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Your Smile Can Be Perfect For You

June 22nd, 2017
There are many factors that go into creating the perfect smile. From proper alignment of the teeth to correct jaw position and facial structure, each play a role in the appearance of your smile.Do you have a perfect smile? Get yourself in front of a mirror and have a look.1. The ideal relationship between the upper and lower front teeth should provide some vertical overlapping. Ideally, the upper front teeth should bite approximately 2 millimeters in front of the lower front teeth. And…the...  [Read full blog post]


You're As Young As Your Smile Looks

June 6th, 2017
Trying to find ways to preserve your youthfulness as you age?  How about starting with your smile.Your teeth are probably the only thing on your face that doesn’t get wrinkles, but your teeth certainly do show signs of aging. So if you want to look younger and healthier, your teeth are a great place to start! Although our teeth are extremely resilient, over the years all of the chewing and the overall natural aging process can take a toll on our smile. Here are three ways to make your...  [Read full blog post]


Take The First Step

May 25th, 2017
At Beim Orthodontics, one of our number one goals of treatment is to give you or your child a beautiful, healthy smile that will last a lifetime. One of the first things people notice about others is their smiles, so we highly encourage you to take the first step towards getting the smile you’ve always wanted and make your initial consultation at Beim Orthodontics. We recognize that every patient has different needs, and we pride ourselves in the courteous service we deliver to each person...  [Read full blog post]


Win An Apple iWatch!

May 18th, 2017
Summertime is lurking around the corner, and at Beim Orthodontics that means it's time for another fun contest! This year, we're hosting the Flat Dr. Beim contest again and giving you another chance to win an Apple iWatch! This contest is fun, easy, and FREE to participate in. All you have to do is take Flat Dr. Beim with you this summer and take pictures! Post your pictures on our Facebook wall, tag us on your pictures on Instagram, or email them to be entered! Download your printout now,...  [Read full blog post]


Sports Equipment You Need To Know About

April 17th, 2017
Spring break has passed and once again our patients are ready to begin the spring sports season! April is National Facial Protection month and because many of our patients are active athletes in the Lake Mary, Florida area, the staff at Beim Orthodontics encourages spring sports safety. Whether you’re an athlete, coach, or parent we want to remind everyone to play it safe during organized sports to help prevent serious facial injuries that can take the fun out of the game. Here are 4 pieces...  [Read full blog post]


No-Bake Braces Friendly Dessert

April 10th, 2017
No-Bake Strawberry & Cream PieIngredientsGraham Cracker Crust: 1½ cups graham cracker crumbs ⅓ cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon ⅓ cup butter, melted Strawberry Pie Filing: 1 (3 oz.) package strawberry jello ⅔ cup boiling water ½ cup cold water ½ cup ice cubes 1 (8 oz.) container Cool Whip topping 4 cups fresh strawberries, sliced Instructions1. Using a food processor, pulse graham crackers until crumbly. Mix in...  [Read full blog post]


Help! I HAVE BAD BREATH WITH BRACES!

March 23rd, 2017
We understand bad breath can be uncomfortable to talk about but unfortunately it happens to most people for several different reasons. The important thing to do if you’re experiencing bad breath (or know someone who is) is to determine the root of the problem. Bad breath, or halitosis, can be caused by poor oral hygiene, personal habits such as smoking or eating certain foods, or medical problems. The most common factor for bad breath in patients with braces at Beim Orthodontics is almost...  [Read full blog post]


What To Ask At Your First Appointment

March 16th, 2017
As you consider orthodontic care, it is likely that a few questions may naturally arise. Don’t be afraid to ask Dr. Beim questions you might have at your first appointment. The Beim Orthodontics team is eager to help make your orthodontic experience amazing. Here are a few examples of questions you may want to ask at your first appointment:Is there an estimated length of time that I will likely require braces? How much should I expect to pay for my treatment? What are the payment...  [Read full blog post]


Peach Ice Cream | New Recipe Alert

February 24th, 2017
Are you ready for the easiest Peach Ice Cream recipe you’ll ever find? Not only is it easy, but it’s quick! You can also control the sweetener and kind of milk used, so it’s adaptable to many different diets. Best of all, it's braces friendly & taste buds approved! Ingredients3 cups Peach Slices, frozen1½ cups Milk2 Tbs HoneyInstructionsPlace all ingredients into blender.Blend on the "puree" setting until mixture reaches soft serve ice cream consistency.Taste ice cream and...  [Read full blog post]


More Than Meets The Smile

February 16th, 2017
It’s no secret that a majority of those interested in orthodontic treatment are striving for a straighter smile that will make them more confident. Dr. Beim and staff at Beim Orthodontics deliver straight beautiful smiles to all of our patients, but we want to inform those who are looking into orthodontic treatment that there are greater benefits to wearing braces than just cosmetic reasons. Are you aware of the health benefits of braces? Braces can do more than just give you an...  [Read full blog post]


Braces Approved Super Bowl Snacks

January 26th, 2017
The big game Super Bowl LI is just around the corner, and there is more to be excited for than just the game.  Almost all of us have 3 things on our mind when it comes to the Super Bowl: the game, the commercials, and the food! Just because you have braces, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy all the yummy game food you will be surrounded by. We understand chicken wings and popcorn may not be the best choices, but there are so many other treats you can indulge in as you enjoy the action. The...  [Read full blog post]


What Floss Should You Buy?

January 19th, 2017
Similar to several oral hygiene products, choosing the best dental floss to use is dependent on the consumer's preference. The fact is, there is a ton of different floss options on the market with a variety of flavors, coatings, and other variations. Essentially, they all do the same thing and the most important thing to remember is to buy the most functional floss for your teeth, and use it daily.  If you want to know what the best dental floss is, the answer is the kind that enables you...  [Read full blog post]


Happy Holidays From Beim Orthodontics

December 22nd, 2016
Take some time this holiday season to be appreciative of those who work when they should be with family and friends, those who are away from those they love, and those who sacrifice for our needs. Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, and Happy New Year. May this holiday season find you surrounded by those you love, filled with a lot of fun and cheer, and the New Year bring happiness, health, and prosperity.


New iTero Scanner At Beim Orthodontics

December 13th, 2016
It’s time to say goodbye to those messy molds associated with beginning orthodontic treatment and say hello to the iTero Intraoral Scanner. The iTero Intraoral Scanner is a more comfortable procedure that can capture an extremely accurate digital impression of teeth within minutes. Once complete, we can use this model to start your orthodontic treatment and help you get the smile you’ve always wanted. Also, the 3D digital impression can be used with all Invisalign related services.If...  [Read full blog post]


We're Thankful for Our Patients!

November 22nd, 2016
For most of us, Thanksgiving means time with family, eating tons of turkey, and a chance to reflect on what we’re thankful for from the past year. When we look back on this year, we can’t help but be thankful for some amazing patients whose lives we've been a part of. We are so grateful for all of you. Your support, your focus on personal growth and health, and your willingness to journey with us in creating healthy beautiful smiles is appreciated.Wishing you all a luxurious holiday filled...  [Read full blog post]


Montage At Beim Orthodontics | Photo Booth Fun

November 15th, 2016
Our goal at Beim Orthodontics has always been to provide our patients with the absolute best experience when they visit our office. We love seeing our patients enjoy their time at our office, and strive to provide a comfortable and friendly atmosphere. As we continue to do this, we also like to stay up to date with today’s latest technologies. One of our high-tech additions to the office is our Montage touch screen display. Have you had the chance to use the Montage display yet? There are so...  [Read full blog post]


Happy Halloween

October 28th, 2016
Don't forget to print out Dr. Dracu-Beim, take pictures in your costume, and post them on our wall for a chance to win a $25 gift card! #BeimOrthoClick here to print now.250 points on your rewards card equals a $25 gift card! 


'tis the Season for Pumpkin Everything

October 6th, 2016
It's finally Fall! Do you know what that means? Pumpkin everything! Since pumpkin is the obvious obsession every Fall, we decided to search for a new pumpkin flavored recipe that are braces friendly and taste buds approved.Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake DipIngredients¾ cup International Delight Pumpkin Pie Spice Creamer1 3.4 oz package pumpkin spice instant pudding1 8oz package cream cheese, softened¼ cup granulated sugar2 cups frozen whipped topping, thawedGraham cracker crumbs for...  [Read full blog post]


Show Off Your Smile

September 22nd, 2016
ClearCorrect is an alternative to metal braces offered at Beim Orthodontics. With similar benefits, this treatment option is more discrete; a perfect solution for patients looking for clear braces in Lake Mary. ClearCorrect straightens the teeth through a series of custom-made, clear, removable aligner braces that move the teeth throughout treatment. They correct the teeth to create a more revitalized, new look, without all the metal and discomfort that traditional braces bring. Patients must...  [Read full blog post]


Eating With A Damon Smile

September 15th, 2016
Damon System braces are a unique type of self-ligating braces that allow you to eliminate the rubber bands that cause so much trouble for traditional braces wearers. These braces use a steady pattern of pressure to correct your teeth, and they can shift your teeth more rapidly than traditional braces can.The unique design of Damon System braces helps to reduce the buildup of food particles and debris that can tend to get lodged in the brackets of traditional metal braces. Thus, eating with...  [Read full blog post]


Calling All Pokemon Go Trainers!

August 24th, 2016
If you’re one of the millions of Pokemon Go players out there then you’ve probably noticed this fun and extremely addicting game can drain your data plan. Pokemon Go averages from 2MB to 8+MB of data per hour, all depending on the game factor; battling, capturing, and walking. Unless you have unlimited data, the average user can expect to need a data upgrade if played for lengthy periods of time throughout the day. That being said, we decided to step in and assist our patients with...  [Read full blog post]


Celebrate National S'mores Day!

August 10th, 2016
If you want to celebrate National S'mores Day today, we encourage you to do so! Take our s'mores challenge and try something different by adding some flare to your s'mores! Try out this new s'more recipe and let us know what you think!Do you have a s'more recipe you'd like to share with us? Post it on our Facebook wall!Cookout Caramel S'moresIngredients8 large marshmallows4 whole reduced-fat graham crackers, halved2 teaspoons fat-free chocolate syrup2 teaspoons fat-free caramel ice cream...  [Read full blog post]


Thumb Sucking Can Damage Teeth

July 26th, 2016
Babies are born with a reflex to suck any object placed in their mouth. This behavior helps during the first few months of establishing feeding, and disappears at around 4 months.Thumb sucking however, is not reflexive, and is believed to be a self-soothing practice. There are usually no ill effects from thumb sucking in early childhood, and most children naturally give up the habit somewhere between 2-4 years of age. However, if thumb sucking continues past the age of around 7 when adult teeth...  [Read full blog post]


Lost or Damaged Your Retainer? Here's What To Do

July 19th, 2016
When you complete your orthodontic treatment you will be required to wear a retainer to maintain your new straight smile. This step is very important and should be seen as the final stage of treatment as if you don’t wear a retainer you risk your teeth becoming crooked again. If you’ve lost your retainer it’s imperative that you get it replaced. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Beim at Beim Orthodontics and we’ll be able to provide you with a new retainer promptly. It’s important that...  [Read full blog post]


Take On Summer With A Fresh New Smile

June 22nd, 2016
If you are considering straightening your teeth with orthodontic work, this summer is a great time to get started on your journey toward a beautiful smile. While you can straighten your teeth at any time, upcoming barbecues, Fourth of July celebrations, and beach parties make the summer months a great time to improve the appearance and function of your teeth. Orthodontics are appropriate for patients of all ages, and there are many reasons that you should finally take the steps to straighten...  [Read full blog post]