At-Home Orthodontics – Buyer Beware!

In this new age of YouTube, Amazon and 3D printing, I’ve had a lot of questions about at-home clear aligner treatment to straighten teeth. With slogans such as “Straighten your teeth for 60% less than braces”, “Get straight teeth in months” and “You shouldn’t have to pay a fortune for a smile you’ll love,”   […]

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5 Steps to Success with Invisalign

Invisalign is an awesome way to make your smile everything you want it to be. Your aligners and digital treatment plan are custom-designed for you and your teeth, and your cooperation is essential in getting the most out of your treatment. Here are some helpful guidelines that will ensure we can reach your treatment goals: […]

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Crozats and Crozat Treatment, Bakersfield CA

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 and dentofacial orthopedics based on patient comfort, clinical efficiency and scientific evidence. I’ve recently had […]

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Clarity Ceramic Braces vs Invisalign. What’s the difference?

There are many people out there who would love to have straighter teeth, but are put off by the look of metal braces. Fortunately, there are treatment options that are much more esthetically pleasing for those who would rather not rock the “metal” look. When it comes to esthetic treatment, clear braces and Invisalign are […]

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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 are becoming more educated about their treatment options, wary of advertising, and more inquisitive as a result. Sometimes it can be difficult to tell if your dentist is […]

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