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

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

October Is National Orthodontic Health Month

October is National Orthodontic Health Month, a time when members of the American Association of Orthodontists provide the public with information about the importance of Orthodontics. This is very timely because October is one of the busiest months for orthodontists primarily because patients indulge themselves in treats that they should not be eating with braces. Read More