Be Smart in the Sun This Summer

Now that summertime is upon us, kids are spending more time outside, families are going to more outdoor outings and many are heading out on vacation. Join Mary Kay Becher DDS PA and the EWG (Environmental Working Group) in their efforts, along with dermatologists and sunscreen companies to educate the public when it comes to the Read More

Orthodontic Problems are linked to Bullying

Having “ugly” teeth may significantly contribute to the problem of bullying, according to a recent study published in the American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics. According to the study, teeth were the No. 1-targeted physical feature to increase a child’s chance of being bullied, followed by the child’s strength and weight.

Celebrate Earth Day with Mary Kay Becher DDS PA

Mary Kay Becher DDS PA and team at Mary Kay Becher DDS PA 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 Read More

Start the New Year with a New Smile

Losing weight, exercising, healthy diet, and reducing stress are some of the most common New Year’s resolutions that target health and well-being. While they are important, have you ever thought about improving your smile? While many patients undergo orthodontic treatment for cosmetic reasons, braces also correct tooth alignment, spacing, and your occlusion or bite for Read More

Experiencing The Holidays

At Mary Kay Becher DDS PA, we are midway into the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. When was the last time you stopped to simply experience and appreciate what your life has to offer and how much you take for granted on a regular basis?

The Perfect Holiday Gift

The American Association of Orthodontics commissioned Wakefield Research to conduct a study on how teeth impact your life. In a nutshell, the study showed that more than one third of American adults are unhappy with their smile. It revealed that 36% of adults believe they would have a better social life if they had nicer Read More

Celebrities’ Braces in the Spotlight

Dr. Mary Kay Becher  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 Read More

Is Your Sweet Tooth Worth It?

Sugar in our daily diet will always be an issue for dental and medical professionals, nutritionists, and parents. As long as sugar remains a large part of the American diet, we will continue to hear about all the negative effects sugar can have on the body. But the real question is… will we listen?

Get the Smile of a Lifetime

A healthy perfect smile is why many children and adults choose to undergo orthodontic treatment. Around friends and family, a less than attractive smile is not as noticeable. However, when meeting new people, making new friends, and in the workplace, your smile is more obvious to those who don’t know you.

Is Your Family Hydrated?

Did you know that water is one of the most important factors of our daily diet and makes up 60% of your body weight? At Mary Kay Becher DDS PA we understand that every organ in your body is dependent on water so it can flush out toxins and carry food to your body cells and Read More