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  • Sleep Apnea

    11 Aug 2017 | 0 Comments

    Most people don’t associate teeth with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD). However, a 2012 studySleep Apnea revealed that many children who are diagnosed with ADHD don’t really have the condition. Rather, their behavioral problems are actually due to sleep-related breathing disorders (SRBD), such as sleep apnea.

  • Importance of Lifetime Retainer Wear

    20 Jul 2017 | 0 Comments

    When you finish your orthodontic treatment, you are excited to be free of the appliances you’ve had to put up with—brackets, wires, aligners, and so on. However, while it is certainly important to revel in the freedom of your new smile, equally important is taking the necessary action to retain it. And that comes down to one word — retainers.

  • Tooth Sensitivity

    28 Jun 2017 | 0 Comments

    At Dr. Dann Orthodontics, we're proud to provide expert, high-quality orthodontic treatment to patients of all ages throughout the Winter Park and Orlando, FL area. Aside from orthodontic treatment, there are many other aspects of dental care that we want to keep you aware of. One issue that is very common, for example, is tooth sensitivity.

  • Dry Mouth

    17 May 2017 | 0 Comments

    Everybody gets dry mouth now and then. Sometimes temporary mouth dryness can be brought on by dehydration, stress, or a normal reduction in saliva flow at night. However, if your dry mouth persists long past the norm, you may have a chronic condition known as xerostomia.

  • Gum Disease

    19 Apr 2017 | 0 Comments

    Periodontal disease—more commonly known as gum disease—ranges from simple gum inflammation to serious disease symptoms that result in major damage to the soft tissue and bone that support your teeth. Learn more today.

  • Digital X-Rays

    15 Mar 2017 | 0 Comments

    It's impossible to imagine the practice of dentistry without x-ray technology. Radiographs (x-ray pictures) allow dentists and orthodontists to diagnose and treat problems not yet visible to the naked eye, including early tooth decay, gum disease, abscesses, and abnormal growths.

  • Good Foods for Your Teeth

    08 Feb 2017 | 0 Comments

    We all know that a healthy, balanced diet is critical to overall health; but did you know that diet has a huge impact on teeth? You may not realize it, but certain foods can contribute to developing tooth decay, cavities, and gum disease, while others can reinforce the integrity of your teeth and help you maintain a beautiful, healthy smile.

  • Tooth Decay Prevention

    30 Jan 2017 | 0 Comments

    We have years of experience working with patients of all ages and with every kind of orthodontic need. Our mission is to help people develop beautiful, healthy smiles—and that means taking an active stance on tooth decay prevention. Continue reading this blog to more about tooth decay prevention today.

  • Preparing for Life with Braces

    13 Dec 2016 | 0 Comments

    Dr. Dann Orthodontics cares about the health and well-being of your smile. So if you’re from Orlando, Winter Park, or one of our neighboring Florida communities, we hope you’ll consider us for all your orthodontic needs. To help you prepare for life with braces, Dr. Dann has created guidelines on some of the key aspects to be aware of for orthodontic treatment care. These include: brushing, flossing, and watching what you eat.

  • Minding Your Mouth Guard

    12 Oct 2016 | 0 Comments

    Fall is here, which means school all across Florida are bustling with the sports of the season. And we at Dr. Dann Orthodontics are excited to be cheering them on. From football to field hockey, patients of our Orlando and Winter Park, FL offices are busy partaking in fun sports, and we couldn’t be prouder. Of course, as we root for your victory, we’d be remiss if we didn’t remind you about wearing your mouth guard.

  • Invisalign – A New Way to Straighten Your Smile

    29 Aug 2016 | 0 Comments

    We're constantly working to make treatment more convenient and more effective for our patients. While traditional metal braces are still the most popular form of treatment we offer at our Orlando and Winter Park offices, there's a revolutionary alternative that's helping more and more people achieve a beautiful smile without the need for metalwork: Invisalign!

  • A Summer of Braces-Friendly Foods

    13 Jun 2016 | 0 Comments

    Summer is coming. That means nothing but sunny days and no school for kids all across the Orlando and Winter Park areas. While the entire staff of Dr. Dann Orthodontics wants you to enjoy your time off, we know that summer creates many opportunities for snacking on treats that might be bad for your braces. In order to protect you orthodontic treatment and allow you to enjoy all the delicious tastes of summer, we’ve put together a few suggestions for braces-friendly summer recipes that will allow you to have a tasty season while respecting you orthodontist’s recommended list of foods to avoid.

  • The Big Picture on Bite Misalignment

    16 May 2016 | 0 Comments

    Many common orthodontic issues originate from a misaligned bite. If you live in the Orlando or Winter Park area and you suffer from a misaligned bite, we highly recommend making an appointment with our orthodontist today. Treating a misalignment not only improves your smile aesthetically, it can greatly impact your oral and dental health as well.

  • Lingual Braces

    21 Apr 2016 | 0 Comments

    For patients who want a straighter smile, but don’t want to compromise their current smile along the way, the team at Dr. Dann’s Winter Park and Orlando offices is proud to offer lingual braces as an orthodontic treatment option.

  • The Early History of Orthodontic Treatment

    10 Dec 2015 | 0 Comments

    Over the years archaeologists have found the mummified remains of many different cultures affirming the early practice of orthodontic treatment. For example, in Egypt mummies have been discovered with bands and cords wrapped around their teeth (which researchers believe demonstrates and early attempt at closing gaps between teeth).

  • The Power of Empower Braces

    17 Nov 2015 | 0 Comments

    As a leading Winter Park and Orlando, FL orthodontics practice, Dr. Dann Orthodontics is proud to provide patients of all ages with the very latest treatment options. In addition to options such as Invisalign and Invisalign Teen, we offer many types of braces to help you straighten your smile. One of the most popular options we offer is Empower Braces – the industry's most complete, self-ligating bracket system that provides many great benefits to its users.

  • Accelerate Your Orthodontic Treatment with AcceleDent

    28 Oct 2015 | 0 Comments

    At Dr. Dann Orthodontics, we regularly research and employ the latest technology in the dental industry. Through combining Dr. Dann’s orthodontic treatment, the care of his talented staff, and these innovations, our practice is able to get you that confident, more beautiful smile faster. On example, is through the use of AcceleDent.

  • Welcome to our blog!

    23 Sep 2015 | 0 Comments

    Thank you for taking the time to visit our website and read our blog! We like to keep our patients up-to-date with what’s happening in the office, so check often for the latest posts. We may post an informational article, an announcement about an office contest or a spotlight on a special patient or staff member! At the end of each post, you will see an “Add Comment” box. We welcome your feedback, so feel free to leave a comment. We love engaging with our patients, and regularly updating this blog is a great way for us to connect in between your scheduled visits!