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TLC Works Best During the First Few Days Wearing Braces…

Patients of all ages are self conscious when they first get their braces. It takes a few days to adjust both physically and emotionally to the look and feel of the appliances. Support and understanding from family and friends goes a long way the first few weeks to help patients adapt both physically and emotionally,…
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Striving for Orthodontic Symmetry…

The technical term for a “bad bite” is a malocclusion. There are many different types of malocclusions depending on what the exact nature of the problem. Sometimes, a poor bite only develops on one side of the mouth instead of both sides. This situation, which is commonly known as a crossbite, happens because of an…
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Are Your Food Choices As Healthy As You Think?

The average American diet is loaded with sugar and a disturbing amount of it is of the processed variety. This does not bode well for our overall health, but of particular concern is the effect large amounts of sugar have on teeth causing tooth decay. Our goal at Todd Hughes Orthodontics is to create beautiful…
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During Orthodontic treatment… is Fluoride Friend or Foe?

There are many ways you protect your teeth during your treatment with Dr. Todd Hughes. You brush your teeth after meals and snacks, floss regularly, and protect your mouth and appliances from being damaged by watching foods you eat and wearing a mouth guard during contact sports . But did you know about fluoride to…
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CANS FOR LOOT!

Please join us for our Cans for Loot Drive! During the months of October, November and December we will be collecting non-perishable food items for Interfaith Food Pantry. You will earn 1 point for each item brought in, up to a maximum payout of 5 points You may continue to bring in as many items as…
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Do you Know the History of Halloween?

The orthodontists at Todd Hughes Orthodontics and our team thought it would be interesting to share with you the history behind Halloween. Did you know that Halloween is one of the world’s oldest holidays? Throughout the years it has gone through many changes. It was originally a Celtic festival called Samhain (pronounced sow-in). It marked…
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JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes

Dear Patients, Dr. Hughes and his team are excited to be a part of the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes.  The walk draws people together in a healthy activity for a worthy cause and for the first time will be held in The Woodlands.  At the same time, we are honored to be sponsoring two…
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Hughes Orthodontics Promotes October National Orthodontic Health Month

Dr. Todd Hughes and our team at Hughes Orthodontics want to spread the word in the The Woodlands and Spring TX areas that October is Orthodontic National Health Month. It is never to too soon or too late to undergo orthodontic treatment to achieve a beautiful healthy smile that lasts a lifetime. The purpose of…
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Presidential History Contest

With the United States Presidential election taking place on November 6th, we thought this would be a perfect opportunity to test your presidential history knowledge with a patient contest.  If you answer 3 of the 5 questions correctly, you will be entered to win a bill with Ulysses S. Grant’s picture on it! Contest Ends…
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