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By Doctor Smiles Orthodontics on 1/6/2016 12:21 PM
Woman with Clear Braces2016 is here, and all around us, people are making resolutions to improve on - from picking up the yard more often to learning a new language, we're always inspired to see the boost of motivation for change that the New Year brings. But there's one resolution that we think should get more attention than it does - starting the year with a straighter smile. It's an investment in your best asset, your smile, and if you take good care of it, it'll last you the rest of your life. What more could you ask for?
By Doctor Smiles Orthodontics on 12/28/2015 6:33 PM
At Doctor Smiles Orthodontics, it's our mission to help you achieve a beautiful, healthy smile. Normally, that's a pretty straightforward process - we're experts in orthodontics, so correcting even significant malocclusions is no issue for us. Sometimes, though, things can get serious. Though orthodontic emergencies are rare, this blog will give you some steps you can take if you encounter an emergency.
By Doctor Smiles Orthodontics on 12/23/2015 6:24 PM
The holidays are here, and we know many of our patients are getting ready for some well-deserved rest and relaxation with friends and family. But while the holidays are a wonderful time to decompress, many of the foods we love to enjoy this time of year - the sugary pies, sticky taffies, and hard candy canes - pose a serious threat to braces. That's why for this blog, we want to give you some of our favorite braces-friendly holiday recipes so you can enjoy some seasonal cuisine without fear of harming your braces!
By Doctor Smiles Orthodontics on 11/23/2015 10:30 AM

While most celebrities have straight and beautiful smiles, some of them were not born with those picture perfect teeth! In fact, many celebrities received orthodontic treatment in the form of braces or Invisalign. Most of these celebrities received their treatment at a younger age, as is often the case. Here is a list of five well-known celebrities that once had braces or Invisalign!

By Doctor Smiles Orthodontics on 9/3/2015 1:37 AM

With Tucson being one of the sunniest cities in the United states, experiencing 350+ days of sunshine a year, it would be a shame if you didn’t indulge in the different activities that are hosted throughout the city. Regardless of the “dry heat” that us Arizonians are used to, there are many things you and your family can do together that are indoor and outdoor. Check out the different events and activities our orthodontic team at Doctor Smiles Orthodontics in Tucson found for you and your family to look forward to this fall.

By Doctor Smiles Orthodontics on 7/2/2015 4:48 PM
This 4th of July there are plenty of fun, festive foods to eat that’ll keep your braces, and your stomach, happy. Check out our recommended recipes below and get inspired. Whether you’re searching for a patriotic appetizer, entrée, drink, or dessert, Doctor Smiles Orthodontics has got you covered!
By Doctor Smiles Orthodontics on 6/30/2015 12:03 AM

Doctor Marisela Bedoya and her team are committed to not only offering outstanding orthodontic care to the families of Tucson, but also giving back to the community we love so dearly. We strive to seek out opportunities in Tucson where our team can sponsor, donate, or volunteer to make a difference in the lives of others. We truly believe that helping our community is the most rewarding aspect of our careers.

By Doctor Smiles Orthodontics on 4/21/2015 12:06 AM

As Tucson residents, we know the city is full of delicious places to eat. But not all the restaurants offer braces-friendly options! Foods that are too sticky, crunchy, hard, or chewy, can either get too stuck in your wires or cause your brackets to break. Well, luckily for you Doctor Smiles Orthodontics has put together a list of a few of our favorite Tucson restaurants with meals that work with braces. Read more about them below and enjoy!

By Doctor Smiles Orthodontics on 2/10/2015 11:43 AM
At Doctor Smiles Orthodontics, we want to make sure our patients have all the information they need to make informed choices about their orthodontic treatment. So for today's blog, we're going to take a look at one of the biggest buzzwords in orthodontics - Invisalign. We'll tell you all you need to know about this exciting alternative to braces, and we've got an easy-to-understand infographic to help us do it.
By Doctor Smiles Orthodontics on 1/7/2015 3:04 AM

Introducing Our Newest Technology – The iTero Scanner

In our ongoing quest to offer our patients the very best service and latest available technology, our Tucson orthodontist, Dr. Bedoya and her staff are pleased to announce that beginning in January 2015, we will be using the revolutionary iTero Scanner. This remarkable, advanced technology completely negates the need for messy impressions when being fitted for braces and aligners.

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