102-citrus-sodasMany parents aren’t getting the message that sugary drinks, other than soda, are not healthy alternatives for your kids. As orthodontic treatment providers, we are not only concerned the added sugar is unhealthy in our kids diets, the drinks also promote decalcification or permanent white marks around brackets if patients are not brushing or rinsing their mouths after drinking.Read more on Study: Product Marketing Misleads Parents to Believe Sugary Drinks Are Healthy…

Heaa and VanLandschoot Orthodontics Riverview FL InvisalignAn ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure

When it comes to taking care of your teeth and long term dental health, a little knowledge goes a long way. The sooner you take care of orthodontic problems such as crowding, spacing, overjets, underbites, and crossbites… the better the chances of keeping your teeth and smile throughout your lifetime. The video below goes a long way in improving your knowledge.Read more on Understanding Invisalign – At Hess and VanLandschoot Orthodontics…

Trust an orthodontist Hess and VanLandschoot Orthodontics Riverview FLIf you are having a problem with your bones or muscles you trust an orthopedist. For a skin, hair, or nail condition you trust a dermatologist. A cardiologist specializes in heart issues or you consult with a neurologist for frequent headaches or back issues related to the nervous system. When straightening teeth and correcting jaw problems, your smile is treated best in the hands of an orthodontic specialist.Read more on Your Smile Is Important – Trust An Orthodontist…

Smokeless tobacco Hess and VanLandschoot Orthodontics Riverview FLAre We Addicting Another Generation of Smokers With e-Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco?

Years of educating kids on the risks of tobacco products are at risk on multiple fronts according to top medical groups in the US which include both smokeless tobacco and e-cigarettes. At Hess and VanLandschoot Orthodontics we are concerned that kids today have the misconception that they are harmless when compared to smoking cigarettes.Read more on Here Are 5 Reasons Not To Use Smokeless Tobacco…