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  • Tips to Help You Beat the Heat This Summer
    The dog days of summer are upon us, and with the temperatures soaring, our team at Jordan Orthodontics wants you to be extra careful about sun safety when you’re out Read more
  • Braces-Friendly School Lunches
    If your pre-teen or teenager is home for the summer, it’s easy to provide braces-friendly lunch options. The school lunchroom, though, presents another challenge altogether. What menu selections are most Read more
  • Memorial Day
    Memorial Day is not only a federal holiday in the United States, but it is a day of observance and remembrance of those who died in service. Originally known as Read more
  • The Importance of Orthodontic Treatment at a Young Age
    When you think of orthodontic treatment, you may automatically assume that it only relates to older children and teens with alignment and spacing issues. But this isn’t the case: Orthodontic Read more
  • Emergency Care for Orthodontics
    It’s vital to understand the difference between an orthodontic emergency and minor orthodontic issues. Minor issues can be handled the next day, or at your next scheduled appointment. When a Read more
  • Wishing all our moms a happy Mother’s Day!
    "Motherhood: All love begins and ends there." - Robert Browning We would like to take this moment to thank all the great moms out there for being so great during their Read more
  • Tips for Handling and Avoiding Orthodontic Emergencies
    The best way to avoid orthodontic emergencies is to know how to take care of your braces properly throughout your entire treatment. However, emergencies are … well, emergencies, and sometimes Read more
  • Earth Day
    The idea for Earth Day was the brainchild of Gaylord Nelson, a senator from Wisconsin. He envisioned an Earth Day that would be a kind of environmental teach-in. The first Read more
  • Play it Safe this Spring
    It's springtime and it's again time to remind our patients at Jordan Orthodontics to protect their faces and pearly whites while out on the field playing sports. According to the Read more
  • Top Things to do BEFORE You Get Braces
    So you’re about to get braces. Congratulations! You are taking a very smart step to improve the health of your teeth as well as get that killer smile in shape. Read more
  • Planning Your Vegetarian Diet with Your Oral Health in Mind
    If you’ve been following a vegetarian or vegan diet, you know that there’s much more to living a healthy life than simply avoiding meat products. Making sure your diet includes Read more
  • St. Patrick's Day
    On March 17, everyone has a little Irish in them. St. Patrick’s Day is a joyous celebration of Irish heritage. The holiday originated as a commemoration of Saint Patrick, who Read more
  • The Best Brush of the Day
    Imagine that you’re only going to brush your teeth once tomorrow. Don’t worry, we know you would never skimp on your dental hygiene like that, but let’s just pretend for Read more
  • How do braces move my teeth?
    Great question! Tooth movement is your body’s natural response to light pressure applied by braces over a period of time (usually two years). Braces work by using brackets that are Read more
  • Proper Diet while Undergoing Orthodontics
    Many people undergo orthodontic treatment during childhood, adolescence, and even into adulthood. Wearing orthodontic appliances like braces is sure to produce a beautiful smile. Though orthodontic treatments at Jordan Orthodontics Read more
  • Should I use a water pick during my treatment?
    the doctor and our team at Jordan Orthodontics know that for some of our patients wearing braces, it can be difficult to weave through those wires and brackets as you Read more