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Buck Teeth – See Your Orthodontist

Buck Teeth San Antonio TXBuck teeth, also known as a malocclusion or severe overbite, is much more common than we think. In many cases, buck teeth are a hereditary condition. But, it can also be worsened by prolonged thumb sucking, bottle feeding or the overuse of a pacifier.

Throughout history, buck teeth have been the cause of bullying and embarrassment. Studies have shown that the most common cause of bullying is a person’s smile.Read More

Smile – A Simple Way To Improve Almost Everything

Smile San Antonio TXA simple smile holds the key to many wonderful secrets. When you flash a those wonderfully beautiful pearly whites, you are sending a message not only to the world but subconsciously to yourself. You are telling the world that you are happy and confident but also telling yourself. We all smile when we are happy but did you know smiling can actually make you happy. It has been scientifically proven that it can literally change the world around you and change the way you feel. A smile is truly contagious.Read More

Announcing Our “US Geography Contest”

The start of school is right around the corner (bummer, we know!) but Stone Oak Orthodontics will get you back in the learning groove with our United States Geography contest!

Just complete a simple online quiz – if you achieve a perfect score, you’ll be entered in a raffle to win a $25 gift card.

This contest runs from August 1st through September 30th. Learn more about this contest here.

We’re proud to consider our patients some of the smartest in the Lone Star State (that’s Texas’s official state nickname… unfortunately, it’s not a question on the quiz!)

We hope everyone is having a safe and happy summer.

Sunburn Is A Bad Idea

Sunburn San Antonio TXThe Team at Stone Oak Orthodontics knows that regardless of the many health warnings about skin damage from the sun, many still subject themselves to the burning rays of the sun for extended periods of time. More than one-third of adults and 70% of children have admitted to getting sunburn at least once or twice in the past 12 months according to the CDC.

What Causes Sunburn

You already know the simple explanation behind sunburn. When your skin is exposed to the sun for a period of time, eventually it burns, turning red and irritated.
Under the skin, things get a little more complicated. The sun gives off three wavelengths of ultraviolet light:
• UVA
• UVB
• UVCRead More