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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Treatment of Underbites

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 lower first molar is more anterior (or more towards the front of the mouth) than […]

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Three Reasons for Orthodontic Treatment as an Adult

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 well! 1. Improved Esthetics This one’s a no-brainer. Straight teeth are esthetically more pleasing than […]

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Three Most Common Reasons to see a Pediatric Orthodontist

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 dental health.  Fixing misaligned bites early makes sense. During the sensitive stages of adolescence, children […]

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Micro-Esthetics in Orthodontic Treatment – Achieving the Best Results

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 a very small scale can make noticeable differences in the end result. Our patient was […]

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