The Dangers Of Oral Infections

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“It’s just a small sore, it will go away.” “A little sensitivity is no big deal.” It happens to most Burlingame residents at least once in their life. Your teeth become sensitive to cold drinks. A tooth develops a dull ache. A sore on the gums doesn’t heal up. An injured tooth darkens. A pain…

4 Reasons To Look For The ADA Seal

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When you go to your drugstore or supermarket looking for toothpaste, mouthwash, teeth whitener, or another oral care product, be sure that the product you elect lists the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance. Today, we look at 4 ways the ADA seal can help you make good oral care choices for you and your…

Don’t Underestimate The Importance of Retainers

Categories: Retainers
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The team at Burlingame Smile Studio in Northern California wants to discuss retainers. The retention phase is an essential milestone. When you’re ready for an orthodontic retainer, the slow, difficult work of moving teeth is over. Your smile looks incredible, but stay with the program. There is still a lot going on behind the scenes—under…

Nearly Invisible Teeth Straightening

Categories: Braces, Retainers
Clear Braces - Nearly Invisible Teeth Straightening for Burlingame Adults

Many  adults want to look younger by straightening their teeth but having a mouthful of  teenager-style metal braces is not exactly what they had in mind. Burlingame Smile Studio serving Northern California can help improve your smile. Are you considering orthodontia to straighten your teeth? There are several varieties of braces on the market today. The…

Crooked Teeth And Cavities

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The team at Burlingame Smile Studio in Northern California wants to discuss orthodontia. Many dental patients in and around San Francisco hold the belief that orthodontists only change the look of your teeth. Consequently, they think that the only reason to find an orthodontist is if you are interested in cosmetic dentistry. The fact is…

Dental X-rays Help Your Orthodontist Provide Quality Care

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Don’t know a periapical from a bitewing? Today’s post from the team at Burlingame Smile Studio focuses on dental X-rays. Panoramic If you have ever stood in a huge camera apparatus and struggled to stay still while an automated camera made one slow pass around your head, then you have had a panoramic X-ray taken.…

Just Got Braces? Avoid These Foods (and Other Braces Tips)

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The team at Burlingame Smile Studio in Northern California wants to discuss what not to eat when you have braces. They also have some other good tips for those wearing braces. Avoid hard or sticky foods (or non-food items) while you have braces. Some of the following ‘no-no’s’ are obvious. But it’s good to review…

A Teenage Smile Without The Metal

No One Will Know You Are Wearing Braces In Burlingame

Many  adults want to look younger by straightening their teeth but having a mouthful of  teenager-style metal braces is not exactly what they had in mind. Burlingame Smile Studio serving Northern California can help improve your smile with clear braces. If you are not comfortable with your crooked teeth, we can help! There are new, discrete…

The Challenge Of Oral Hygiene For Orthodontic Patients

Categories: Braces
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There is no doubt about it – it is harder to keep your teeth clean if you wear braces. It’s unfortunate (and ironic) when brace wearers develop tooth decay and weaken their teeth while they’re actually trying to improve their smile with braces. The team at Burlingame Smile Studio wants to discuss how to keep…

Can You Straighten Your Teeth Without Braces?

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Spring Retainers Can Correct Alignment Without Braces

Many people could improve their smile with braces, yet only a few of them are currently undergoing treatment. A common reason people use for not getting orthodontic treatment is because they think you need to wear metal braces. The team at Burlingame Smile Studio can help set you (and your mouth) straight. You don’t need…