Vote For Our “Flat Doc” Finalists!

Flat Docs at Mary Kay Becher DDS PA Orthodontist in Austin TX

What a summer Flat Doc Dr. Becher and Flat Doc Dr. Rangwala have had! We’ve chosen the top ten submissions for our “Flat Doc” Photo Contest and it’s up to you to determine the winner!

Click here to review the finalists and pick your favorite. Your family and friends are welcomed to vote, too! Voting ends on September 6th at 12 Noon Central, with the winner declared on September 7th!

The winner gets a Holy Stone F181 RC Quadcopter Drone with HD Camera!

Dr. Becher and Dr. Rangwala have had a blast “joining” you and your families on your summer vacations! We hope you enjoy the remainder of the summer season!

Buck Teeth – See Your Orthodontist

Buck Teeth Austin TXBuck teeth, also known as a malocclusion or severe overbite, is much more common than we think. In many cases, buck teeth are a hereditary condition. But, it can also be worsened by prolonged thumb sucking, bottle feeding or the overuse of a pacifier. Throughout history, they have been the cause of bullying and embarrassment. Studies have shown that the most common cause of bullying is a person’s smile.Read more on Buck Teeth – See Your Orthodontist…

Smile – A Simple Way To Improve Almost Everything

Smile Austin TXA simple smile holds the key to many wonderful secrets. When you flash a those wonderfully beautiful pearly whites, you are sending a message not only to the world but subconsciously to yourself. You are telling the world that you are happy and confident but also telling yourself. We all smile when we are happy but did you know smiling can actually make you happy. It has been scientifically proven that it can literally change the world around you and change the way you feel. A smile is truly contagious.Read more on Smile – A Simple Way To Improve Almost Everything…

Sunburn Is A Bad Idea

Sunburn Austin TXThe Team at the orthodontic office of Mary Kay Becher DDS PA, knows that regardless of the many health warnings about skin damage from the sun, many still subject themselves to the burning rays of the sun for extended periods of time. More than one-third of adults and 70% of children have admitted to getting sunburn at least once or twice in the past 12 months according to the CDC.

What Causes Sunburn

You already know the simple explanation behind sunburn. When your skin is exposed to the sun for a period of time, eventually it burns, turning red and irritated.
Under the skin, things get a little more complicated. The sun gives off three wavelengths of ultraviolet light:
• UVA
• UVB
• UVCRead more on Sunburn Is A Bad Idea…