Syracuse Orthodontist Dr. Meharg on Halloween with Braces

October is National Orthodontic Health Month, a time when members of the American Association of Orthodontists provide the public with information about 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. Hard, sticky, chewy candies can damage braces and Read More

Syracuse Orthodontist Dr. Meharg – Is Invisalign For You?

Performance psychologist and author Jim Loehr once said, “With confidence, you can reach truly amazing heights; without confidence, even the simplest accomplishments are beyond your grasp.” With this in mind one of the best ways to show confidence is through your smile. Many people want to improve their smiles but worry about the cosmetic look Read More

Syracuse Orthodontist Michael Meharg on Sports with Braces

Just because a patient starts orthodontic treatment does not mean that he/she cannot participate in sports. However, wearing a mouth guard is an essential part of treatment while playing sports because mouth guards minimize sports related injuries to the jaw and mouth. According to the American Association of Orthodontics Injuries can happen at any age Read More

Syracuse Orthodontist Michael Meharg Starts Dental Blog

Have you ever wondered what actually happens behind the scenes at Franklin Square Orthodontics? This is your chance! Here you will find exciting news about the practice, new treatments being offered at FSO, upcoming events, contests, braces friendly recipes, and general information about what is actually going on in your mouth during orthodontic treatment. History Read More