Curry Smiles Blog

Braces-Friendly Recipe: Soup’s On
01/25/2017
There’s a chill in the air and we at Curry Orthodontics know that our patients in Plano TX need ideas for delicious and nutritious braces-friendly comfort foods. Soups are one of our favorite winter options and we have some great recipes that work for people in braces. Tortellini Soup is one of those delicious meals that is perfect to eat even right after you have had your braces adjusted. This soup is a hearty main dish that is easy to make. Try it and let us know what you think!
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Preparing Your Child For The Orthodontist
01/13/2017
At Curry Orthodontics, we have years of experience providing excellent orthodontic care to children of all ages living in Plano and the surrounding areas. Our team has the skills and knowledge to make every visit to our Plano office a pleasant experience for all involved. If you’ve scheduled your child’s first visit with us, chances are they’ll have many questions like “What will it feel like to wear braces?”, “How will I look with braces?” and “What will my friends think?”. Below are a few tips which can help prepare your child for his or her first orthodontic appointment at Curry Orthodontics.
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16th Annual Holiday Outreach
11/16/2016
It’s a tradition here at Curry Orthodontics to reach out during the holiday season! For more than 16 years, our team and patient families have collected books, stuffed stockings, and provided baby items for children and their families at Parkland Hospital, Children’s Medical Center, Plano Presbyterian Hospital, and the Children’s Advocacy Center of Plano. This year we are filling manna bags for the Stewpot Ministry in Dallas.
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National Orthodontic Health Month
10/13/2016
October is here, and there are plenty of reasons to love this month. Between the deluge of sweets, the ghouls and ghosts, and the legendary pumpkin spice latte, October is the first month that truly feels like fall, and that makes it one of our favorites out of the year. But there's another reason to love October you may not have heard yet: October is National Orthodontic Health Month! This makes it the perfect occasion to learn more about the importance of orthodontic treatment, and if you're thinking of pursuing treatment for yourself, there's never been a better time.
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Festivals and Fall Happenings in the Plano, TX area
09/26/2016
Looking for family-friendly activities in the Plano, TX area this fall? Check out our blog with our top 3 favorite fall activities. Enjoy!
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Back To School With Braces
08/29/2016
When you’re looking for an orthodontist in Plano, TX, Curry Orthodontics is glad to provide for all of your orthodontic needs. While we take pride in our high-quality orthodontic treatments, we’re just as proud of our dedication to patient care. We realize that many of our patients are getting prepared to go to school with braces for the first time so we want to take this opportunity to give out a few tips to make the transition into the school year much simpler.
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Permanent Retainers for a Smile That Lasts!
08/02/2016
When many people in and around the Plano, TX area think of retainers, they may remember when retainers were removable pink acrylic appliances that fit in the roof of the mouth with a wire in front of the teeth.
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Braces-Friendly Recipes for Summer
07/05/2016
Curry Orthodontics is proud to be your choice when you’re looking for an orthodontist in the Plano, TX area. We understand that changes have to be made when people are first fitted for braces, including the foods they eat. There are some foods that cause problems for braces, namely hard foods and sticky foods. But just because you have to watch what you eat when you have braces doesn’t mean that you can’t still enjoy delicious foods. There are still plenty of foods that are perfectly suitable for a person wearing braces – and many of them are just as yummy! For your convenience, here are a couple of recipes we believe you’ll enjoy.
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Why Choose Invisalign
05/25/2016
At Curry Orthodontics we offer different treatment options to our patients because every person has different needs and each smile is unique. We use only the most effective treatment methods because we want to give each patient a beautiful smile that will last a lifetime.
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Do Braces Hurt?
05/04/2016
Curry Orthodontics is proud to be your choice when it comes to braces and other orthodontic treatments in Plano, TX. We make it our aim to provide all our patients with the highest quality of orthodontic care, not just during the procedure, but at all other times as well. This means that we always make sure our patients are aware and informed about their dental and orthodontic health, the treatments they may need, and their procedure.
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Does My Child Need a Palatal Expander?
03/22/2016
Children in and around Plano, TX are having orthodontic treatment at earlier ages. In fact, the American Association of Orthodontists recommends that your child have an orthodontic screening by age 7. This initial visit, including digital photos and a panoramic x-ray, is complimentary and will give you important information about your child’s present and future orthodontic needs.
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Cost Of Braces
03/02/2016
The team at Curry Orthodontics understands that when people in Plano, TX and surrounding areas are looking for an orthodontist, one of the first questions they ask themselves is “Can I afford this?” At Curry Orthodontics, we strive to make orthodontic treatment affordable so people needing braces don't have to think twice about investing in their smiles.
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Braces-Friendly Comfort Food: Soup’s On
01/27/2016
We at Curry Orthodontics know that our patients in Plano TX need good options for delicious and nutritious recipes that work for people in braces. And it is important to have some ideas for meals that are easy to eat right after you have had your braces adjusted! We think soups work well (especially when it’s cold outside) and this recipe is a hearty main dish that is easy and home-style. Try it and let us know what you think!
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Protecting Your Teeth While Wearing Braces
01/05/2016
Now that your Plano, TX orthodontist has placed braces on your teeth, it's very important to protect your teeth for the duration of your orthodontic treatment. Read our 4 quick & easy tips to help you protect your teeth while wearing braces.
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Why Choose An Orthodontist?
12/01/2015
People in the Plano, TX area want the best for themselves and their children and know that a beautiful smile benefits a person of any age. Choosing the right person to straighten your teeth can be confusing. Many may not understand the difference between choosing a general dentist and an orthodontic specialist for braces. The most important thing when choosing someone to straighten your teeth and give you that beautiful smile is to choose an orthodontist; a specialist who has had 2-3 years of advanced training after dental school in an approved orthodontic residency.
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Damon Braces Offer a Great Treatment Alternative
11/17/2015
When many patients think of braces, they assume that all braces are essentially the same or at least similar in design and function. However, Damon braces are different than traditional braces, and we at Curry Orthodontics want patients seeking a Plano orthodontist to know that alternative alignment treatments are available, and that Damon braces might be the right fit for you.
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Our 15th Annual "Help Make a Difference to a Child" Drive
11/04/2015
It’s a Curry Orthodontics tradition! For over 15 years, Curry Orthodontics and our patient families have been collecting books, stuffing stockings, filling manna bags, and providing baby items for children and their families. We have worked with Parkland Hospital, Children’s Medical Center, Plano Presbyterian Hospital, the Children’s Advocacy Center of Plano, and the Stewpot in Dallas to reach out during the holiday season.
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What's Up For Halloween In Plano, TX?
10/21/2015
Traditionally, children dress up and go trick or treating on Halloween night. Although this is still very popular, in recent years, many have celebrated Halloween in other ways. We at Curry Orthodontics have some ideas for celebrating in Plano and we hope you have a fun, safe Halloween and that you are careful to eat the treats that won’t play tricks on your braces!
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Does My Child Need Early Orthodontic Treatment?
09/24/2015
In Plano, as well as many other cities in the country, children seem to be wearing braces or having some type of orthodontic treatment at younger ages. Braces and orthodontic treatment that were previously associated primarily with adolescents and adults have become common in younger children as well. How does an orthodontist determine if early orthodontic treatment is necessary or beneficial?
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Bye-Bye Braces!
09/02/2015
A straight, beautiful smile comes with many advantages, such as improved self-confidence and better oral hygiene. That’s why wearing braces is almost like a rite of passage for many adolescents. It’s common to see teens walking around with a mouthful of metal. Not everyone, however, has the opportunity to straighten their teeth in their youth.
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Summer Sizzles With Susan's Salsa
08/10/2015
It’s blazing hot here in Plano, Texas and we at Curry Orthodontics have a delicious salsa recipe that's sure to put a smile on your face. It can be used on anything Tex-Mex, on chips, on scrambled eggs, on rice or mixed with avocado to make guacamole. Best of all, it's braces-friendly, too!
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Welcome to The Curry Orthodontics Blog!
07/10/2015
Greetings and welcome to our blog! We love face time with our patients, but sometimes there’s simply more information to be communicated than can fit into an in-person appointment. Here, we hope to share helpful posts that discuss groundbreaking orthodontics practices, tips, and other useful information you can use at home.
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