“Tongue in Cheek”

No, No, this is no joke! What you will read needs to be taken seriously, was just trying to get your attention. Of all the things that get us into trouble, number one is our tongue, usually from saying the wrong thing at the wrong time to the wrong person. We’ve all been there, me […]

“Going Clear” (without Scientology)

We all like clear skies, clear water, and clear coast so why not clear braces?  Fine for some, but not for Blue/Orange gator fans or Garnet/Gold nole fanatics. How bout Carolina Blue, “Dook” Dark Blue, Green Devil Green, Black for Goths, and Pink for chest issues?  Had I listened to my 5-year-old daughter in 1970 who wanted […]

Bogus Braces – Let the buyer beware

“There will always be those who make something cheap and sell it cheaper.” As I celebrate my 50th year of constant continuing education in my much loved profession of orthodontics, spending uncountable hours reading every orthodontic text book and journal, 23 years of teaching orthodontics at UF Dental Clinic, years of  sharing the complexities of dentistry with […]

Unintended Consequences part 2 – Invisalign & Oral Hygiene

Invisalign – Unintended Consequences Part 1 of 2