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Franklin Square Orthodontics is Excited about “SmartTrack” for Invisalign

Align Technology has recently introduced a new aligner material which is called “SmartTrack”.  This new material promises to provide a more constant force and more consistent control during Invisalign orthodontic treatment.  Since the “SmartTrack” material is highly elastic, it will deliver a more gentle and consistent force to improve control of tooth movements and to improve patient comfort during Invisalign treatment.  Dr. Meharg has been very impressed with the new material and looks forward to providing this exciting new technology for our adult and teen patients who are interested in Invisalign.

About Dr. Meharg:

Dr. Meharg is a Board-Certified Orthodontist who has been practicing for more than 20 years. He has submitted over 200 cases of Invisalign and has earned Premier Preferred Provider status with Align Technology. To schedule a FREE consultation please call 315-471-6790.

Franklin Square Orthodontics is now using the iOC Intraoral Scanner

Dr. Meharg and the team at Franklin Square Orthodontics are committed to providing our patients with high-quality treatment.  With this commitment to state-of-the-art patient care in mind, we have recently introduced the iOC Intraoral Scanner to our practice.

An accurate impression of the teeth is the foundation of the study models required for successful treatment planning and patient care.  The iOC digital scanner will help improve the efficiency of our practice by providing highly accurate, efficient, and comfortable dental impressions without the goop, gagging, and discomfort of conventional impressions.

The iOC Intraoral Scanner precisely captures the contours of the teeth and gum tissues, providing us with a digital record that eliminates the inaccuracies of conventional impressions. It allows patients to breathe and swallow naturally during image capture and creates a less anxious impression experience.

AboutDr. Meharg:

Dr. Meharg is a Board-Certified Orthodontist who has been practicing for more than 20 years. He has submitted over 170 cases of Invisalign and has earned Premier Preferred Provider status with Align Technology. To schedule a FREE consultation please call 315-471-6790.

Dr. Meharg Attends Invisalign Summit November 15-19, 2012

Dr. Meharg at the Invisalign Summit

Dr. Meharg recently returned from an incredible experience at the 2012 Orthodontist Invisalign Summit held from November 15 through November 19.  This event, held once every 2 years, is an opportunity for doctors to learn more about the use of Invisalign as well as to collaborate with other orthodontic colleagues from around North America.

 

The theme of this year’s summit was Next Generation Now to promote the introduction of a new aligner material in 2013.  The new material will be slightly more flexible and at the same time produce a more long acting effect than the material currently used.

 

The keynote speaker was Jeffrey Norris Ph.D., a world famous scientist who manages a team at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California.  He spoke about the similarities in the development of the Invisalign technology and software with the evolution of the space program and the importance of teamwork in the process.

 

Dr. Meharg came away with a better understanding of the commitment of Align Technology to improving the process and the product and he looks forward to continuing to offer this exciting alternative to conventional braces.

About Dr. Meharg:

Dr. Meharg is a Board-Certified Orthodontist who has been practicing for more than 20 years. He has submitted over 170 cases of Invisalign and has earned Premier Preferred Provider status with Align Technology. To schedule a FREE consultation please call 315-471-6790.

Dental Health and Invisalign Treatment at Franklin Square Orthodontics

Did you know that October is National Orthodontic Health Month?  During this month, the American Association of Orthodontists informs the public of the benefits of Orthodontic treatment, and stresses the role of Orthodontics in providing straight teeth and a healthy smile.  Did you also know it is National Dental Hygiene Month?  Through this program the American Dental Hygienists’ Association promotes increasing the public’s awareness about the importance of preventive services in maintaining optimal oral health.  With a new theme this year “Keep them healthy. Keep them clean.” dental hygienists encourage their patients to develop and continue a daily oral health routine.

 

In recognition of both Orthodontic Health Month and Dental Hygiene Month, Dr. Meharg will be providing complimentary consultations to answer your questions about Invisalign treatment.  If you have ever wondered if you are a candidate for Invisalign, call the office to make an appointment during the month of October.  In addition to having your questions answered, you will be able to take advantage of attractive financial incentives offered during this special event.

About Dr. Meharg:

Dr. Meharg is a Board-Certified Orthodontist who has been practicing for more than 20 years. He has submitted over 170 cases of Invisalign and has earned Premier Preferred Provider status with Align Technology. To schedule a FREE consultation please call 315-471-6790.