January 2018 Archives

Here Are 8 Reasons To Smile In 2018-Happy New Year!

8 Reasons To Smile In 2018 Ann Arbor MI“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

Depending on what stage you are in of orthodontic treatment, smiling may be the last thing you want to do. Whether you’re just starting with braces or Invisalign or near the very end, your confidence may have taken a tumble. With a new year comes a new mindset and we’ve got 8 reasons to expose your beautiful smile to the world in 2018:

1. Smiles are contagious. Studies have shown that people have a difficult time frowning when someone else is smiling at them. In fact, they couldn’t help but smile themselves. Make a habit throughout the year to compliment the people you meet with a smile and watch them pay it forward. Read more on Here Are 8 Reasons To Smile In 2018-Happy New Year!…

Sugar In Soda…And Your Teeth

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Glass filled with sugar

Picture your favorite sugary drink. Odds are it’s either carbonated or contains too much sugar. Now picture what your teeth would look like if you only drank that for the next five years. Believe it or not, most of us would have significant tooth decay, stained teeth or, in some cases, gum disease.

Why Sugar is a Threat to Oral Health

Despite the fact that tooth enamel is the hardest tissue the human body produces, it cannot repair itself because it is not a living tissue. When we eat or drink sugary foods, our teeth become victims of injustice. Sugar sticks to our teeth, becoming a feeding ground for bacteria. Read more on Sugar In Soda…And Your Teeth…

Announcing Our Spring Break Word Scramble Contest

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There’s still a bit of winter left to get through, but our “Spring Break Word Scramble Contest” will get you ready for the sunny days ahead.

Unscramble several letter jumbles to review spring-themed words. Solve every scramble correctly, and you’re entered into a drawing to win a $100 Amazon gift card!

This contest runs from Tuesday, January 22nd through Thursday, April 19th. One entry per contestant! For more information on the Spring Word Scramble, check out our Contests page.

We wish all of our patients and their families a happy 2018! Stay warm!

Congratulations “Seek & Find” Winner!

Congrats to the winner of our recent “Snowflake Seek & Find” contest. This member of the McNamara Orthodontics family correctly identified the number of snowflake graphics hidden throughout our website pages, and was chosen by chance in the final raffle!

Snowflake Seek and Find Online Contest Winner

The prize is a $100 gift certificate to Revel & Roll! Enjoy the “bottomless bowling,”!

Try your luck at our Spring Break World Scramble. Solve a series of spring break-themed words correctly, and you’ll be entered into a drawing for a $100 Amazon gift card. Best of luck to all our participants!