102-citrus-sodasMany parents aren’t getting the message that sugary drinks, other than soda, are not healthy alternatives for your kids. As orthodontic treatment providers, we are not only concerned the added sugar is unhealthy in our kids diets, the drinks also promote decalcification or permanent white marks around brackets if patients are not brushing or rinsing their mouths after drinking.Read more…

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Spark Orthodontics Bethlehem PA St Patricks Day recipesWhether you are Irish or not, St Patrick’s Day brings out the Irish in everyone, kids and adults alike. Many patients ask for green colored elastics in March! Whether you go to a party, watch a parade, eat green soup, or just put on a green hat, St Patrick’s Day has become a holiday fixture in the US.Read more…

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Spark Orthodontics Bethlehem PA Early treatmentLet’s address a common question parents in Bethlehem, Schuykill Haven and Reading PA have when considering orthodontics for their children. “When is the best time to have my child evaluated by an orthodontist?” Before you begin researching…orthodontist Dr. Jason Hartman would like to answer that question for you.Read more…

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