• Thanksgiving Trivia
    At Allen & Allen we love learning trivia and interesting facts about Thanksgiving! This year, the doctor wanted to share some trivia that might help you feel a bit smarter Read more
  • Orthodontic Care on the Go!
    Whether you’re heading out for a day with friends or running from classroom to volleyball practice, you don’t always have the luxury of taking care of your braces or aligners Read more
  • How Your Pearly Whites Can Help You in Life
    At Allen & Allen, the doctor and our staff have found that patients who like their smiles have better self-esteem. People who don’t like their smiles are often skittish about Read more
  • What is hyperdontia?
    When a child is born, he or she will have 20 primary teeth and 32 permanent teeth. But sometimes kids are born with additional teeth, and our team at Allen Read more
  • Don’t let braces ruin your Halloween
    Halloween is a time to enjoy delicious candies you might avoid the rest of the year. Youngsters who get to dress up and ask for sweet treats out trick-or-treating cherish Read more
  • Ugh, Not Braces!
    Getting your child excited about braces is a lot like: A) convincing a grumpy toddler that it’s time to take a nap? B) convincing a teenager to stop texting during Read more
  • Foods can Wreak Havoc on Your Enamel
    It’s possible to develop tooth decay even when you take great care of your teeth. Brushing and flossing may not be enough to keep your teeth healthy, depending on your Read more
  • October is National Orthodontic Health Month
    What does the month of October mean to you? For people in the northern hemisphere, October is when the weather starts to get a little chilly: heavy jackets might come Read more
  • Proper Diet while Undergoing Orthodontics
    Many people undergo orthodontic treatment during childhood, adolescence, and even into adulthood. Wearing orthodontic appliances like braces is sure to produce a beautiful smile. Though orthodontic treatments at Allen & Read more
  • Why Am I Getting Cavities?
    Now that you’re in orthodontic treatment, you’re probably spending more time taking care of your teeth than ever before. So, why did your dentist find a cavity at your last Read more
  • Crushing the Ice-Chewing Habit
    It's a habit many people have and not only can it be annoying to the people around you, it can be detrimental to your dental health. Chewing ice is so Read more
  • Tips for Caring for Your Braces at School
    School can present a few issues when it comes to caring for your braces and mouth, since you won't have the luxury of the time and tools you have at Read more
  • Celebrate Labor Day by Getting Away
    Labor Day honors the contributions that workers have made to this country, and for many Americans, the holiday is a great time to relax at home with family and friends. Read more
  • The Best Brush of the Day
    Imagine that you’re only going to brush your teeth once tomorrow. Don’t worry, we know you would never skimp on your dental hygiene like that, but let’s just pretend for Read more
  • Early Orthodontics
    The average age of individuals who get braces is between nine and 14, although it is appropriate for younger children to visit Allen & Allen for a consultation with the Read more
  • The Herbst® Appliance
    Maybe you’ve known people with braces and aligners—maybe you’ve worn them yourself!—so if braces or aligners are in your teen’s future, you have some idea what to expect and when Read more

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