Types of Orthodontic solutions for Kids

Types of Orthodontic Braces and Appliances There are many different dental appliances used with pediatric patients today at Burlingame Smile Studio, serving Burlingame, Hillsborough, and Millbrae. Braces are still the #1 method used for straightening teeth and correcting misalignment in children’s teeth. They work by putting pressure on the teeth or jaws to move them…

Why Does an Overbite Need to Be Fixed?

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An overbite, also called a deep bite or closed bite, is a type of malocclusion. It is characterized by the upper front teeth protruding excessively over the bottom front teeth when back teeth are closed. What are the causes of a deep bite? The lower jaw is shorter than the upper jaw This is the…

Not Too Late To Get Them Straight

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Are you an adult in Burlingame with crooked teeth? Perhaps you are not familiar with the latest types of braces. Here is a quick rundown. If you don’t want the whole world to know you are wearing braces, ‘behind the teeth’ or lingual braces may be a good option. So-called ‘invisible braces’ work great for…

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…