Category Archives: General News

Owl Orthodontics Partners with the Tiger’s Den Food Pantry

Owl Orthodontics is proud to be teaming up with the Tiger’s Den Food Pantry of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.  The Tiger’s Den serves over 60 families each month in Western New York. To keep their shelves stocked with food, the Tiger’s Den relies upon FeedMore WNY (formerly the Food Bank of WNY), local churches, schools, […]

What is a Crossbite?

A crossbite is a type of malocclusion, or a misalignment of teeth, where upper teeth fit inside of lower teeth. This misalignment can affect a single tooth or groups of teeth, involving the front teeth, back teeth, or both: Posterior crossbite: If the back teeth are affected, upper teeth sit inside of bottom teeth. Anterior […]

4 Ways Your Smile Changes As You Age

It’s no secret, as you age, so does your smile. Teeth wear down as we chew our way through a lifetime of meals. Did you also know, teeth can move and shift well into adulthood? Below is a list of 4 common changes orthodontists see in patients as they age: 1. Bottom teeth crowding As […]

Party for Summit – Summit 54

Dance the night away at Party for Summit – Summit 54 on Friday, November 8 at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens! This event includes fabulous food, an open bar, awards, a live auction hosted by Kevin Sylvester, a silent auction through our new mobile bidding platform, dancing, late-night bites, and more! Party for Summit benefits The Summit […]

Halloween Treats & National Orthodontic Health Month

For kids, October means Halloween is just around the corner. For the dental health world, October is National Orthodontic Health Month. A whole month devoted to celebrating healthy smiles, learning more about the benefits of orthodontic treatment, and the importance of good oral health. If you’re one of the millions of people currently undergoing orthodontic […]

Owl is Hiring Orthodontic Assistants

Looking for a great job, that pays well and helps others? Want a consistent schedule that doesn’t include weekends? Are you a self-starter with an upbeat attitude? Have you considered being an Orthodontic assistant? Owl Orthodontics is looking for both part-time and full time Orthodontic Assistants to join our dedicated and caring team. The successful […]

Will Orthodontic Treatment Cause White Marks on Teeth?

The most important thing to know about white marks on teeth is that they are preventable. All you have to do to be white mark-free is to keep teeth clean and stay away from  certain foods and beverages. It’s that simple. It’s really four easy steps: Brush as often as recommended by our orthodontist, including […]

Orthodontic treatment is about creating a healthy bite – the beautiful smile is a bonus

The goal of orthodontic treatment is to make sure the bite is right – that upper and lower teeth fit together like interlocking gears. The timing of your child’s treatment is critical and is based on his/her individual needs. Is Phase 1 Orthodontic Treatment Necessary? Some children can wait until they have all or most […]

Win Tickets to Kiss the Summer Hello 2019

Register to Win The lineup for Kiss the Summer Hello 2019 has been announced! The event is scheduled for Thursday, June 20th at Canalside in Buffalo, NY. Scheduled to perform: Why Don’t We, Bazzi, Jake Miller, FLETCHER, Ally Brooke, Ava Max, and Drax Project. We are excited to give away tickets!! Register today for your […]

Play it Safe – Wear an Orthodontic Mouthguard

Protect Your Smile We often get questions about playing sports during orthodontic treatment.  With the use of a proper orthodontic mouthguard, any sport (including contact sports) can be played with braces. Kids should not feel limited in any way – but rather take the necessary precautions to protect their teeth.  Even with light contact sports […]