Is the Pandemic Hurting Your Teeth?

We are a nation of strong people… pull yourself up by your bootstraps, stiff upper lip kinds of people. However, this last year of the Covid-19 pandemic has taken its toll. We are all aware of the symptoms of Covid and vigilantly monitor ourselves for them. We know...

Do You Know the Best Time for Brushing Your Teeth?

December 16, 2020   Brushing your teeth in the morning and at night is ideal, but let’s face it… sometimes that just doesn’t happen. If you brushed only once a day, which would be better: in the morning or before bed? Think about all the things you eat and drink...

Grace

October 11, 2020   Schedule Your Appointment We as Americans are a nation of strong people… pull yourself up by your bootstraps, stiff upper lip kinds of Top Mckinney Orthodontics people. At least that is what we always thought, right? However, the COVID-19...

Uv Light… Did You Know?

August 13, 2020   Have you ever been to the dentist or orthodontist and the dental tech shined a purple light in your mouth? What in the world are they doing? They’re probably curing (or “drying”) a sealant to bond something to your teeth. The fancier way to say...

We Care About You & Your Smile/ Pandemic Protocol

At Smiles Hollywood Orthodontics, your smile is very important but equally important to us is your health! We care deeply about our patients and our staff, therefore we are always on the lookout for updated information in regards to Covid-19 protocols. Below are all...

Coronavirus Precautions Update From Dr. Crise

March 16, 2020   Smiles Hollywood Families: Our office will be implementing new precautions to help combat the spread of germs in our office. While our office is being cleaned and disinfected diligently, we are also trying to keep the amount of people in our...

Vitamin D for the Flu?

Vitamin D for the Flu?   Did you know Top Mckinney Orthodontics studies have found that taking Vitamin D is more effective in preventing the flu than the flu vaccine?! It’s true. Upping your Vitamin D intake can help keep the flu away. “Acute respiratory...

Do It Yourself Orthodontic Aligners

January 16, 2020     Most fads won’t hurt you – bell bottom pants, avocado toast, the water bottle flip challenge – but using Do It Yourself (DIY) orthodontic aligner treatment just might. Many people have heard about DIY orthodontic aligners and how easy it...

E-Cigs…. Not a “Safe Alternative” to Smoking

July 24, 2019     Dr. Stephanie Crise and Dr. Jessica Downs of Smiles Hollywood Orthodontics, the top McKinney orthodontics providers around, are not only committed to the health of their patient’s teeth that they straighten with all types of braces, but...

Phase One Orthodontics for Kids

June 24, 2019     There is no doubt that regrets in life are hard to take. But when that regret involves your child, it’s doubly hard. Dr. Stephanie Crise has watched this scenario play out more than once in her career and clearly remembers the one with a...