Category Archives: General News

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 […]

Win Tickets to Sesame Street Live and Shrine Circus

Win Tickets to Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic! We have tickets to give away to Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic! at the UB Center for the Arts. The event is scheduled for Sunday, March 17th at 2:30 PM. Win Shrine Circus Tickets We have tickets to give away to the Shrine Circus 2019 […]

What Is A Vivera Retainer?

The Vivera Retainer is a product from Invisalign that’s meant to keep teeth in position after orthodontic treatment.  Regardless of how your teeth were aligned, Vivera is designed to maintain your beautiful new smile. Vivera is a clear removable retainer that’s thicker and more durable than a standard Invisalign aligner. Generally, patients will wear the […]

Consider an Orthodontic Check-Up by Age 7

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. If you have a child around the age of 7, it’s a good time to make an appointment with us. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends a check-up with an orthodontic specialist no later than age 7. This doesn’t mean that treatment is necessary or will even begin […]

Free Early Childhood Orthodontic Assessment

While there is no exact age for children to begin orthodontic treatment, the American Association of Orthodontists recommends visiting the orthodontist around age seven. By this age, most children have a mix of baby teeth and adult teeth, making it easier for our orthodontist to diagnose and correct tooth and jaw problems sooner and without […]