I did a little searching after my last post. All medical expenses that exceed 7.5% of your adjusted gross income can be written off on your taxes. This includes all dental procedures, braces, your portion of surgical expenses, and even mileage to and from doctor's appointments. Here is the link to the IRS website section regarding these deductions. Just thought it might be a good piece of info for you guys:
It looks like this will be my first year to actually use an accountant!