Sunday, April 12, 2009

Toothpaste--a great way to remove Easter Egg Dye!

Like in most homes, dyeing Easter eggs is an annual tradition at the Barnett Household. With a 3-year-old and a 1-year-old it appears that it's just as much fun to dye their hands as it is the eggs. In literally minutes, Annie, our 1-year-old had GREEN hands reminiscent of the "Incredible Hulk".
Regular soap and water proved powerless against the staining. With Easter less than 24 hours away, we needed some quick and potent cleaning power. After a Google search, we learned that toothpaste was great for removing dye stains. Who knew?!? It worked like a charm. I grow to love dentistry more and more ever day...

Friday, April 3, 2009

A Patient at Akron's Barnett Orthodontics on the news!

This week on NBC's WKYC-TV Channel 3 news, a story highlighted the struggles of one Akron family's battle with an insurance company from a school sports accident.

Alex Berry, a patient at Barnett Orthodontics has been fighting with the school insurance company for over a year. He was injured playing baseball and lost five front teeth, including all four on his bottom jaw. We have written two letters on his behalf requesting the insurance company approve his case, and finally, via the determination and drive of his mother's efforts, it seems the orthodontic treatment has been granted. We couldn't be happier for Alex. He still has a long road ahead--2 years in braces, dental implants, and crowns, but the financial burden, has at least been significantly lessened. Keep up the good fight Berry Family. We look forward to doing our part to help in restoring Alex's smile to how it was before this terrible school sports accident.

Barnett Orthodontics provides braces and invisalign for children and adults. We serve the greater Akron area including Barberton, Norton, Clinton, Coventry, Manchester, Green, Uniontown, Wadsworth, Canal Fulton, Copley and More. Call today for a no fee consultation--330.745.4497