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.

Choose the Best Colors for your Braces

It’s summer and it’s a great time to switch up the colors of your braces, but what colors should you choose and what colors should you avoid? From colors like red and blue to green, yellow, purple, or pink, the options are virtually endless and Sturbridge orthodontists have the colors that you want. There isn’t…

Are You a Candidate for Removable Braces?

If you are a teen or an adult who is interested in removable braces, then you should have no problem finding an orthodontist in Sturbridge who advertises the procedure. That’s because this alternative to conventional metal braces is incredibly appealing to almost any orthodontic patient. However, removable braces aren’t for everyone, and it’s important to…

Stay in Step with Phased Ortho Treatment

As kids begin to lose baby teeth and permanent teeth emerge in their place, issues in alignment and/or spacing can start to show. It’s recommended that kids have an orthodontic evaluation at age 7. That’s when Dr. Ferdinand Sabelis at Sturbridge Orthodontics can evaluate a child’s smile to determine if ortho treatment is needed. Not…

Ortho Treatment: Take Your Pick

We live in a world that offers us lots of choices. From what you wear to what you eat to the music you listen to, you’ve got options. So, shouldn’t you have choices when it comes to orthodontic treatment? We think so. At Sturbridge Orthodontics, Dr. Ferdinand Sabelis offers leading-edge care for healthy, beautiful smiles.…

Invisalign Clear Braces Rock!

You want a great smile, but you don’t want to wear metal braces. We understand. Whether you’re a teen or an adult considering orthodontic treatment, you want something that lets the true you shine through. That’s what’s so great about Invisalign clear braces from Dr. Ferdinand Sabelis at Sturbridge Orthodontics. As the name implies, this…

Survival Guide for Teens with Braces

Most teens are bummed to find out that they need braces, but some Sturbridge orthodontists are helping young adults to make the most of a temporary situation. The emotional and physical rollercoaster that is adolescence can seem to become more complicated when braces are involved. During a time when image means so much, it’s tough…