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Wentz Orthodontics: Invisalign and Hockey

September 27th 2019
Sixteen-year-old hockey player, Max, is finishing up his Invisalign treatment. See what he has to say about braces vs Invisalign and how it helped him out on the ice.The Invisalign system has been successful in giving hundreds of thousands of amazing smiles to both teens and adults. Using Invisalign´s clear, custom-molded aligners to solve a range of issues, such as overly crowded teeth, widely spaced teeth, overbites and more, the Wentz Orthodontics team has fulfilled many patients...  [Read full blog post]


VIP Treatment at Wentz Orthodontics

September 11th 2019
Invisalign treatment is a technique that straightens your teeth without braces, using a series of clear, removable aligners that are custom-modeled to fit your teeth. Did you know Wentz Orthodontics is a VIP Diamond Invisalign Provider. That means, Wentz Orthodontics was the first Elite Preferred Provider in West Texas, meaning that we are in the top 1% in the nation for providing Invisalign treatment.We take this responsibility and treat every patient as our own family. The Invisalign system...  [Read full blog post]


Vote for Us! 2019

August 26th 2019
The 2019 Best of the Best Awards is here! Wentz Orthodontics has been nominated in the Best of Lubbock Orthodontist category and we would like to encourage everyone to show their support by voting for us.Make it count and don't sit this one out. Vote for Wentz Orthodontics!https://lubbockonline.gatehousecontests.com/Best-of-Lubbock-2019/


National Fresh Breath Day 2019

August 6th 2019
Happy National Fresh Breath Day! Today is National Fresh Breath Day, are you keeping your smile fresh and healthy?One incredible way to keep your smile healthy is by switching up your toothbrush. Most homes often forget to replace toothbrushes. The simple act of replacing your toothbrush can have a valuable impact. The Academy of Dental Association, recommends switching out your toothbrush every 3-4 months for health reasons and because the bristles can become too stiff, which can be too hard...  [Read full blog post]


#WentzOrthodontics Summer Smiles

July 26th 2019
Your experience at Wentz Orthodontics matters to us. We are blessed to be a part of an amazing community. Thank you to all of our incredible patients whose smiles and lives we get to be a part of. Here are just a few of our awesome patients smiles this summer! View this post on Instagram Thursday smiles!! 😃 #WentzOrthodontics A post shared by Wentz Orthodontics (@wentz_orthodontics) on Jul 25, 2019 at 8:23am PDT View this post on Instagram Time to...  [Read full blog post]


2 Health Tips for Your Summer Smile to Shine!

July 11th 2019
Summer has officially arrived! That means summer vacation, kids are at home and some free time for your family. Summer is the perfect time to schedule orthodontic appointments or to begin orthodontic treatment. Summer can also be a hard time to keep up with oral hygiene routines. According to a nationwide survey by Delta Dental, nearly 30% of parents say summer vacation is the most difficult time to get their children to keep up good oral health.Here are two tips to help keep your smile and...  [Read full blog post]


Summer Smiles in Full Effect

June 28th 2019
Welcome to Wentz Orthodontics, where you are greeted and treated like family. Our team is led by the dynamic brother and sister duo of Dr. Ed Wentz and Dr. Holly Reeves. They have been creating smiles in an atmosphere that is easy for parents and fun for kids for over 25 years. We want our patients to live life smiling!We believe everyone should have the ability to smile with confidence and live a healthy life. We have several new locations, ready to serve you in your community. Be sure to...  [Read full blog post]


2 Common Bites Orthodontics Can Fix

June 19th 2019
Our smiles are uniquely ours. However so is our bite. “In orthodontics, “bite” refers to the way the upper and lower teeth come together. A bad bite, called a “malocclusion,” happens when teeth meet improperly, or they don’t meet at all,” according to the American Association of Orthodontist.There are various bites that affect how we speak, eat and our overall mouth. Two common bites, orthodontic treatment can fix is a crossbite and underbite.A crossbite occurs when the upper...  [Read full blog post]


2 Major Health Benefits of Straight Teeth

May 20th 2019
Fear of the unknown is human nature and some nervousness is to be expected prior to starting orthodontic treatment or even just learning more information on orthodontic treatment. You may even be second guessing if orthodontic treatment is right for you. There are many options to receiving orthodontic treatment, however the ultimate goal is a healthy straight smile.Here are 2 benefits of having straight teeth, you may have never thought of.1.  Healthier Gums: When your teeth are...  [Read full blog post]


Prevent Enamel Damage

May 15th 2019
Your tooth enamel is the hard, outer surface layer of your teeth that serves to protect against tooth decay. In fact, tooth enamel is considered the hardest mineral substance in your body, even stronger than bone. Your tooth enamel acts as a protection shield against your teeth. There are several actions you can do to prevent enamel damage such as decaying or discoloration.Preventing enamel decay can be as easy as cutting out or limiting high-acidic foods from your regular diet. High-acidic...  [Read full blog post]


Spring Smiles

April 29th 2019
Wentz Orthodontics has been serving our communities and have been creating smiles in an atmosphere that is easy for parents and fun for kids for over 25 years. We want our patients to live life smiling! Here are a few of our patients this month and their smiles.To schedule an appointment with us or learn more about our services, contact us at (806) 79-BRACE. Learn more about what makes Wentz Orthodontics unique. View this post on Instagram What a beautiful smile! Thank you Lindsey for sharing....  [Read full blog post]


National Facial Protection Month

April 11th 2019
April is National Facial Protection Month! National Facial Protection Month serves as a reminder over the importance of wearing mouth guards during sports, protecting your beautiful smile.67% of parents surveyed by the American Association of Orthodontists said their child does not wear a mouth guard, yet 70% said their biggest fear is their child getting hurt when playing sports. The most effective way to protect your childs teeth and prevent injuries is to wear a mouthguard.About 80% of...  [Read full blog post]


National Nutrition Month

March 29th 2019
March is National Nutrition Month and this month we are sharing 3 foods that help your smile shine by keeping your teeth healthy and white. Nutrition plays a key role in the health of your smile, and often an easy adjustment to make that can have positive effects.1. Dairy:Dairy can have health benefits for your teeth. Choose low-fat or fat-free dairy foods most often.2. Fruits and Vegetables:It's not secret these foods can keep you healthy overall, but fruits and vegetables can aid you in...  [Read full blog post]


The Importance of Retainers

March 28th 2019
Congratulations! You are near the end of your smile journey and your braces are about to be off! Nothing like that feeling. Even long after our braces are off, teeth shift and it is natural as we grow older. There is one thing you can do to ensure your smile remains the best it can be and that is wearing retainers.No matter your situation, it’s almost a guarantee you will be wearing some form of a retainer after having your braces are removed. It might be removable retainer, which is removed...  [Read full blog post]


Our Loving Wentz Smiles

February 27th 2019
Our Lubbock, Plainview and surrounding communities are amazing. We love that our job allows us to help our patient's smiles radiate confidently. We also like to share our patients smiles on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for everyone to view.Wentz Orthodontics has been serving our communities and have been creating smiles in an atmosphere that is easy for parents and fun for kids for over 25 years. We want our patients to live life smiling! Here are a few of our patients this month and their...  [Read full blog post]


Braces Friendly Foods on Superbowl Sunday

February 2nd 2019
A big holiday is upon us! It is the unofficial holiday all over the United States, The Super Bowl! Which team are you rooting for? If you just received braces any holiday, especially The Super Bowl could be tough, finding which foods you can and can not eat.First thing’s first, which foods are off limits? Stay off and avoid these types of foods.Hard nuts, candies, hard fruits (like apples and pears)Hard vegetables (like carrots and corn on the cob)ChipsTaco shellsPizza crustPretzelsSticky...  [Read full blog post]


New Year, New Smiles at Wentz Orthodontics

January 30th 2019
Happy New Year! We are so excited to start the new year at Wentz Orthodontics. We are so eager to see all the amazing smiles transformed in our office and all those who will begin treatment. Check out a few of our new smiles this month.To schedule an appointment with us or learn more about our services, contact us at (806) 79-BRACE. Learn more about what makes Wentz Orthodontics unique. View this post on Instagram What a fantastic smile! 😀 Thank you Lesley for sharing these...  [Read full blog post]


2 Healthy Habits to Encourage

January 9th 2019
Happy New Year! It is another fantastic start to a new year and we are so excited for all the smiles that will be transformed at Wentz Orthodontics. With the new year it is exciting to adopt new healthy habits and keep your smile in check. Here are 2 of our favorite habits we are encouraging our patients to adopt in 2019.#1) Switch Toothbrush: Switching your toothbrush is a big step, most people disregard. Replacing your toothbrush can have a valuable impact. The Academy of Dental Association,...  [Read full blog post]


2018 Wentz Smiles

December 28th 2018
What an exciting year 2018 has been. We have been creating smiles in an atmosphere that is easy for parents and fun for kids for over 25 years. We want our patients to live life smiling! Check out a few of our patients and their smiles this past year.To schedule an appointment with us or learn more about our services, contact us at (806) 79-BRACE. Learn more about what makes Wentz Orthodontics unique. View this post on Instagram Smiles all around at our Plainview office! 😄...  [Read full blog post]


Have Braces? Avoid these Christmas Treats!

December 12th 2018
The Holidays are here and that means Christmas time, spending time with family, endless sweets and of course no school for kids. The holidays are the perfect time to celebrate with family and also a time where we can slip up on certain foods to avoid, especially if we have braces. From sugar, to cookies to gingerbread houses, there is no end in the sweet treats. Here are three foods to avoid this holiday season.1. Candy Canes: These beautiful perfect treats are one to avoid this season if...  [Read full blog post]


3 Benefits of Orthodontics

November 28th 2018
Your thinking about getting braces or invisalign? Congratulations! Did you know there are other benefits to orthodontics, other than a straight smile? No doubt, you will feel confident and smile every chance you get, after treatment. Here are three benefits to orthodontics.1. Gum Disease: Out gums are the essential foundation to our teeth. Our gums are also connected to the overall health of our body. Having straight teeth, allows our teeth to be spaced out evenly and prevent tooth decay...  [Read full blog post]


Wentz Smiles

November 26th 2018
Our Lubbock, Plainview and surrounding communities are extraordinary. We love that our job allows us to help our patient's smiles radiate confidently. We also like to share our patients smiles on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for everyone to view.Wentz Orthodontics has been serving our communities and have been creating smiles in an atmosphere that is easy for parents and fun for kids for over 25 years. We want our patients to live life smiling! Here are a few of our patients this month and...  [Read full blog post]


Halloween Candy Spectacular

October 24th 2018
Halloween is here!Pumpkins, ghost, costumes and candy all make up this fantastic holiday. The endless amount of free sugar will sure make you extremely happy, however for your teeth, that is another story. These sugary treats can affect your teeth in different ways, especially when it comes to orthodontic treatment and the overall health of your teeth.Halloween is about having fun, dressing up and eating candy. It’s important to stick to your routines and be sure to brush your teeth, floss...  [Read full blog post]


World Smile Day

October 5th 2018
"Smile, it is the key that fits the lock of everybody's heart."Today is #WorldSmileDay and we love that our job is to create beautiful smiles and share them with everyone. Here are a few of our fantastic smiles this month, perfectly fitting for World Smile Day. 


#WentzOrthodontics Smiles

September 27th 2018
We love what we do at Wentz Orthodontics. We love that everyday, we get to see smiles transformed in our offices. We love that every smile is someone feeling more confident and radiantly smiling to the world. We approach everything we do with one goal in mind - to make a positive difference in people's lives and to honor God in the process. We have been blessed with a great team that shares our single-minded goal, and we couldn’t be more thankful! From the initial stages of your orthodontic...  [Read full blog post]



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