Dr. Sabelis’ Blog

Welcome to the official blog of Sturbridge Orthodontics and Dr. Ferdinand Sabelis. We like to keep prospective and current patients in the information loop, and this is one way of accomplishing that goal.

Please visit our blog periodically to learn about practice-related news, fun contests, and news about technological advancements in the orthodontic field.

Let us know if there is a particular topic you would like us to address here on the blog and we will add it to our editorial calendar.

Better Orthodontic Results through Music

As a musician with a long-time passion for 1980s rock, Dr. Sabelis isn’t just the most unique orthodontist in Sturbridge—he might also be among the smartest. That’s because he understands that music isn’t just about cool sounds, studies show that music also offers some pretty incredible dental health benefits as well. If you are about…

5 Questions You Should Be Asking the Orthodontist

It’s normal to interview a prospective orthodontist before you make the decision to get braces or Invisalign. Asking questions and getting to know the orthodontist is the best way for you to find the orthodontic office that will be the best fit for you. After all, once you get started, you could be visiting the…

Professional Female Surfer Promotes Orthodontics

Braces can be challenging at any age, but during the teen and preteen years, the experience can sometimes be especially difficult. The process can occasionally take longer than expected, and you could wind up feeling as though you see the orthodontist more than anyone else in Sturbridge. No matter how tough the road may be,…

Orthodontist Warns Against DIY Braces

The idea of straightening your teeth at home may sound funny at first, but there are many people in our community who are searching for a cheaper and easier alternative to braces. Sturbridge orthodontists get it. Braces aren’t cheap. However, there are lots of long-term benefits to be enjoyed when you make the financial investment…

Top Orthodontists Recommends These 4 Things

You might think that orthodontists only care one thing– straight teeth. While orthodontists are certainly concerned about straightening your teeth, their primary passion is to promote healthy teeth. Braces and other orthodontic appliances can challenge you significantly as you try to keep your teeth and gums healthy, so top orthodontists in Sturbridge recommend these 4…

Sturbridge Orthodontics Explains What to Do About Broken Braces

Broken Braces 911 Try as you might to keep braces in perfect shape, life happens! Your mouth is a busy place from talking, eating, drinking, playing sports and instruments, etc. Sometimes it’s hard to know when you need to make an immediate appointment with us to fix an issue and when you can just wait…