How to Prepare Your Teen for Braces

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Orthodontic treatment using traditional metal braces, invisible braces, or clear aligners is a process that can take up to two years to complete. It is important that your teen prepares for a lengthy and sometimes uncomfortable process if they opt for braces. Choosing the right form of orthodontic treatment is an important initial process that…

How Do Conventional Braces Compare to Invisalign?

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Braces and Invisalign are both used to slowly straighten an individual’s teeth, however they have a variety of differences. If you are planning to get standard braces or Invisalign, Doctor Lee at Burlingame Smile Studio can provide you with either. What is Invisalign? Invisalign is a patented orthodontic system that uses clear aligners that are…

What If My California Dental Insurance Doesn’t Cover Braces?

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Some dental insurers don’t cover orthodontics. This doesn’t make sense to orthodontists. Straightening teeth can prevent expensive dental problems. These include tooth decay, treatment for bite problems, and gum disease. We all know that dental insurance companies rarely make coverage decisions based on what is best for the patient. However, you shouldn’t give up on…