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Adult Orthodontics

Removable Retainers explained

Overview There are two basic types of retainers: removable and permanent. Dr. April Lee of Burlingame Smile Studio will help you choose the best type for you based on what you needed braces for and any conditions you might have. You may receive both a removable retainer for your top teeth and a permanent one

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Self-litigating vs Traditional Braces

Self-ligating braces contain a built-in solution to secure the wire to the brackets. Sometimes they are called “self-ligating brackets.” Dr. Lee at Burlingame Smile Studio can help you decide whether self-ligating braces are a good option for you. Contact Burlingame Smile Studio This method is different from traditional braces, where tiny elastic bands are attached

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Questions Before for Your Orthodontic Treatment

You’ll see your orthodontist a lot during the course of your treatment, so make sure you’re comfortable with Dr. April Lee at Contact Burlingame Smile Studio. .Some things you can ask them at your first visit: Which braces are best for my teeth and situation? How long do I have I wear the braces? How

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Do I Need Braces?

A visit to orthodontist Dr. April Lee at Contact Burlingame Smile Studio is a good start and she can recommend braces to improve the patient’s orofacial appearance if needed. Through orthodontic treatment, problems like crooked or crowded teeth, overbites, underbites, incorrect jaw position, and disorders of the jaw joints are corrected. Is There a Right

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Different Types of Adult Braces

Traditional Braces The most common standard treatment is braces, which consist of brackets, elastic bands, and an archwire. The brackets are glued to the front of each tooth and work as anchors for the braces. Archwires are placed through the brackets and small elastic bands secure the archwire in the bracket. Tightening the archwire puts

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Know The Facts About Oral Piercings

Body piercings are a common form of self-expression seen around San Francisco. Contact Burlingame Smile Studio first for more information for those who currently have an oral piercing or are considering one. Since this is a dental blog, I am sure you expect us to raise all sorts of alarms warning of the dangers of

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Invisible Braces vs Traditional Braces

While it’s obvious the main difference between old-style braces (clear or metal) and invisible braces is detectability, it isn’t the only thing to consider. There are pros and cons to both. Removability – Invisible braces can and must be removed when eating or drinking anything other than water. While this is an advantage over metal braces,

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Don’t Put Off Your Orthodontic Dental Exam

Hi kids, adults, and golden-agers in Burlingame Smile Studio. No matter what age you are, as long as you have teeth, dental orthodontic exams are an important practice for keeping your smile healthy and beautiful! At Burlingame Smile Studio, we have an excellent office and friendly team of professionals to make your exams something you’ll

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Smile Makeovers: It’s Not Just About Your Teeth

I have been creating spectacular smiles at my Burlingame Smile Studio since 2015. Each one of my San Francisco smile makeover patients values their new smile almost as much as I value their trust. My loyal patients, along with my dedicated dental team, have made my professional career particularly rewarding. Working as an orthodontist in

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Reinvent Your Smile and Change Your Life

Hello friends of Burlingame Smile Studio! Thanks for stopping by the ultimate orthodontics blog. Today we are talking about personal transformation. Many people want to reinvent themselves in at least one area of their life. Some folks are training for a new career. Some people have made a healthy lifestyle a priority by making better

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