5 Reasons Why Orthodontic Treatment is Not Just for Kids and Teens
Written by: Dr. David Sander Orthodontic treatment is not just for kids and teens. As orthodontists, we treat adults of all ages and it is never too late to invest in your smile. Mom and dad, we are talking to you!…
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The Tale of Wesley the Straight Toothed Dog
Last week doggie braces were #trending and this week people are searching the internet to improve the oral health of their beloved canines. Wesley, a 7 month-old golden retriever from Spring Lake, Michigan, has won…
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The 20 Steps to Brush Your Child’s Teeth
Written by: Dr. AnnaKate Tatum February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. While the focus is on children’s teeth, the burden of a child’s oral care falls on the parents. If you have a toddler or small chi…
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What Happens Between Early Treatment and Adult Dentition?
Written by: Dr. Natalia Hodge Find out when adult teeth usually erupt and why not everybody who has early treatment needs retainers. Last week Dr. Tatum discussed Early Orthodontic Treatment (Phase I). Today I am g…
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When Should My Child See An Orthodontist?
Written by: Dr. AnnaKate Tatum When should my child see an orthodontist? The answer may surprise you. I am an orthodontist and soon-to-be mother of 2.  At dance, gymnastics, preschool, I hear all the time, “My kid’…
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The Westrock Orthodontics Story
Our Story The story begins over 30 years ago in 1986 when Dr. Mark Dake started his first orthodontic practice in a little town in Southern Missouri called West Plains. Throughout his career, Dr. Dake’s f…
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