Let’s address a common question parents in Austin TX have when considering orthodontics for their children. “When is the best time to have my child evaluated by an orthodontist?” Before you begin researching…orthodontist Dr. Mary Kay Becher DDS PA would like to answer that question for you.
On Valentine’s Day 2015, loving your smile is incredibly easy. Orthodontic treatment is the perfect way to treat that special someone to the gift of a new smile. Or…treat yourself to that perfect smile you have always wanted. There is no way to measure the happiness derived from a healthy, stunning smile.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure When it comes to taking care of your teeth and long term dental health, a little knowledge goes a long way. The sooner you take care of orthodontic problems such as crowding, spacing, overjets, underbites, and crossbites… the better the chances of keeping your teeth Read More
The holiday season is upon us again. Where did the year go? At Mary Kay Becher D.D.S., P.A. Orthodontics we would like to share some stocking stuffer ideas to consider for patients of all ages wearing braces. Instead of candy and sweets that can bend wires and knock off brackets during holiday festivities, give something Read More
Thanksgiving is celebrated with feasts and football games and the start of the Christmas shopping season, Thanksgiving means roasted turkey, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, and green bean casserole with Campbells mushroom soup. No matter how you celebrate this momentous day, at Mary Kay Becher Orthodontics, we want you to know we are thankful for all Read More
How many times as a kid do you hear… “Did you brush your teeth? And even more so when you are wearing braces!” Hopefully, brushing and flossing your teeth is an ingrained daily habit no matter what your age for every member of the family. Unfortunately, a New Survey finds that 3 out of 4 Read More
We have all heard about the damage that sugar and certain “sticky” candies can do to teeth. Well, our Team at Mary Kay Becher DDS MS wants to remind all of our patients and future patients about the dangers one more time. We know #Halloween is supposed to be a fun time of year for kids Read More
Did you know that October really is National Orthodontic Health Month? Our Team at Mary Kay Becher Orthodontics wants you to join us in celebrating the power of a smile during October. Whether you are 12, 16 or 60…a perfect smile is one of your best assets. People everywhere appreciate a friendly smile so make Read More
If you are having a problem with your bones or muscles you trust an orthopedist. For a skin, hair, or nail condition you trust a dermatologist. A cardiologist specializes in heart issues or you consult with a neurologist for frequent headaches or back issues related to the nervous system. When straightening teeth and correcting jaw Read More
Are We Addicting Another Generation of Smokers With e-Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco? Years of educating kids on the risks of tobacco products are at risk on multiple fronts according to top medical groups in the US which include both smokeless tobacco and e-cigarettes. At Mary Kay Becher Orthodontics we are concerned that kids today have Read More
What sport do you think causes the most dental injuries with kids? If you guessed football… you are right. The ADA estimated that faceguards and mouth guards prevent approximately 200,000 injuries each year in high school and college football alone. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry states the children between the ages of 7-11 are Read More
Life as we know it at Mary Kay Becher DDS PA Orthodontics, both professionally in the delivery of orthodontic care and personally in our lives, is changing at the blink of an eye. It is both an exciting and intimidating age we live in and it amazes Dr. Mary Kay Becher, Dr. Tansmeen Ragwala and Read More