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Thanksgiving Countdown!

November 16th, 2017
It seems like the month of November has really flown by! Thanksgiving is just a week away and we’re all looking forward to time with family and friends – not to mention all of the delicious food! While some holidays spotlight foods that might traditionally be a challenge to manage when you have braces, Thanksgiving is typically filled with foods that are braces approved!If you’re looking to add a new side dish or two to your Thanksgiving table this year, we’ve found two contenders that...  [Read full blog post]

Out With The Old & In With The New

November 9th, 2017
With cold and flu season starting, germs seem to be lurking everywhere! While it’s difficult to avoid catching the office cold or flu bug, you can help keep your number one oral hygiene accessory in great shape by replacing your toothbrush regularly. Toothbrushes help keep your teeth and mouth clean, but how long should you a keep a toothbrush? It is recommended that you switch out that old toothbrush for a fresh new one every 3 to 4 months, and directly after any cold or flu....  [Read full blog post]

Four Flavorful Fall Smoothies

October 19th, 2017
With Fall in full swing and with it the hectic holidays just a step further down the road, we thought we’d put together a list of a few fall-themed smoothies that can serve as a great (and easy!) breakfast or after school snack.Pumpkin Banana SmoothieIf you’re a pumpkin fan, this smoothie is for you! While pumpkin is a trendy item, especially this time of year, what you might not know is pumpkin has both fiber and protein which makes for a healthy and filling smoothie.2 tablespoons canned...  [Read full blog post]

Back To School Smiles

August 13th, 2017
Healthy teeth do more than provide your child with an opportunity to show off their smile. Healthy teeth enable your child to be more confident, allow for easier social development and help to promote over-all good health.Most orthodontic problems are inherited, and therefore cannot be prevented. However, early diagnosis and treatment by Dr. Beim can often guide facial development and tooth eruption, and thereby prevent more serious problems from occurring. While your child’s teeth may appear...  [Read full blog post]

Invisible Braces...No Magician Needed

August 6th, 2017
Need to fix your smile, but the idea of traditional metal braces has you thinking twice? Well guess what, you can get a perfect smile and no one will know you're wearing braces.Whether you're a teen facing alignment issue or you're an adult wanting a little cosmetic improvement for a great smile and you'd prefer not to have braces, the nearly invisible ClearCorrect no-braces system may be the treatment for you. A quick evaluation by Dr. Beim will tell if you are a candidate for this convenient...  [Read full blog post]

Why Your Child Needs An Early Evaluation

July 28th, 2017
Orthodontics deals with the correction of teeth and jaws that are not in the right position. Beim Orthodontics has been a versatile help in creating a straight and healthy smile to patients who are affected with crooked teeth and other oral problems such as:  • Overbite: In which the front teeth lie so much far forward, protruding quite the lower teeth. • Underbite: In which the lower teeth lie too far forward, sticking out more than the upper teeth. • Crossbite: In which there is...  [Read full blog post]

Beautiful Smiles Have NO Age Limit

July 11th, 2017
Don't let age stop you from having the straight teeth you've always dreamed of. Braces aren't just for kids anymore. Parents are still making regular trips to the orthodontist's office, but these days more and more are leaving their kids in the waiting room.It's sad, but true…over time our bodies start to wear out, including our teeth. As you age, your teeth break down. Unfortunately, it's one of the most visible signs of aging. As teeth wear, the lower and the upper jaw move closer together....  [Read full blog post]

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]


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]