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BRACES ORDERED ONLINE CAN HAVE SERIOUS ADVERSE EFFECTS

Picture: Archive  If you have ever seen the commercials for mail order DIY braces/ aligners at home, you may be intrigued by them. Who wouldn’t want to do their own dental care, save money, and have a beautiful smile. But, is it really that easy? Of course not! Dr. Lee along with the American Association…

WHY NOT TO CHOOSE SMILEDIRECTCLUB

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry

Picture: Archive  Imagine being able to straighten your teeth at home – sounds like a dream, right? Well, it is possible, BUT it can have worse effects on your teeth and Dr. April Lee from Burlingame Smile Studio wants to warn you to avoid these “at-home” options at all costs. SmileDirectClub is a popular company…

HOW TO CHOOSE AN ORTHODONTIST FOR YOUR CHILDREN

Picture: Archive  Choosing an orthodontist for is no easy task. After all, you want you or your child to receive the best care and you want to know that the orthodontist you choose cares about your children’s teeth. The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) stresses that you do not want to wait until your child…

DENTAL BRACES COST

Picture: Archive  If you are a candidate for braces or you have wanted to receive a braces consultation, one of the questions you may share with many other patients is “how much are braces with insurance?” This is a common question that we receive here in our Burlingame dental office. When you first learn that…

WHY DIY BRACES ARE NOT YOUR BEST FRIENDS

Picture: Archive  If you have never heard of DIY braces or DIY orthodontics, that is for the best. Dr. April Lee wants to warn her patients about this dangerous trend. The ADA or American Dental Association has put out a strong warning against the practices of DIY orthodontics due to the injuries that patients can suffer.   While the idea…

FOUR IMPORTANT ORTHODONTIC TOPICS THAT ALL PATIENTS SHOULD KNOW

Picture: Archive  FOUR IMPORTANT ORTHODONTIC TOPICS THAT ALL PATIENTS SHOULD KNOW Dr. April Lee and her staff here at Burlingame Smile Studio find that patients have a better overall success rate when they are informed and educated. This is because they are able to properly care for their teeth throughout the treatment period. Below, we…

DON’T DITCH ADULT BRACES JUST YET: TIME IS ON YOUR SIDE

Categories: Braces

Picture: Shutterstock  DON’T DITCH ADULT BRACES JUST YET: TIME IS ON YOUR SIDE As an adult, when you realize that you may need to have orthodontic treatment, the first question that comes to mind is unlikely to be the cost, but rather, the time needed to wear the braces or orthodontic appliance for. Many of…

WHEN SHOULD I GET BRACES?

Categories: Braces

Picture: Freepik  WHEN SHOULD I GET BRACES? When it comes to orthodontic treatment, one of the questions we are commonly asked here in our office is when is the optimal time to start braces. This is a common question and one that needs to be addressed. Dr. April Lee is prepared to work with you…

DIY BRACES: WHY YOU SHOULD NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE TREND

Categories: Braces

Picture: Shutterstock  DIY BRACES: WHY YOU SHOULD NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE TREND The Internet is flooded with different new trends and ideas that kids and teens participate in. With the ability to reach millions and billions of people, individuals find YouTube and the Internet to be an easy way to make statements, show off fashion…

DENTAL IMPLANTS AND BRACES: YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED

Categories: Braces

Picture: Shutterstock  DENTAL IMPLANTS AND BRACES: YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED If you are a dental implant recipient, it is possible that you may need to receive some type of orthodontic treatment to optimize the placement and esthetics of your new dental implant. Patients often ask Dr. Lee whether or not it is necessary to place braces…

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Burlingame Smile Studio
1740 Marco Polo Way Suite 12
Burlingame, CA 94010
Phone: 650-231-2680
Fax: 650-240-3878

Burlingame Orthodontist, Dr. April Lee, is open weekends, speaks Cantonese, Mandarin, and English, and offers Orthodontics to the following San Francisco Bay area cities:
Burlingame • Hillsborough • Millbrae • San Bruno • San Mateo • South San Francisco • Foster City, Daly City