Blog

4 Surprising Foods that can Cause Bad Breath

blog-featured-image-bad-breath-causing-foodsEveryone knows that garlic and onions are the usual culprits for bad breath. But do you know what other foods may be causing your stinky breath? For some people, bad breath can be genetic. However, whether you’re wearing braces or not, certain foods in your daily routine could be to blame. Read on to find out what Dr. Douglas Elliott at Elliott Orthodontics has to say about some bad breath causing foods!Read More

Announcing Our Snowflake Seek & Find Contest

Snowflake Seek and Find Graphic Contest Elliott Orthodontics New Boston Merrimack NH

At Elliott Orthodontics, we’re making the best of the remainder of winter with our Snowflake Seek & Find contest!

We’ve strategically scattered a series of snowflake graphics throughout our website. Guess the correct number of snowflakes, and you’ll be entered into a random drawing to win a pair Apple Air Pods Pro. Make sure you scour every nook and cranny of our website and put your eagle eyes to work!

This contest runs from Friday, January 31st through Tuesday, March 31st. Head over to our contest page to learn more. Please contact us if you have any questions!

We wish all our patients a splendid 2020 filled with lots and lots of smiles!

Hey Runners! Pay Special Attention To Your Oral Health

blog-featured-image-oral-health-and-runningWe know that exercise is very important for both our mental and physical health. However, have you thought about the effects of running on your oral health? While those two things may seem unrelated, they’re actually not. Fear not. Dr. Douglas Elliott at Elliott Orthodontics will explain the correlation between running and oral health.

Oral Health and Running

While the rest of your body may be in great shape, each extra training hour actually increases your risk of tooth decay. Athletes are at risk for two specific oral health problems: dry mouth effects and sports-related nutrition effects. Read More

5 Tips for Teaching Kids How to Brush

blog-featured-image-kids-brushing-tipsGood oral hygiene is a crucial part of a person’s health. Thus, it is imperative that parents help teach their kids not only to brush their teeth twice a day but also how to do so effectively. Rather than making it a chore, try to make cleaning their teeth a fun and enjoyable experience. To help, Dr. Douglas Elliott at Elliott Orthodontics shares some tips for teaching kids how to properly clean their teeth. Read More