Can I Wear Braces While I’m Pregnant?

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Pregnant women are advised to avoid many things such as taking certain medications and eating specific foods. However, there is rarely a reason why a pregnant woman should not undergo orthodontic treatment. It is usually considered safe for pregnant women to have orthodontic treatment, with some precautions. Today’s message is for pregnant women interested in…

How is the Latest Dental Technology Used in Orthodontics?

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The dental industry—like other health care sectors—has benefited significantly from cutting-edge technology. Cosmetic dentists tout same-day restorations. Oral surgeons improve the patient experience with no-needle anesthesia. More and more practices are offering no-drill dentistry. Orthodontic treatment is no exception. There have been a plethora of improvements in materials, techniques, and teeth-straightening systems. How do orthodontic…

The Dangers Of Oral Infections

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“It’s just a small sore, it will go away.” “A little sensitivity is no big deal.” It happens to most Burlingame residents at least once in their life. Your teeth become sensitive to cold drinks. A tooth develops a dull ache. A sore on the gums doesn’t heal up. An injured tooth darkens. A pain…

Dental X-rays Help Your Orthodontist Provide Quality Care

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Don’t know a periapical from a bitewing? Today’s post from the team at Burlingame Smile Studio focuses on dental X-rays. Panoramic If you have ever stood in a huge camera apparatus and struggled to stay still while an automated camera made one slow pass around your head, then you have had a panoramic X-ray taken.…