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Blue Santa 2017 Christmas Gift Collection

Mary Kay Becher DDS, PA and her team would like to say a huge “Thank You!” to our patients and their families for their generous donations to the Blue Santa toy drive this holiday season. We are so lucky to know such kind and giving people! Thank you for making our toy drive a success. Take a look at the photos below to see the collected toys and our “elves” in action sorting and wrapping the donated gifts.

And a big “Congratulations” to the winner of our Great Camping Gear Giveaway, pictured below with Dr. Becher.

That’s not all – our next contest is going on NOW! Check out our contest page for more details and to participate in our Pet Photo Contest. You could win a  Furbo Dog Camera!

How To Floss Like A Pro!

Using floss is one of the most important steps you can take to maintain good dental health. It is the process of cleaning between your teeth to remove debris and food from areas a toothbrush cannot normally reach and an important part of your daily routine to keep your pearly whites sparkling and healthy.

When wearing braces, it is even more important to floss regularly since food collects and sticks more easily around the brackets and wires. At the Orthodontic office of Mary Kay Becher DDS PA it is critical for our patients to know that when they do not floss, the result is a breeding ground for all sorts of bacteria that can cause damage to the enamel of your teeth, around the braces, and can cause puffiness and bleeding of gum tissue. Even if you are wearing Invisalign aligners that are removable when eating, it is still important to floss on a daily basis to maintain good oral hygiene.

What is most important is to make sure that you floss correctly and clean your teeth thoroughly. Watch this video on how to floss and the proper care of your teeth while wearing braces.

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8 Reasons to Smile in 2018

Smile in 2018. Austin TX“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

Depending on what stage you are in of orthodontic treatment, smiling may be the last thing you want to do. Whether you’re just starting with braces or Invisalign or near the very end, your confidence may have taken a tumble. With a new year comes a new mindset and we’ve got 8 reasons to expose your beautiful smile to the world in 2018:

1. Smiles are contagious. Studies have shown that people have a difficult time frowning when someone else is smiling at them. In fact, they couldn’t help but smile themselves. Make a habit throughout the year to compliment the people you meet with a smile and watch them pay it forward.Read more on 8 Reasons to Smile in 2018…

Stocking Stuffer Ideas That Are Braces Friendly In Austin TX

Stocking Stuffer Ideas Austin TXHappy Holidays to all! This is the time of year where giving means more than receiving. To see the joy on a loved one’s face as they look in their stocking or open a present is truly what giving is about. The Team at the orthodontic office of Mary Kay Becher DDS PA would like to share some stocking stuffer ideas for your consideration. All of these suggestions apply to patients of different ages whether or not they are wearing braces or Invisalign.

Stocking Stuffer Ideas

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