Dr. Eichel’s Monthly Newsletter October 2005 Volume 2 Issue 10 October is National Orthodontic Health Month (NOHM) Every October, the AAO takes the spotlight with NOHM. This year marks NOHM’s tenth anniversary. It’s a time for all patients to tell the public about the benefits of orthodontics. What we want our patients Dr. Eichel and staff to remember this month: would like to congratulate *If you wear braces, avoid Rhianne R. for winning sticky or chewy snacks. our Fall Fun Basket. Eating the wrong food may Rhianne, enjoy!! lengthen orthodontic treatment. *If you choose to eat Halloween candy, indulge in moderation, select melt-in- your-mouth varieties and be sure to brush and floss right The colder weather is now upon us. In an effort after eating. to keep you warm, Dr. Eichel has prepared a new *Adults can benefit from basket full of winter weather items sure to keep orthodontic treatment, too; you warm this holiday season. It includes cocoa healthy teeth can be moved at mix, tea bags, popcorn, gloves, scarf, thermos, a almost any age. Perfect North Gift Certificate, a Barnes and Noble Gift Certificate and more! Remember, wear Dr. Eichel’s T-Shirt or have excellent brushing and you can earn two raffle tickets, which gives you a better chance to win the basket. Dr. Eichel and his staff are raising money for the Hurricane Relief Fund. We are auctioning off a Rota-Dent, an Oral-B toothbrush and a box of professional strength Crest Whitestrips. We are selling raffle tickets for $1 or 3 for $2. Please see a receptionist if you would like to be a part of the raffle. On Monday, October 31st (otherwise known as Halloween), Dr. Eichel and his staff will be dressed up. If you would like to join us, simply schedule an appointment that day. We will be giving away an extra raffle ticket to all patients that join in on the celebration. Recipe of the Month: Pumpkin Pudding Ingredients: *3 boxes instant vanilla pudding (enough to make 12 one-half cup servings) *1 teaspoon red food coloring *1/2 teaspoon yellow food coloring *1 9-ounce package plan chocolate wafers *6 cups of milk *Chocolate syrup to taste *One 8-once can mandarin oranges drained Directions Combine pudding mix and milk in large bowl as directed on the package. Refrigerate until firm. Crush chocolate wafers into crumbs, using a food processor, or put the wafers into a zip-lock bag and crush with a rolling pin. Combine red and yellow food coloring in a small bowl. Stir into pudding thoroughly, until pudding is orange. Alternate layers of pudding with layers of chocolate crumbs in a parfait cup or glass for a total of three layers of pudding. Top each layer of crumbs with chocolate syrup to taste before adding the next pudding layer. Top each parfait with mandarin oranges and additional wafer crumbs. Makes eight 8-ounce servings The Newest Members of the Braces Team Are: Smiling Faces Who Lost Their *Juan L. *Samantha M. *Monique J. Braces This Month Are: *Matthew H. *Brittany L. *Kyle N. *Chelsea S. *Logan R. *Laina K. *Kirsten B. *Lynda S. *Emily Z. *Ryan B. *Nicholas P. *Brook G. *Charles S. *Jonny W. *Kraig P. *Sophie R. *Kelli G. *Zane E. *Olivia H. *Dani F. *Evan M. *Elijah J. *Ruby R. *Brain S. *Jamie T. *Morgan J. *Michael J.
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