Sports Safety for Kids Mouths & Dental Emergencies

Sports Safety for Kids Mouths & Dental Emergencies

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In our years of offering braces in Overland Park and Olathe, we’ve seen our fair share of cut lips and broken hardware thanks to patients getting hit in the face with a ball or an elbow during a game when they weren’t wearing a mouthguard. Yet, it’s not just kids with braces who need to protect their teeth when playing sports. While braces certainly add to the risk of injury, even children (and adults!) wearing Invisalign, retainers, or nothing at all should be taking precautions. Avoiding tooth and mouth injuries in children while playing sports can be as simple as using protective gear like a mouthguard.

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2017 American Association of Orthodontists Emerging Leaders Conference

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Last month, Dr. Moon was 1 of 75 orthodontists from around the country selected to attend the 2017 American Association of Orthodontists Emerging Leaders Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.  The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) is the oldest and largest dental speciality organization in the world, and has more than 18,000 orthodontist members in the USA, Canada, and around the world.
 The American Association of Orthodontists Emerging Leaders Conference is an opportunity for orthodontists to come together to discuss how to develop and transform their practice, and to share leadership skills and tools. Together, they strive to make every orthodontic clinic one that patients love to visit!

Win Tickets to Beauty and The Beast!

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Beauty and The Beast Tickets Giveaway!

We love giving back to our community, and to our patients. That’s why we decided to give all of you the chance to win FREE tickets to Beauty and The Beast! This revamped version of the Disney classic is sure to be a fun night out for the whole family.

To enter in, book in for an appointment at Moon Orthodontics and submit your ballot entry at our clinic! Winner’s will be announced on March 17th and 31st.

Our Favorite Spots for Kids’ Birthday Parties in Olathe & Overland Park

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At Moon Orthodontics, we love catching up with our Olathe and Overland Park braces and Invisalign patients at their appointments. We don’t just talk about teeth. They usually fill us in on what’s going on in their lives, including the fun birthday parties they’ve attended. We know coming up with ideas for celebrating your little one’s special day can be a challenge, so we make sure to take note when we hear of cool kids’ birthday party venues. From low key affordable options to places appropriate for all-out bashes, here’s our list of the best children’s birthday party locations in Overland Park and Olathe. Read More

Kansas Association of Orthodontists

Kansas Association of Orthodontists Annual Meeting

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In 2016 – 2017, Dr. Moon had the pleasure of being the President of the Kansas Association of Orthodontists. As the president, one of his duties was to organize the Kansas Association of Orthodontists annual meeting which recently took place at the Boulevard Brewing Company. The event this year was one of the largest as it was joined by the Missouri Society of Orthodontists.

At this years meeting, there were several guest speakers which included Dr. Mark Yanosky,  Dr. Jeremy Smith, and the well-known General Manager of the Kansas City Royals, Mr. Dayton Moore.

What Causes a Gummy Smile and Can it Be Fixed?

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A gummy smile, known as excessive gingival display in doctor speak, is when you smile and too much gum tissue shows above the top teeth. Patients who visit Moon Orthodontics concerned about a gummy smile often say it makes them feel self-conscious or that their smile seems less attractive. Well, we have good news. A gummy smile can be fixed. Though the type of treatment will depend on what’s causing the excessive gingival display, once we figure out the source, we can work on creating a gorgeous, healthy grin. Read More

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