Extraction. Sometimes it’s the best option.

Sometimes it’s easy to see that there are more teeth than the supporting bone can fit. Sometimes it’s not so clear.  When it comes to deciding whether removal of permanent teeth is needed for your orthodontic treatment, we are here to help! In certain cases, the upper and lower jaws are large enough to fit […]

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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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