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By Doctor Smiles Orthodontics on 3/15/2016 4:45 PM

St. Patrick’s Day started out as a religious feast day to honor the patron saint of Ireland and has become an international festival celebrating Irish culture with parades, parties, and lots of green festive food! We want you and your family to enjoy this holiday in all its green splendor, but as your Tucson orthodontist, we want to help you take care of your braces and teeth first and foremost. You’ll make others green with envy with your straight smile! Here are some recipes that will let you in on the St. Paddy’s Day fun without harming your braces.

By Doctor Smiles Orthodontics on 2/11/2016 10:58 AM
Valentine's Day is almost here, and we know that means many of our patients are getting ready to spend a wonderful day celebrating the love they share with their special someone. We love this holiday, as it's a great reminder not to take the loved ones in your life for granted - but unfortunately, it's often celebrated with hard, sticky, and sugary sweets. The caramels and lollipops we love to indulge in this time of year can wreak havoc on braces - so here are a couple of Valentine's recipes that won't break your braces.
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!

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