Orthodontists on the River Blog

News: Dr McMinn Invited to Honor Dental Society

We are very proud of Dr McMinn being invited to join an exclusive International Honor Dental society. This invitation is made to only the top 3% of the nation’s dentists and specialist practitioners who have notably contributed to the advancement of the dental profession (in clinical practice, research, education, public service, literature, journalism and service to the profession). Congratulations Dr McMinn, thank you for providing braces to our Keswick and Uxbridge communities. Read More

Out Of This World!!

Space Age Wires in Your Mouth!!!! Did you know that some of the arches wires used to straighten your teeth are made of a special metal called Nickel Titanium? This special metal was developed by NASA’s Glenn Research Center and is used for ball bearing within the rocket ships. The metal is “super-elastic, rust and corrosive free, super strong, and non-magnetic (NASA, n.d.).” Orthodontists use this special NITI wire to help fix rotated teeth because of its ‘super-elastic’ property.  This type of wire revolutionized the style of braces (or bracket) on the tooth… instead of the orthodontist having to place Read More

December Contest!

We are having a new contest!! click to enter… http://orthodontistsontheriver.com/orthodontists-on-the-river-contest/ Read More

Who Cares? Orthodontists on the River Care!!

Who Cares?? Orthodontists on the River care!!!!! We are donating an orthodontic treatment – value $5500 Bidding starts Sunday November 29, 2015 from 12-6pm… Calling all Keswick, Sutton, Georgina residents… don’t miss out on this fabulous opportunity to bid on Braces or Invisalign treatment!!   http://georginacares.ca/auction/bidding/ Read More

What is Invisalign??

WHAT IS INVISALIGN? Having straight teeth has many advantages… great smile (esthetics), healthier gums and easier cleanings, and less alveolar bone stress. For patients who want to straighten their teeth but are scared off by the thought of classic braces,  there are now very good alternatives such as the very modern all-ceramic braces.  For those patients who are good candidates,  a high-tech invention called Invisalign is the next evolution of treatment.  Invisalign®  is a method of straightening teeth using a series of clear, almost invisible, removable aligners. Invisalign combines the doctor’s clinical treatment plan with proprietary 3-D, computer-generated software to make Read More