Truman Orthodontics Blog

  • National Orthodontic Health Month

    28 Oct 2015 | 0 Comments

    October is National Orthodontic Health Month! Sponsored by the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), this event is a month-long celebration of orthodontics. Throughout this month orthodontists, dentists, and other health professionals will be spreading the word about orthodontics and reminding everyone how important a straight smile is for your health!

  • Back To School With Braces

    03 Sep 2015 | 0 Comments

    Now that summer is fading away, it's that time of the year once again when parents and their kids are starting to prepare for the start of the new school year. Las Vegas orthodontist, Dr. Mark Truman and his staff want to offer some advice for making your return to school with braces a pleasant and fun experience. Here are some tips to help you care for your braces while back at school.

  • Braces-Friendly Summer Snacks

    24 Jun 2015 | 0 Comments

    With summer just a few weeks away, it’s time to start thinking of all the yummy braces-friendly snacks you can make this summer! Dr. Truman cares about the well-being of your teeth and wants you to know you can still enjoy tasty foods even after getting your braces on! We’ve gathered three delicious and easy recipes that are soft enough to eat with your braces and taste good too! These tasty treats are sure to spice up your summer!

  • The Truman Orthodontics Selfie Challenge!!

    24 Jun 2015 | 0 Comments

    This month we are running a Facebook selfie challenge! In this contest, we are asking our patients to post a selfie to our Facebook page, share it with their friends, and gain likes. The photo that has the most likes by July 15th will WIN A PIZZA PARTY AT GRAVADY with 9 of their friends!!

  • April Is National Facial Protection Month

    23 Apr 2015 | 0 Comments

    This month, the nation’s top six dental and orthodontics associations have joined forces to remind everyone just how important protective gear is if you are engaging in sports this spring. When it comes to dental injuries, sport related activities account for an estimated 39% during the spring months! That’s a whole lot of trips to the dentist and orthodontist. A simple way to limit your risk of oral injury, especially while undergoing orthodontic treatment, is to always wear protective facial and mouth gear, such as a mouth guard, when engaging in organized or recreational sports.

  • It's National Children's Dental Health Month!

    20 Feb 2015 | 0 Comments

    It’s February, which means its National Children’s Dental Health Month. The American Dental Association works very hard to raise awareness and provide fun promotional ways to spread the importance of healthy oral care to your youngsters. Dental professionals, educators, and health care professionals gather together to put on programs that are fun and engaging for the whole family.

  • 3 Way To Maximize Your Orthodontic Treatment

    17 Dec 2014 | 0 Comments

    Orthodontics is a big investment both in terms of time and money. Whether you are wearing braces currently, or you will begin orthodontic treatment soon, it's important that you get the most out of your investment. Our Las Vegas and Summerlin, NV orthodontist, Dr. Mark Truman and his team want all our patients to get the best, most efficient treatment experience possible.

  • Braces-Friendly Holiday Recipes

    19 Nov 2014 | 0 Comments

    With the holiday season quickly approaching, there are friends to see, parties to attend, and lots of food to eat. With the abundance of treats to enjoy at this time of year, it can be difficult for those with braces to find yummy foods and snacks that will not cause damage to their wires and brackets. Luckily, there are some braces-friendly holiday recipes out there that can be an easy crowd-pleaser for everyone at the party, braces or not. Our Las Vegas orthodontist, Dr. Mark Truman, and our staff put together a few tasty holiday dishes that are soft, and easy to eat.

  • Braces-Friendly Halloween Recipes

    10 Oct 2014 | 0 Comments

    Halloween can be one of the most detrimental holidays for your teeth and braces. With endless amounts of candy available, it can be difficult to find foods to satisfy your sweet tooth without damaging your brackets and wires. As Halloween is just around the corner, our Las Vegas, NV orthodontist, Dr. Mark Truman, and the rest of our team want to share some of our favorite recipes for sweet alternatives to sticky, hard to chew candy, that are kid and braces friendly!