, 2017

One of our main goals at Fry Orthodontics is making sure our team members provide exceptional customer...

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Myths About Orthodontics
Orthodontic Myth Busters

February 21, 2017

Many people have formed opinions about orthodontics based on myths. What you may have heard or read...

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The Right Time For An Orthodontic Check-up

February 9, 2017

Even though most people think of pre-teens and teens when they think of orthodontics, there are good...

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Dental X-rays
Do Dental X-Rays Cause Brain Cancer?

August 30, 2016

There is a lot of discussion through the media and among the dental community about a recent...

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What Age Do You Start Braces?

August 23, 2016

This important dental question is one that we get every day in our orthodontic offices, and is...

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Recent Article from a Great Friend, Dr. Ben Burris from Jonesboro Arkansas

July 28, 2016

This is a recent article published by a great friend of mine and Fry Orthodontic Specialists, Dr....

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Write an Online Review for Fry Orthodontic Specialists

July 26, 2016

We know that choosing the best orthodontist for yourself or your children is an important health decision. ...

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Visit to Ortho Office in Manhattan Beach: Dr. Patricia Panucci, Beach Braces

July 26, 2013

Thank you to Dr. Panucci for letting me interrupt her day to learn about how great service...

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Dr. Bob Fry Writes an Article for the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics

January 23, 2012

I want to congratulate my dad on writing a great article in the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics...

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Importance Of Smiling

December 27, 2011

For our last Fry Orthodontics staff retreat last summer, I stumbled upon a great video by Ron...

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Article Shows the Social Importance of Straight Teeth

December 9, 2011

A British website posted this great article about the struggles of some children who have crooked teeth....

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Fry Orthodontic Specialists is Opening a New Olathe Office

November 8, 2011

As many of you now know, our current Olathe office at 1061 E. 151st Street had to...

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Fry Orthodontics Welcomes a Great Associate Doctor

November 7, 2011

Fry Orthodontic Specialists welcomes Dr. Brandy Burgess to our team!! Dr. Burgess will join Dr. Larissa Freytag,...

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Exciting Changes at Fry Orthodontic Specialists

November 6, 2011

I have been absent from the blog for several months, but I intend to make a few...

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Teeth and Total Body Health

August 31, 2011

A recent online article outlines the link between keeping your teeth clean and overall body health. Many...

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CNN Runs a Great Orthodontic Segment

June 21, 2011

Check out this segment that ran on CNN about orthodontics: CNN Story The story talks about the...

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Fry Orthodontics Father's Day Contest

June 6, 2011

Show your dad how much he means to you! Throughout the month of June, we will be...

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Fry Orthodontic Specialists Mother's Day Blog Contest

May 4, 2011

We are celebrating Mother’s Day with a contest much like our Thanksgiving contest. Write a comment to...

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Moms, Win Flowers for a Year!

May 3, 2011

May is the month to celebrate all moms, and every mom that starts Invisalign or braces treatment...

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iPad Winner Chosen for St. Patrick's Day Facebook Contest

March 28, 2011

Congratulations to Alyssa for winning the St. Patrick’s Day iPad contest! Alyssa submitted her picture to Facebook...

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Smile for a Lifetime KC Holds Banquet

February 23, 2011

On Monday, February 21, Smile for a Lifetime-Kansas City held a banquet at Tapatio Mexican Restaurant in...

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Soldier Gives Fry Ortho a Surprise of a Lifetime!

January 28, 2011

Yesterday, was a day that I will remember for the rest of my life. Fry Orthodontic Specialists...

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First Day for Fry Orthodontic Specialists in Prairie Village!

January 5, 2011

Today was the first official day seeing a full schedule of patients in our new Prairie Village...

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Miley Cyrus Guitar Give Away: Congratulations, Megan!

January 4, 2011

We are pleased to announce that Megan was the big winner of our holiday contest: What Are...

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Early Braces: To do, or not to do?

November 20, 2010

There was a great article in the Wall Street Journal this week about early braces. The article...

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What Are You Thankful For? Fry Orthodontics Will be Giving Away a Signed Guitar from Miley Cyrus

November 15, 2010

Give thanks and win a Miley Cyrus signed guitar fro Fry Orthodontic Specialists.

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Fry Orthodontic Specialists Teams with Harvesters to Feed the Hungry

Fry Orthodontic Specialists Joins Harvesters Campaign to Feed Kansas City

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Fry Orthodontics Halloween Contest Winner

We want to thank all who participated in our Halloween Facebook contest! We had many great Halloween...

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Fry Orthodontics Pumpkin Contest

November 10, 2010

In our Olathe and Overland Park orthodontic offices, we had a pumpkin decorating contest here are the...

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Watch Fry Orthodontic's Most Famous Patient on TV Tonight

August 3, 2010

Be sure to tune into “Shaq Vs.” tonight on ABC at 8:00 Central to see our most...

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Support our Soldiers with Fry Orthodontic Specialists

June 29, 2010

Since 2009 we have had special stations, in all 3 of our offices, set up with supplies needed...

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Flexible Hours at Fry Orthodontic Specialists

June 21, 2010

We always appreciate the suggestions from patients and parents on ways we can improve the services we...

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Fry Orthodontics Bobcat Video Posted on YouTube

June 18, 2010

Check out the video of the Momma and her kittens: Dr. Jeremy

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Bobcat and Babies Re-Visit Fry Orthodontics

We were all very excited this week at our friendly bobcat returned to our Overland Park office. ...

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Win an Apple iPad at Fry Orthodontics Specialists

June 17, 2010

Summer Share-a-Smile to win an Apple iPad: We’d like to take a moment to thank you for...

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Fry Orthodontic Specialists Share-a-Smile Program Draws Spring Winner

June 16, 2010

Congratulations to Libby who was the winner of the $250 Great Wolf Lodge Gift Certificate for referring...

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Honor your Father for Father's Day

During the month of June we are honoring our Dads!  Visit our Overland Park, Olathe or Blue...

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Patient Enjoys Fry Ortho Tickets at the Royals

June 15, 2010

One of our awesome former patients, Cole, was awarded Royals tickets for doing such a great job...

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Fry Orthodontic Specialists and Girls on the Run

June 1, 2010

On May 22, Dr Larissa and Becca spent a great Saturday morning with some great parents and...

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Hero Firefighter John Glaser Motorcade

May 27, 2010

The reality of life and service was in the hearts of all of us in Kansas City...

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Tell Your Mom How Much You Care!

May 10, 2010

This May, take time to show your Appreciation for the Special Mom in your Life! Visit our...

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Beautiful Smiles are Always "Blooming" at Fry Orthodontics!

April 20, 2010

To celebrate spring and new growth, we have added a craft area in the reception areas of...

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Brushing Teeth Experiment with Easter Eggs

March 26, 2010

This week when you are coloring Easter Eggs take time to conduct this special “Egg” periment with your...

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Fry Orthodontics Recipe Club

March 23, 2010

Recently, 11 Fry Orthodontic Team members gathered for the first official “Fry Recipe Club” Luncheon. This group...

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St. Patrick's Day at Fry Orthodontic Specialists

March 17, 2010

Everyone had a great time today dressing up in green. I think the guy in the bow...

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Fry Orthodontic Specialists Visit Rolling Ridge Elementary

March 16, 2010

Dr. Larissa wrote up this blog about her visit to an Olathe elementary school: On Thursday, March...

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Tell Us About Your Fry Orthodontics Experience

March 3, 2010

We need your help…we are putting together a library of before and after photos and testimonials from...

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Orthodontic Credit at Fry Orthodontic Specialists

March 1, 2010

Earn credit towards your orthodontic treatment in Kansas City from Fry Orthodontic Specialists

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Cub Scouts Visit Fry Orthodontics

February 26, 2010

We were very fortunate to have Cubs Scouts Troop 3316, Tiger Cubs Den #2 visit our office...

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Pictures from School Spirit Day at Fry Orthodontics

February 17, 2010

Here is a sample of some of the pictures from School Spirit Day that we had last...

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Support Your Local School Day at Fry Orthodontics

February 11, 2010

Speaking of things we love during this Valentine’s time of year, we do love supporting the local...

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Happy Valentine's Day from Fry Orthodontics

This week people of all ages will celebrate Valentine’s Day! A day dedicated to love!  And I...

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National Dental Health Month at Fry Orthodontic Specialists

February 1, 2010

It’s hard to believe that the first month of 2010 is already over!  We are so excited...

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Haiti Relief Piling Up At Fry Orthodontics

January 22, 2010

Thanks to all of the Kansas City Community that have helped us put together relief supplies for...

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Please Help Fry Orthodontics Donate to Haiti

January 18, 2010

Many of us here at the office were touched by the recent devastation experienced by the people...

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Crazy Hair Day at Fry Orthodontic Specialists

January 6, 2010

Here are the pictures from our Crazy Hair Day today: No real need to do anything different...

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"Letters to Soldiers" Needs Soldier Pictures

December 14, 2009

We are adding a digital picture frame to all of our office locations with pictures of serving...

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Smile for a Lifetime KC still taking Applications

December 1, 2009

At Fry Orthodontic Specialists we are very happy to have implemented the Smile for a Lifetime Kansas...

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Help TeamSmile Serve the Kansas City Community

November 6, 2009

On November 21, 2009, TeamSmile will be joining with the Kansas City Chiefs to provide dental care...

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Smile for a Lifetime Kansas City Featured on NBC Action News

October 29, 2009

We were very excited to see Chuy interviewed on NBC Action News during the 6:00 news program...

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Keyshawn's Phase 1 Orthodontics Complete…ON TIME!

October 19, 2009

Keyshawn treatment was completed on 9/15/09…ON TIME in 6 months, and he was very happy with the...

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Kansas City Royals Great, Willie Wilson Visits Fry Orthodontic Specialists

October 16, 2009

Yesterday, we were very lucky to have Kansas City Royals Great, Willie Wilson, stop by the office...

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Smile for a Lifetime Kansas City Delivers First Scholarships

September 28, 2009

We are very excited to announce our first 2 Smile for a Lifetime scholarship recipients: Chuy and...

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