Sunburn – You’re Burning Up

Sunburn Ann Arbor MIThe Team at McNamara Orthodontics knows that regardless of the many health warnings about skin damage from the sun, many still subject themselves to the burning rays of the sun for extended periods of time. More than one-third of adults and 70% of children have admitted to getting sunburn at least once or twice in the past 12 months according to the CDC.

What Causes Sunburn

You already know the simple explanation behind sunburn. When your skin is exposed to the sun for a period of time, eventually it burns, turning red and irritated.
Under the skin, things get a little more complicated. The sun gives off three wavelengths of ultraviolet light:
• UVA
• UVB
• UVC Read more on Sunburn – You’re Burning Up…

July 4th – Some Independence Day Fun Facts

July 4th Ann Arbor MIWe celebrate American Independence Day on the July 4th every year. We think of July 4th, 1776, as a day that represents the Declaration of Independence and the birth of the United States of America as an independent nation.

The Continental Congress approved the final wording of the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, 1776. They’d been working on it for a couple of days after the draft was submitted on July 2nd and finally agreed on all of the edits and changes. Read more on July 4th – Some Independence Day Fun Facts…

Congratulations To Our “Hidden Toothbrushes” Winner

Congratulations to the winner of our Hidden Toothbrushes winner! From February 6th to April 7th, we displayed a photo of our waiting area with several “toothbrushes” hidden throughout. Patients had to enter the correct number of toothbrushes in the photo to be entered for a chance to win a $50 iTune Gift Card.

Congratulations to our winner and THANK YOU to all the contest participants who played! The correct number of toothbrushes hidden in our waiting room photo… ten! Can you spot them all?

Toothbrush Contest McNamara Orthodontics Ann Arbor MI
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Congratulations to All 2017 Graduates in Ann Arbor MI

Graduates 2017 Ann Arbor MIGraduation is in the air during the month of June. Whether that graduation is from Junior High School, Senior High School or College, we want to express our hardiest congratulations to all of our graduates in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti MI. In many instances, parents often deserve congratulations as well for helping with homework, making sure their students arrive at school or the bus on time and for just being supportive. Read more on Congratulations to All 2017 Graduates in Ann Arbor MI…