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Why Your Child Should See An Orthodontist By Age 7

By |2020-06-26T12:53:21-04:00June 26th, 2020|Categories: Office News|

If you have a younger child, you’re probably already aware of the role regular dental visits play in keeping their smile happy and healthy. What you may not know is that early orthodontic evaluations are an important part of oral health, too! The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that [...]

Your First Orthodontic Visit

By |2020-05-29T18:03:12-04:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Office News|

Welcome to Shiney Smiles Orthodontics! There’s a lot of thought and research that goes into deciding on orthodontic treatment, and we take your trust in us seriously. Our team is so excited to help you achieve a healthy, confident smile! Every orthodontic journey begins with an initial consultation, [...]

How many baby teeth do I have and when will they fall out?

By |2019-09-10T15:25:15-04:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Office News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

When will my baby teeth fall out?      As an orthodontist, I am often asked by parents why their children’s baby teeth are not falling out on time? At what age should all the baby teeth fall out by? What is the typical order that adult teeth erupt? In order to understand the eruption/exfoliation con [...]

The 5 Most Important Lessons I’ve Learned From Being A Parent

By |2019-05-10T16:00:56-04:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Office News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Love Unconditionally This is the MOST important of all the things I have learned. A child, from the day they are born, mirrors what they see and hear.  Loving your child unconditionally helps them learn acceptance and self-love. With each generation come differences, a way to separate and claim iden [...]

5 Reasons to Open Your House to a Furry Friend

By |2019-03-06T16:14:53-05:00March 6th, 2019|Categories: Office News|Tags: , , , , , , |

5 REASONS TO OPEN YOUR HOUSE TO A FURRY FRIEND Animals come in all varied shapes and sizes but regardless of their form they all provide plenty of love and happiness. Imagine having a fluffy companion to welcome you home at the end of a long day or to comfort you when they sense you are anxious or u [...]

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My First Day…An Employees Perspective

By |2019-02-10T16:55:51-05:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: Office News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

My name is Blake and it was my first day working as a receptionist at Shiney Smiles Orthodontics and if you’re anything like me you can imagine how nervous I was. Walking into a new setting can be intimidating to an extent. I was nervous as I didn’t know what to expect but I felt more eager than any [...]

Social Media…It’s Positive Effects!

By |2018-07-18T14:53:44-04:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: Office News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I am a parent of 3 girls, two grown and one still a teenager.  I am the ultimate protector…having taught them, no…DRILLED in them, the dangers of strangers both near and online. We all know the negative aspects of social media: Cyberbullying, online deception and even the worst possible outcomes tha [...]

Do I Really Need To Wear My Retainers?

By |2018-05-21T14:01:30-04:00May 21st, 2018|Categories: Office News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Life after orthodontic treatment!…. Do I really need to wear my retainers? After orthodontic treatment is complete, patients always ask, “Dr. Sheinis, do I really need to wear my retainers?”  To keep that beautiful Shiney smile, the answer is always YES! Your teeth are attached with tons of little l [...]

Orthodontics – You Are Never Too Old

By |2018-04-18T15:00:27-04:00April 18th, 2018|Categories: Office News|Tags: , , , , , |

Orthodontics – You Are Never Too Old   They say “40 is the new 30” and “50 is the new 40”, but are your teeth giving away your age? Just as the rest of our bodies, our teeth have put up with years of wear and tear. Our molars can bite down with 200 pounds of pressure! Over time, coupled with bo [...]

Do Smiles Really Open Doors?

By |2018-03-23T13:02:39-04:00March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Office News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do Smiles Really Open Doors? Did you know that a few years ago, in Tokyo, they invented a machine called a “Happiness Counter” that actually reminded people to smile each day? It was even placed on a refrigerator door, so that if you didn’t smile, the refrigerator door would be difficult to open! W [...]