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Crichigno Orthodontics
Welcome to our blog! We will be using this space to share office news and information with you. We'll also be posting regular reading materials here which are related to the exciting world of orthodontics, so stop by often to see what's new!

National Children’s Dental Health Month

by televoxweb on Monday, February 13, 2017 12:56 AM

At Crichigno Orthodontics our main priority is the dental health of our patients. This is why we are happy to join the American Dental Association in recognizing February as National Children’s Dental Health Month. Each year the ADA works to promote the importance or oral hygiene with a new campaign. For more information on the February 2017 campaign we encourage you to visit the ADA’s website.

Braces Friendly Recipes for the Holidays

by televoxweb on Friday, December 23, 2016 2:43 AM

At Crichigno Orthodontics, we're committed to helping you achieve a beautiful, healthy smile – and that means helping you through every part of the orthodontic treatment process. And when it comes to the holidays, braces can be a difficult thing to navigate! Many of the treats we love to enjoy during the holiday season are hard, gooey, or sticky, posing a major threat to braces. To help you enjoy the holidays without hurting your braces, here are a few braces friendly recipes that are sure to bring cheer to those with and without braces!

Braces-Safe Summer Recipes

by televoxweb on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 9:53 AM

Now that summer is almost here, soon it's time to pull out the shorts, tee shirts and sandals and get ready for some great outdoor fun! The team at Crichigno Orthodontics is looking forward to the warmer weather as we're sure you are too! Our Oakville & Hamilton orthodontist, Dr. Nick, along with his amazing staff would like to share a few summertime recipes with you here which are safe to eat while wearing braces.

Benefits of Using Invisalign

by televoxweb on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 9:45 AM

At Crichigno Orthodontics, we're passionate about helping our patients achieve a beautiful smile and we're constantly looking for ways to make the orthodontic treatment process easier and more convenient for our patients. That's why we're excited to offer Invisalign, an exciting and fast-growing alternative treatment to braces. But what exactly is Invisalign, and why would you want to use it over braces?

What Is The Difference Between An Orthodontist & A Dentist?

by televoxweb on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 5:26 AM

Here at Crichigno Orthodontics, we strive to inform all of our patients about optimal oral health. When trying to decide if orthodontic treatment is for you, it is important to first understand what orthodontists can provide that general dentists often do not. We are happy to provide this information on what makes each profession different from the other. Should you decide that orthodontic treatment is the right route for you, we are always able to answer further questions at our Hamilton/Stoney Creek and Oakville offices.

National Facial Protection Month

by televoxweb on Thursday, March 10, 2016 2:16 AM

At Crichigno Orthodontics there is nothing more important to us then creating beautiful and healthy smiles for each of our patients. We proudly build these smiles for our patients at our two locations in Hamilton (Stoney Creek) and Oakville. Dr. Nick and his team strive to teach our patients the importance of protecting the smile we have work so hard with them to achieve. It is important to protect your smile through a great oral hygiene regiment as well as protecting it through everyday activities.

National Orthodontic Health Month

by televoxweb on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 2:09 AM

At Crichigno Orthodontics our number one priority is helping our patients maintaining exceptional oral health habits. This is why we are excited to announce that October is both National Oral Hygiene Month as well as National Orthodontic Health Month. With these two months focused around the importance of oral health and hygiene we wanted to provide our patients with some tips on our to maintain that oral health during a month we candy is king! Halloween is just around the corner and with this Holiday comes loads of candy. Let’s take a look at some things that you can put into practice to make sure your child doesn’t ruin their orthodontic progress.

Invisalign Is A Clear Solution!

by televoxweb on Friday, September 11, 2015 4:35 AM

At Crichigno Orthodontics we understand how deciding to begin orthodontic treatment can be a scary decision, especially as an adult. We typically picture the orthodontic experience as one with a mouth full of metal braces and an endless amount of trips to the orthodontic office. However, with the Invisalign system you can say goodbye to those notions with the use of clear aligners. Invisalign is the latest system to make sure that adults with certain bite problems can achieve the smile they have always wanted without having to reveal they are undergoing treatment. Before you make up your mind be sure to check out some of the benefits of this system.

Get Your Game Face On

by televoxweb on Friday, February 20, 2015 1:26 AM

Your very own Crichigno Orthodontics is hosting a spectacular online contest for you to win rewards points. As your trusted family orthodontist in Oakville and Stoney Creek, we are excited to invite you to participate in this fun game with us through out the next month. Now, you are probably wondering, what in the world is this contest about? So here is the deal, those who participate automatically get 10 reward points just for being a part of the contest. You will be asked a few questions about St. Patrick’s Day and the winner will receive 40 reward points. All of our active patients are eligible to play and win. Check out the details below.

Brace Yourself For A Brief History Of Orthodontics

by televoxweb on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 3:37 AM

Ever wonder how there came to be these great doctors we like to call orthodontists? Curious about how the greats like Dr. Nick came to be? Well go ahead and brace yourself (pun intended) for this brief history on orthodontics. We all know that Dr. Nick grew up in Hamilton and was educated at McMaster University and Penn State University, but who paved the way for him to create the beautiful smiles he does today? Let’s find out!

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