Orthodontists on the River Blog

Stilettos & Sneakers by the Town of Georgina

Orthodontists On The River will be at Stilettos & Sneakers! Community Event Sep 26, 2015 – 10:00am to 03:00pm Check out vendors, demonstrations, and activities for women of all ages! RAFFLE – For those who attend click on our contest tab and fill out an entry with your raffle code.  Visit our table to pick up your raffle code!! http://stilettosandsneakersgeorgina.com/   Read More

Getting to know Dr. McMinn – An Interview

The following are questions Dr. McMinn was asked by an orthodontic interviewer: “GETTING TO KNOW YOU”: What are you most passionate about professionally? What most excites you about your work? I enjoy meeting and exceeding patient expectations in creating a beautiful smile. I love witnessing the joy a patient achieves at the completion of their active orthodontics… that moment when my patient looks in the mirror after their braces are removed!   What do you love about working with your patients? I enjoy seeing the personal development of my patients during the course of treatment. Often a patient will be Read More

Now Hiring! Treatment Coordinator

We Are Expanding Our Team!!  Are you enthusiastic, motivated by excellence, love to interact with people?  We may be looking for you! The ideal candidate will have a dental background (PDA preferred), can work 3-4 days per week, good rapport with children and adults, and some front desk experience.  You are organized, prompt, flexible, and self-motivated.  An understanding of orthodontics, Invisalign and braces is desired. We have offices in Keswick and Uxbridge. Please email your resume to Dr. McMinn at Dr_JGM@Hotmail.com  (You may also inquire through our web page – please include your information/experience) Read More

Family Day Activities

When not in our Keswick office actively tying on colour elastics on the fabulous Clarity Advanced clear braces, or fitting a patient with their new Invisalign aligners, our staff are out and about with family in tow enjoying all that Georgina has to offer.  Some great outdoor activities for Family Day include grabbing your toboggan and heading for the hills! Many thanks to Child’s Life site for a listing of local hills.  Some great suggestions are: Hy Hope Farm Hy-Hope Farm is open year round for famiy entertainment. Throughout the winter months they offer tobogganing when the weather permits. There are a Read More

Valentine treats that won’t hurt your braces!!

At Orthodontists On The River, we LOVE Valentines Day!  From the chocolates, cookies, and flowers, we love it all.  However, when it comes to hard candies we wish that all our braces patients avoid these little bracket-breakers!  Here are some braces-friendly valentine treats that are ok with your orthodontist! NO-BAKE BROWNIE BITES This fast, easy-to-make recipe is courtesy of Todays Parent and is a big favourite of your orthodontist Dr. McMinn here at Orthodontists On The River.  This recipe is fun to make with your children.  To ensure these treats are brace-friendly ensure that you finely grind the pecans and almonds!  Start Read More