Tag Archives: Bakersfield Orthodontist

Crozats and Crozat Treatment, Bakersfield CA

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We love it when patients have specific questions about their treatment options, and love it even more when our patients have done their homework before their consultation with us. Here at our office, we offer the latest techniques in orthodontics … Continue reading

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KCDS Study Club – Recommended Photography Equipment

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Last week at the first meeting of the re-branded KCDS Study Club, we presented a simple, affordable digital photography setup for clinical photos, both intraoral and extraoral. Digital Dental Photography Setup   Canon SL1 Digital Camera – Body only – … Continue reading

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What is the Difference between an Orthodontist and a Dentist that does Orthodontics?

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What is the Difference between an Orthodontist and a Dentist that does Orthodontics? I get this question all of the time. In fact, I’ve been hearing it more and more lately, which is a good thing! It means that patients … Continue reading

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Treatment of Underbites

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Class III malocclusions, more commonly known as “underbites”, are arguably the most difficult types of conditions to treat in orthodontics, especially when a patient has a skeletal pattern that tends toward an open bite. Class III malocclusions are where the … Continue reading

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Three Reasons for Orthodontic Treatment as an Adult

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A smile is an incredible asset, and our adult patients agree that it is never too late for improvement. Orthodontic treatment at later stages in life can dramatically improve your smile, but there are other reasons to seek treatment as … Continue reading

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Three Most Common Reasons to see a Pediatric Orthodontist

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Children are prime candidates for bite treatment from a pediatric orthodontist. In fact, abnormalities in dental alignment can be diagnosed as early as seven years old. Addressing issues promptly, especially before the end of the teen years, leads to long-term … Continue reading

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Micro-Esthetics in Orthodontic Treatment – Achieving the Best Results

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Achieving the best orthodontic treatment results often involves more than just alignment of teeth. Sometimes, the shape of teeth themselves will not allow for ideal placement, or supporting gum tissues are insufficient for optimal esthetics. In these cases, changes on … Continue reading

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Does My Child Need A Palatal Expander?

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One of our most popular questions from concerned parents is, “Does my child need a palatal expander?” Many times, our answer to the expander question is “No,” which is difficult for some parents to take in after hearing other opinions … Continue reading

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