HOW TO CHOOSE AN ORTHODONTIST FOR YOUR CHILDREN

Picture: Archive  Choosing an orthodontist for is no easy task. After all, you want you or your child to receive the best care and you want to know that the orthodontist you choose cares about your children’s teeth. The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) stresses that you do not want to wait until your child…

DENTAL BRACES COST

Picture: Archive  If you are a candidate for braces or you have wanted to receive a braces consultation, one of the questions you may share with many other patients is “how much are braces with insurance?” This is a common question that we receive here in our Burlingame dental office. When you first learn that…

WHY DIY BRACES ARE NOT YOUR BEST FRIENDS

Picture: Archive  If you have never heard of DIY braces or DIY orthodontics, that is for the best. Dr. April Lee wants to warn her patients about this dangerous trend. The ADA or American Dental Association has put out a strong warning against the practices of DIY orthodontics due to the injuries that patients can suffer.   While the idea…

FOUR IMPORTANT ORTHODONTIC TOPICS THAT ALL PATIENTS SHOULD KNOW

Picture: Archive  FOUR IMPORTANT ORTHODONTIC TOPICS THAT ALL PATIENTS SHOULD KNOW Dr. April Lee and her staff here at Burlingame Smile Studio find that patients have a better overall success rate when they are informed and educated. This is because they are able to properly care for their teeth throughout the treatment period. Below, we…

ORTHODONTIST VS DENTIST: THE DIFFERENCE AND WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Picture: Shutterstock  ORTHODONTIST VS DENTIST: THE DIFFERENCE AND WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Your mouth can be thought of as the gateway to your body’s health and to ensure your overall oral health, it is important that you maintain healthy teeth and gums. If you want to check in on your oral health, now is…

AFFORDABLE DENTAL BRACES FOR ADULTS

Picture: Shutterstock  AFFORDABLE DENTAL BRACES FOR ADULTS If you’re looking for affordable dental braces for adults in San Franscisco Bay Area, look no further than Burlingame Smile Studio, led by Dr. April Lee, a certified specialist in Orthodontics.   INVEST IN YOUR HEALTH AND APPEARANCE While an orthodontic treatment including adult dental braces may initially…

USING FLEX SPENDING AND HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNTS FOR DENTAL WORK

Picture: Pixabay  USING FLEX SPENDING AND HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNTS FOR DENTAL WORK HSAs and FSAs are designed to let employees save money for certain health care costs. FSAs are available to anyone, including people who are self-employed. HSAs are available to people who have high deductible health plans (HDHPs) Most HSAs qualify orthodontic treatments…

DO WISDOM TEETH AFFECT ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT?

Picture: Shutterstock  DO WISDOM TEETH AFFECT ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT? Dr. April Lee at Burlingame Smile Studio provides orthodontic treatment for patients in the San Francisco Bay Area. In this post we provide some answers to questions that many of our patients ask about orthodontic treatment and wisdom teeth. WHEN DO WISDOM TEETH COME IN? Wisdom teeth…

WISDOM TEETH AND ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT

Picture: Shutterstock WISDOM TEETH AND ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT Everyone wants straight, healthy teeth, and for many people, orthodontic treatment is key to delivering the smile they dream of. However, for those whose wisdom teeth have still not come in, it can be concerning. Will they spend their time, money, and effort on treatment only to have…