Dr. Meharg Attends 115th Annual AAO Meeting

Dr. Meharg is currently attending the 115th Annual Session of the American Association of Orthodontics being held in San Francisco, California.  Here are some of the topics Dr. Meharg will be covering: Accelerated Orthodontic Treatment with AcceleDent Early Treatment – Is it Effective? Clear Aligner Therapy:  The Future of Orthodontics? Stability of Class III Treatment Read More

The Benefits of Invisalign and Invisalign Teen

Invisalign treatment provides a more pleasurable orthodontic experience. The aligners used to move the teeth are removable, comfortable to wear, and virtually invisible. Invisalign and Invisalign Teen offer advantages over traditional braces to include less frequent appointments at our office, no oral hygiene issues, the ability to enjoy all your favorite foods without restrictions, and Read More

Back Pack Contest in Full Swing at FSO

As we enter August and the “dog days of summer” we are continuing with Skippy’s Ice Cream Cart in appreciation for all of our patients!  And our annual summer long “Back Pack Contest” will be winding down at the end of the month, with backpacks ready to be donated to a local school before the Read More

Franklin Square Orthodontics now offers “AcceleDent Aura” for Faster Tooth Movement

At the recent American Association of Orthodontists Annual Session, one of the current topics of conversation was faster tooth movement. The last 25 years have produced some dramatic improvements in orthodontic treatment. Included in this list would be improved bonding cements, ceramic brackets, self-ligating brackets, super elastic arch wires and Invisalign (to name a few Read More

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 Read More

New Faces at Franklin Square Orthodontics

This month we welcome Larmi Hoyt-Weakley back to Franklin Square Orthodontics.  Larmi had previously worked for us for nearly 5 years before moving away from Syracuse in the Fall of 2006.  She and her family are back and we are happy to have her with us again.  Larmi is a New York State certified dental Read More

What is an Orthodontist?

There are three steps in an orthodontist’s education: college, dental school, and orthodontic residency program. It takes approximately 10 or more years of education after high school to become an orthodontist. After completing college requirements, the prospective orthodontist attends dental school. Upon graduation, he or she must be accepted as a student in an accredited Read More