What Are The Side Effects Of Thumb Sucking?

What Are The Side Effects Of Thumb Sucking?

Thumb sucking is actually a natural habit for young children. Approximately 90% of children between 2 to 3 years of age suck their thumbs. Thumb sucking only begins to affect a child once they reach 6 to 7 years of age because that’s when their permanent teeth start to come in. After the permanent teeth …

Holiday Season Open Hours 2017

Holiday Season 2017 Open Hours Please note that during the Holiday Season this year we will be operating on a different schedule. Each office location will be open and closed as follows: PEORIA: Peoria will be closed December 23rd through January 1st. We resume regular office hours on Tuesday January 2nd. TOLLESON: Tolleson will be …

Can Two People With Braces Kiss?

There’s no doubt that, once your braces are on, things will start to change. Living with braces requires adjustments. For instance, the wires and brackets take some getting used to and regular tightening can lead to temporary jaw pain. On top of that, braces are basically a food magnet, with the residue from chewy, sticky …

Can You Eat Popsicles While Wearing Braces?

Welcome to Friday Focus! This week we’re going to be answering the question “Can you eat popsicles while wearing braces?” The answer is unequivocally yes. While chewing ice would be considered something to avoid while wearing braces, this isn’t the case when it comes to popsicles because they’re much softer. That said, you’ll still need …

E&S Orthodontics Launches Spanish Website

Did you know that Spanish is the most spoken non-English language in the United States? Doesn’t it make sense to do your best to serve the needs of the Spanish speaking community? We do which is why E&S Orthodontics is proud to announce that we recently launched a Spanish website. We, at E&S Orthodontics, want …

Photography Session Winner Announced

The Dr.’s at E&S Orthodontics wanted to find a way to give back to our patient’s this Holiday season with a gift even the whole family could appreciate. We thought it would be exciting to give our patients the opportunity to win a mini portrait session. What Did They Win? The winner of the portrait …

Celebrating 100,000 YouTube Views

E&S Orthodontics Celebrates 100,000+ YouTube Views We’re happy to announce that our YouTube Channel presenting our Friday Focus informational videos has reached 100,000+ YouTube views. This is an accomplishment worth celebrating because it means that we’ve been able to answer questions that our viewers need answers to. This is How The Friday Focus Works. People …

Thanksgiving Day Office Hours 2017

THANKSGIVING OFFICE HOURS Please note due to the Thanksgiving Holiday we will close all 3 E&S Orthodontics locations at 2pm on Wednesday 22nd November. The office will remain closed on Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th. We will re-open with normal business hours on Monday 27th November. If you have an emergency, please call our office …

Patient Rewards Hub Mobile Application

The Drs. at E&S Orthodontics are excited to announce the launch of our new and improved Patient Rewards Hub. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Patient Rewards Hub, the Drs. created this program to help our patients move through treatment with as much success as possible. We know that braces can sometimes …

What Foods Are Best To Eat After Getting Braces?

One of the most challenging adjustments for orthodontic patients during their first week in braces (and throughout treatment for that matter) is having to change their diets. When you first get braces, eating can be uncomfortable, so switching to extra soft foods will be more of an instinct than a real inconvenience. As the teeth …

Million Dollar Canned Food Drive

Here at E&S Orthodontics the Dr.’s and the staff find it important to give back to the community as often as we can. With Thanksgiving around the corner, we decided to find a way to help families in need have a filling Thanksgiving dinner. We want to invite our patients here at E&S Orthodontics to …

¿Puedes besar mientras usas frenillos linguales?

While kissing with braces may seem nearly impossible and at the very least embarrassing, you actually can kiss and enjoy it while wearing lingual braces. Thanks to new innovations in orthodontics over the last few years, the brackets and other components used in braces have become less intrusive, meaning that they’re less likely to cause …

Can You Kiss While Wearing Lingual Braces?

While kissing with braces may seem nearly impossible and at the very least embarrassing, you actually can kiss and enjoy it while wearing lingual braces. Thanks to new innovations in orthodontics over the last few years, the brackets and other components used in braces have become less intrusive, meaning that they’re less likely to cause …