Why meeting your future orthodontist is important

We’ve recently had quite a few patients come in for second opinions after consultations where the doctor never even came in the room. Why does that even matter?  In my experience, it totally matters. We have an excellent records technician who takes great photos and x-rays. And we have an awesome treatment coordinator who has […]

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Why Every Child Should See An Orthodontist by Age 7

As an Orthodontist in Bakersfield, CA, I treat a lot of children and teens. It always pains me to see kids walk into Gianquinto OrthoArts with serious problems requiring extensive treatment, when I know those issues could have been prevented or treated much more easily if they’d come in earlier. Detecting problems early can prevent […]

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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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Find Dr. G Surfing the Web WIN a $500 Costco Gift Card!

At Gianquinto OrthoArts, we love making people smile and are always looking for better ways to do just that. We’ve completely redesigned our website to showcase the OrthoArts experience, and we’re pretty excited about it! To celebrate, we’re offering the chance at a $500 Costco Gift Card for anyone who wants to join in on […]

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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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