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New Staff Spotlight: Michelle

Michelle is the newest member of the hygiene here at Dr. Timothy Foley’s London, ON orthodontic practice. She is here to place brackets, change wires, and answer any oral hygiene questions you may have. Michelle has almost ten years of experience in dentistry, first as a dental assistant in an orthodontic practice, and then as [...]

Staff Spotlight: Susan

Dr. Timothy Foley is excited to announce the newest addition to our London, ON orthodontic team: Susan! Susan is joining us as our receptionist and financial coordinator. She has over 20 years of experience in dentistry and comes from a nursing background. Susan is here to assist patients in all aspects of their orthodontic visits. [...]

New Staff Spotlight: Tabitha

Dr. Timothy Foley is excited to announce the newest addition to our orthodontic team: Tabitha! Tabitha is a registered dental hygienist, so she’ll be the person placing brackets and changing wires during your orthodontic adjustment appointments. She graduated from Niagara College with her dental hygiene diploma in 2007, and is excited to work in the [...]

CIBC Run for the Cure

Dr. Timothy Foley’s office is proud to announce our participation in the CIBC Run for the Cure! The event is a 5k or 1k walk or run that raises funds for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and taking place Sunday, October 5, 2014. It is the largest single-day, volunteer-led event in Canada in support of [...]

How To Choose The Mouthwash That’s Right For You

  A famous mouthwash company chose the marketing slogan, “Better than flossing.” As a consumer, would you believe a high-end commercial that essentially tells you to stop flossing? Just use this brand of mouthwash and the risk of gingivitis, cavities, etc., is gone. What a wonderful idea! Now for the reality: This is simply not [...]

The Intriguing History of Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching, and Dr. Timothy Foley wanted to be sure to wish our patients a happy day, no matter how you might celebrate this holiday. The Halloween that is familiar to most people today bears little resemblance to the original Halloween; back in the "old days" it wasn't even called Halloween! Festival of [...]

How much do braces cost?

This is one of the most common questions that is asked at Timothy Foley DDS, M.CI.D, FRCD(C) and, unfortunately, it does not have a simple answer. Just as every patient we see is unique, so is their treatment plan. Some patients have very simple problems which require less appliances and time, while other cases are [...]

The Evolution of Orthodontic Braces

  Did you know that even in ancient times, people wanted to improve the look and function of their smiles? Timothy Foley DDS, M.CI.D, FRCD(C) thinks of modern orthodontic appliances as sleek, efficient technology, but this was not always so! Take a look at the highlights in the evolution of braces. Ancient Times: From Greece [...]

Foods & Candy To Avoid While Wearing Braces

Now that you have braces, it is more important than ever to maintain good oral hygiene during your treatment, as Dr. Timothy Foley will tell you. While we trust you will continue brushing and flossing on a regular basis throughout your treatment at Timothy Foley DDS, M.CI.D, FRCD(C), you also have to mindful of what [...]

Halloween Guidelines from the American Association of Orthodontists

  Fall can be a really enjoyable time of the year for you and your family. The kids are back in school, the leaves are changing, and Halloween approaches. This holiday is a lot of fun for kids, but Timothy Foley DDS, M.CI.D, FRCD(C) wants to remind you it can also be risky, especially for [...]