wearing braces Katy Perry Papandreas Orthodontics wants you to know that braces aren’t just for kids. Even celebrities enjoy the benefits that orthodontic treatment can offer and embrace traditional braces rather than invisible braces to correct their problems. Not every patient is a candidate for Invisalign or braces behind the teeth. Below are a few recognizable names who have chosen show off their treatment, even though they are in the spotlight.

Katy Perry – recording artist and pop idol Katy Perry chose metal braces and smiles proudly during photo shoots and performances.Read more on Celebrities Embrace Wearing Braces…

Papandreas Orthodontics N Royalton OH Earth DayDr. Sam Papandreas and team at Papandreas Orthodontics will be joining the world in acknowledging Earth Day on April 22nd as a way to demonstrate our support for environmental protections.

Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970 among two thousand colleges and universities, approximately 10.000 primary and secondary schools, and hundreds of communities across the US. Twenty million Americans ventured outside for peaceful demonstrations in favor of environmental reform. Today, this event is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network and celebrated in more than 192 countries each year.Read more on Celebrate Earth Day with Papandreas Orthodontics…

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The ADA CERP Committee has again recognized OAIDT for its advanced level of quality CE, the only study club of its kind in northeast Ohio to achieve this distinction.  The renewal process is lengthy but the result reflects the membership’s commitment to Success Through Sharing.  Dr. Papandreas founded the study group a decade ago to foster improved care for all patients in northeast Ohio.  Since its inception the organization has provided thousands of hours of continuing education to both dentists but their staff.  During a recent interview regarding OAIDT Dr. Papandreas noted, “the average study group across the U.S.A. barely survives 2 years, the continued strength of our club after a decade of service to our professional community is a testament to our commitment to the best care possible for our patients.’

Take a look at the ADA CERP mission and find the Ohio Academy of Interdisciplinary Dentofacial Therapy on their national provider list!

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Preventing OrthodonticsMost parents today are well informed when it comes to stopping adverse habits that effects tooth and jaw development in infants and toddlers. Prolonged thumb sucking, pacifiers, and use of bottles past the age of three are reported to cause problems with teeth and impact early jaw development.

However, did you know that poor bites and abnormal jaw growth is mostly hereditary and not caused by habits? Even if you stop bad habits before the age of three or breast feed your child, it is likely they still may develop a malocclusion requiring orthodontic treatment.Read more on Preventing Braces in North Royalton OH – Fact or Fiction…