Accelerate Your Orthodontic Treatment Time With the Propel® Excellerator™ or VPro5™

Orthodontic treatment can make a huge difference for both the health and appearance of your smile. However, some people, particularly adults, are hesitant about receiving orthodontic treatment because of the time involved. If you are concerned about the time required for orthodontics, Dr. Andolino may recommend speed straightening with the... Read more »

Oral Cancer Awareness Month: April 2018

As April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Andolino and our team would like to educate you on the signs and risks of oral cancer, as well as encourage you to visit your regular dentist for an oral cancer screening. Our orthodontist and team stress the importance of caring for... Read more »

Seasonal Affective Disorder & How It Can Affect Your Smile

Do you often feel sad during the cold months? Do you have a lack of energy during long periods of cloudy or rainy days? You may be suffering from seasonal affective disorder. What Is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)? Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression that is directly affected... Read more »

TMD Prevention & Treatment

What Is the TMJ? The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the joint where the upper and lower jaws connect, just in front of the ears. The TMJs can move from side to side and backwards and forwards. The range of movement of this joint makes it one of the most complex... Read more »

Living With Lingual Braces

If you’re reading our blog, chances are that you or someone you love needs braces. As an adult with impending orthodontic treatment, you may be hesitant about having braces placed. Braces can mar the appearance of your smile, thus having a negative effect on your social life. Having visible metal... Read more »

Care for Your Heart by Taking Care of Your Teeth

Our orthodontist and team understand that taking care of your mouth is integral in caring for your body. Did you know that there is a connection between your oral health and the health of your heart? Some cardiovascular diseases can affect your dental health, and vice versa. The Connection Between... Read more »

Adequate Sleep: A Key to Good Health

For many, January is a month of setting goals. For some, this means deciding to lead a healthier lifestyle. Usually these goals involve what you eat and how much you exercise--but did you think about your sleep health? At Andolino Orthodontics, we know that getting adequate sleep can help not... Read more »

New Year, New You: Invisalign® Teen

A new year is here, and you’ve resolved to get a straighter smile. Now all that’s left is to figure out which way you want to do that. Andolino Orthodontics is here to help. You have enough to worry about, with sports, music rehearsals, dances, and Snapchat stories. Why add... Read more »

Living Well in 2018

The year 2017 is coming to an end, and 2018 is swiftly approaching. With the new calendar year often comes New Year’s Resolutions. As you ponder what your goals will be this year, consider some advice from your friends at Andolino Orthodontics. S.M.A.R.T. Goals When you set your goals, make... Read more »

Holiday Treats With Braces: Eat This, Not That

Eating well is important. We have outlined some of the basics of good nutrition in our previous blog post--but what about the holidays? Does this mean you need to avoid all the goodies the holidays have to offer? At Andolino Orthodontics, we work hard, but we know how to play,... Read more »