Do Your Teeth Overlap? What’s the Best Way to Fix Them?

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Plenty of people have teeth that overlap. While overlapping teeth are not always necessary to fix, an individual’s appearance can be improved by correcting the abnormality. What causes overlapping teeth? Overlapping teeth are usually caused by genetics or habits as a child such as thumbsucking. They can also be caused by the mouth being too…

Are There Different Types of Invisible Braces?

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What are invisible braces? Invisible braces are any form of dental appliance system that are clear and difficult to see in the mouth. Some examples of invisible braces are: Invisalign Invisalign is the trademarked name for one of the first and probably the best-known aligner braces system. It uses transparent retainer-type appliances that can be…

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…

Braces Fix These 3 Problems For a Stunning Smile

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For decades, orthodontia has been used to fix patient’s smiles. With the many orthodontic treatments available, children, teenagers and even adults can benefit from braces. There are many different types of braces available. These include conventional metal braces, ceramic braces, and invisible aligners. If you are one of the millions of Americans with a “bite”…