April 7th, 2015
Insurances, Flexible Spending & Health Savings Accounts:
Along with the new year comes a lot of new insurance plans, health savings plans, and flexible spending plans. By now patients should be well aware of any insurance changes and should have received new insurance cards, if you have changed insurance or received a new card please call the office as soon as possible as to not affect or delay the processing of claims. As always, if you have any questions regarding insurances, payment plans, flexible spending or health savings accounts please feel free to call the office…we are here to help!
It’s Tax Season!:
Please notify us if you need an itemized receipt for your 2014 orthodontic expenses.
Hope everyone is enjoying the beautiful spring weather and smiling their faces off!
October 1st, 2014
October is a great month! October is National Orthodontic Health month and what better way to celebrate than with a pumpkin carving contest?! (Besides eating gobs of braces friendly pumpkin pie of course…)
Smileworks Orthodontics’ 1st annual pumpkin carving contest starts today!
Pumpkin carving contest rules:
1) Pumpkins must be dental or orthodontic themed
2) To submit an entry, take a picture of you and your pumpkin and post it on Facebook either through your account or your parent’s account. BE SURE to tag our office otherwise we will not receive your entry.
3) All entries must be submitted by midnight October 31st.
We will announce the winner on Monday November 3rd. May the odds be ever in your favor!
September 11th, 2014
Fall sports are here and sports mouth guards are in full demand! If your child plays sports such as football, softball, baseball, and volleyball (or any other contact sport for that matter!) please don’t forget the importance of a mouth guard. Mouth guardsprotect not only the braces, but your child’s lips, cheeks and teeth as well.
If you chose to buy a sports mouth guard at the sporting goods store please make sure it is the right one for braces & orthodontic appliances. The packaging will indicate that its an “orthodontic” mouth guard or that it’s “for braces.”
You can also purchase a sports mouth guard from our office (that is specifically for orthodontic patients) for $9.99 + tax and it comes with a dental warranty. Please feel free to stop by the office and pick one up if you choose.
Good luck with the sports season and we wish you the best!!
August 16th, 2014
It’s hard to believe that school is starting soon! If your child recently had a consultation with us, you’ll probably want to take advantage of the next few weeks to get them scheduled before school starts.
If your kids are on their way to school this year with braces and/or appliances, please remember to pack them with the necessities needed to ensure a braces-friendly day of school. As always, we’ve prepared some tips!:
Make sure your child has:
* an extra toothbrush
* floss & floss threader
* retainer or appliance case
* Smileworks Orthodontics bracelet (in case the nurse needs to call for advice on a poking wire or other situation)
We wish you and your children the best with the start of another school year and hope it’s a great one for everybody!