Damon® Smile Braces

Until recently, the only option for people who need braces was the traditional type in which a wire threads through a bracket that attaches to each tooth. Both the wires and the brackets extend across the breadth of the mouth. Pressure from the wires moves the teeth into the proper position. For most patients, traditional Read More

Five Reasons for Your Bad Breath

Bad breath, or halitosis, is probably not a matter of life or death. But it can make you feel self-conscious and have a negative impact on your life. The majority of people suffering from bad breath are dealing with oral bacterial. However, there are other causes of this embarrassing problem. Learning more can help you Read More

What are the advantages of Damon® Smile?

At Hershey Orthodontics, we are pleased to offer our patients Damon Smile braces, which allow your teeth to move more comfortably and easily than traditional braces. Thanks to this innovative system, achieving your perfect smile will be faster and easier than you ever thought possible! Here’s how: Better Results in Less Time With Damon Smile, Read More

Halloween: Candy, costumes, and more!

All Hallows’ Eve, more commonly known as Halloween, is a yearly event celebrated on October 31, and one that is anticipated by the young and young at heart all over the world. Some scholars claim that Halloween originated from Celtic festivals that honored the dead or that celebrated the harvest, while others doubt that there’s Read More

Why Damon® Smile?

Dr. Hershey and our dedicated team at Hershey Orthodontics are pleased to offer Damon Smile for our patients. Damon braces allow your teeth to move more comfortably and easily than do traditional braces. Thanks to these innovative new braces, achieving your perfect smile will be faster and easier than you ever thought possible. You’re probably Read More

Welcome to Our Blog

Thank you for taking the time to visit our blog. Please check back often for weekly updates on fun and exciting events happening at our office, important and interesting information about orthodontics and the latest news about our practice. Feel free to leave a comment or question for our doctor and staff – we hope Read More

How Your Pearly Whites Can Help You in Life

At Hershey Orthodontics, Dr. Hershey and our staff have found that patients who like their smiles have better self-esteem. People who don’t like their smiles are often skittish about talking to other people. According to the National Women’s Health Resource Center, when women are asked about what they’d most like to change about themselves, many Read More

Celebrate Labor Day by Getting Away

Labor Day honors the contributions that workers have made to this country, and for many Americans, the holiday is a great time to relax at home with family and friends. But there are quite a few people who celebrate the holiday by getting out of town, with an estimated 33 million people traveling more than Read More

Ask Us About Invisalign Teen® Treatment!

We know that being a teen is hard, and we know that adding braces to the mix can often elicit a less-than-enthusiastic response. Luckily, teens can now have straighter teeth without the hassle, discomfort, and embarrassment of metal braces! Dr. Hershey proudly offer Invisalign Teen clear aligners to our adolescent patients. One of the main Read More

We proudly offer Invisalign Teen®!

Dr. Hershey and our team are excited to offer Invisalign Teen, a clear alternative to braces that’s just for teens! With Invisalign Teen, we are able to straighten your teen’s teeth without the hassle, discomfort, and embarrassment of traditional braces. Invisalign Teen’s clear aligners are virtually invisible. What’s more, they are removable, which means your Read More

Invisalign Teen®: What Parents Should Know

Parents want the best for their teens and often ask us about the perks of Invisalign Teen clear aligners compared to traditional braces. Invisalign treatment is a style of braces that skips the usual metal and wires, and uses a clear, thermoplastic material to create removable aligners instead. Aligners are custom-made for each patient and Read More

Safety of Dental X-Ray Radiation

We all want to live our healthiest lives. We know that part of keeping ourselves healthy is regular visits to our Durham, NC office for checkups and necessary dental work. And that dental work might require an X-ray. Should the amount of radiation in an X-ray concern us? First, it is helpful to know that Read More

Smile with Invisalign Teen®!

Invisalign Teen is designed with today’s youth in mind. These clear, removable orthodontic aligners can straighten your teeth without the need for metal wires and brackets. Unlike traditional braces, Invisalign Teen aligners are comfortable, nearly invisible, and removable, which allows you to remove them as you eat your favorite foods and brush and floss your Read More

Happy Fourth of July!

Happy Independence Day from Dr. Hershey and team! The Fourth of July celebrations in America may have changed a lot over the years, but there is no doubt that we Americans love to celebrate the anniversary of our country’s independence! Today we’re devoting the Hershey Orthodontics blog to some fun facts about the Fourth! My, Read More